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ANTHC receives grant to study contaminants in Bering Sea

...different contaminants, and focused on Alaska Natives in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Region. ANTHC worked with the Center for Disease Control, or CDC, on that project, McOliver said.
National Bike to School Day

...According to ADOTP&F, bicycling to school and work increases physical activity, which is encouraged by the Center for Disease Control, to halt the increasing trend of obesity in our young people and adults.If more students are walking or bicycling...
Deaths spur reminders about signs of drowning

...for children ages 1 to 14, and the No. 5 cause of unintentional injury deaths for all ages in the U.S.The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that between 2005 to 2009, there were an average of 3,533 fatal unintentional drownings...
Risky behaviors by Alaska's youth

...those elsewhere? According to 2009's national Youth Risk and Behavior Survey data released last week by the Center for Disease Control, it depends on the behavior. Alaska's youth were less likely to have been in a physical fight in the past...
Asbestos, tobacco smoke, personal freedom

...designated asbestos as an A1 substance (suspected human carcinogen...)" This and the following comes from the Center for Disease Control at "The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health considers ETS (environmental...
Swine flu circulating in Southeast Alaska

...Organization and other global health officials have stopped counting individual cases. July 24 was the last day the Center for Disease Control and Prevention provided numbers of individual and confirmed cases, though it will continue to report weekly...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...detection when it passed the Breast and Cervical Cancer Mortality Prevention Act of 1990 which established the Center for Disease Control's (CDC's) National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP). The program provides...
Keep Juneau's water fluoride-free

...and to call poison control if a large quantity is ingested. Brushing your teeth is chemotherapy. Even the Center for Disease Control, one of this country's biggest proponents of water fluoridation, admits that the only benefit to be accrued...
655,000 Iraqis died because of invasion

...long, should know I guess, but "Ronald Waldman, an epidemiologist at Columbia University who worked at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention for many years, called the survey method 'tried and true,' and added that 'this is the best...
Tax hike in best interest

...inject himself a day! 20 to 40 times. If that were the case we would bleed to death! According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, a tax increase of 50 percent would cause a 12.5 percent reduction in total cigarette consumption...


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