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My Turn: Examining the toxicity of cannibis

...by teenage and college binge drinking. People die of alcohol poisoning every day in the United States. The Center for Disease Control reports that 88,000 deaths occur every year in the U.S. and that "excessive drinking" was responsible...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-15/my-turn-examining-toxicity-cannibis
Opinion
Health officials say Ebola threat low

...with the Ebola virus because they may come into contact with the person's blood or body fluids.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends not visiting countries where outbreaks are occurring, including Liberia, Sierra...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-08/health-officials-say-ebola-threat-low
State
Grand Camp supports smoke-free workplaces

...and lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death among American Indian/Alaska Natives, according to the Center for Disease Control. "Adopting smoke-free or tobacco-free policies and higher tobacco taxes are proven tools to prevent Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-19/grand-camp-supports-smoke-free-work
Neighbors
Alaska at low risk for infection

...handle any suspected cases.Officials in the state's epidemiology division have been on calls with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other states to aid in planning and ensuring accurate information is getting out. The division...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-17/alaska-low-risk-infection
State
State to discuss Ebola preparedness

...Michael Cooper will hold the news conference on Thursday in Anchorage.U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to make Ebola test kits available in Alaska as a precautionary measure. Earlier this week...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-16/state-discuss-ebola-preparedness
State
Health officials: Take sickness seriously

...the virus is detected in Alaska soon."While a mix of enteroviruses circulates every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, EV-D68 has been reported in numbers much greater than in other years, and some of the reported...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-07/health-officials-take-sickness-seriousl
Local
Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

...diagnosed in the U.S.Texas health officials said there were no other suspected cases in the state, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention immediately sought to calm fears that one case would spread widely."Ebola can be scary. But...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/questions-and-answers-about-us-ebola-ca
State
Health officials say Ebola threat low in Alaska

...with the Ebola virus because they may come into contact with the person's blood or body fluids.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends not visiting countries where outbreaks are occurring, including Liberia, Sierra...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-07/health-officials-say-ebola-threat-low-a
State
Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

...showed no symptoms on the plane, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden...state lab and confirmed by a separate test by the Centers for Disease Control, said Carrie Williams, spokeswoman for the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-30/officials-confirm-first-ebola-case-diag
State
My Turn: Think E-cigarette are fun? Think again ...

...kills 50 percent of its users, big tobacco is dependent on initiating these susceptible experimenters. The Centers for Disease Control just released findings that more than a quarter of a million youths who had never smoked a conventional cigarette...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-08/my-turn-think-e-cigarette-are-fun-thi
Opinion

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