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Smoke-free airport is great improvement

...Even small amounts of ETS can silently trigger a cancer. People with chronic sinusitis, hay fever, asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema don't have to wait for the negative and possibly fatal effects of ETS. Children also use the airport...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010399/Ope_slotnickltr.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Even small amounts of ETS can silently trigger a cancer. People with chronic sinusitis, hay fever, asthma, chronic bronchitis or emphysema don't have to wait for the negative and possibly fatal effects of ETS. Children also use the airport...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010399/Ope_slotnickltr.shtml
Local, state agencies seek to correct misinformation during debate over Fairbanks air quality

...small-particulate matter pollution, called PM 2.5.Small-particulate matter pollution has been linked to asthma, chronic bronchitis, heart and lung problems, and premature death.A highlight of the outreach efforts will be a study released by...

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State
Roll your own? Some smokers start growing their tobacco

...concluded no difference in safety between the two. Homegrown tobacco can also contain fungus and mold, which can cause chronic bronchitis and other ailments, Glynn said. Philip Morris USA, the nation's No. 1 cigarette maker, and other big companies...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082509/sta_485799108.shtml
Room to breathe

...smoke outside their house. Paul Blevins, a former two- to four-pack-a-day smoker, now battles asthma, chronic bronchitis and chronic obstruction pulmonary disorder. He feels sorry for his former compatriots huddled outside their offices...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111499/Ins_smokers.html
Inside
Routine domestic violence screenings can be a life-saver

...of other symptoms. These can be stress-related complaints including but not limited to headaches, anxiety, chronic bronchitis and chronic abdominal pain. With a complete workup and treatment given for the initial complaint, screening must...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100800/Ope_Turn.html
Opinion
Home care provides a variety of services

...heart disease. Many of our clients have COPD - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease - a term used to describe chronic bronchitis, chronic asthma and emphysema. Some studies suggest more than 16 million Americans suffer from COPD, making it...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061803/nei_homecarecolumn.shtml
Neighbors
A jeweler, a gypsy and a Dasch of spirit

...over it. But you have to keep going." In 1995 Dasch was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic bronchitis. At the time she was working as a home health care assistant, but found she could no longer lift her patients...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122101/Loc_dasch.shtml
Local
Borough considers wood stove trade-in program

...inefficient combustion. The pollution peaks during cold winter days. Exposure carries long-term risks that include chronic bronchitis, decreased lung function and for people with heart or lung disease, shorter lives. Whitaker said he expects a...

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Fairbanks officials seek more time on federal air rules

...peaks during cold winter days in Fairbanks. Health official say exposure carries long-term risks that includes chronic bronchitis, decreased lung function and, for people with heart or lung disease, shorter lives. Potential sources include...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092208/sta_335274074.shtml
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