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Joyful movement makes physical activity possible for all

...studies have consistently found that regular physical activity plays an important role in reducing the risk of chronic conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and osteoporosis. Nevertheless, joyful movement activities need not be expensive...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...behavior and build new lives. The effectiveness of addiction treatment is comparable to success rates for other chronic conditions, such as certain forms of heart disease and diabetes, points out Alan I. Leshner, director of the National Institute...
AWARE will honor women of distinction

...The unit was a direct result of that committee. Today it provides space for patients fighting cancer and other chronic conditions to receive the treatment and support they need to beat their illness. The Women of Distinction Dinner will feature...
Local group seeks assisted living for seniors intermediate level of long-term care appropriate for many. By utilizing the assisted level of care before chronic conditions become too debilitating, seniors may prevent or postpone the need for a nursing home. Currently in Juneau there...
AIDS: After 30 years, the battle is far from over

...this month, the disease has evolved from an unnamed and mysterious illness to a diabolical killing machine to a chronic condition that can be managed with drugs. Overall, AIDS has killed 25 million people worldwide. But the successful campaign...
SEARHC hosts Living Well chronic disease support group

...offer a "Living Well with Chronic Conditions" support group. The free...Living a healthy life with a chronic condition can be challenging, and participants...and be active. Some of the chronic conditions that may lead to people participating...
Juneau VA clinic to open in March

...his time of service, is worried that the clinic will add another round of red tape for veterans who need care for chronic conditions. "While, yeah, sure it would be great to think that a clinic here in town would actually help veterans, in...
A failing grade in Public Health 101

...asthma increase 75 percent in California between 1984 and 1998? Epidemiologists suspect that these clusters of chronic conditions are caused by some combination of genetic inheritance and environmental toxins like air pollution or household pesticides...
Southeast Medical Clinic booming in massage therapy's provided and have returned. Bass described how massage therapy is used to treat a variety of both acute and chronic conditions that many aren't aware of when thinking about massage. She said the first referrals were from doctors within the...
Parents concerned about school nurse cuts

...scheduled doses on occasion. She claimed that the cuts could amount to "discrimination" against students with chronic conditions or disabilities."School staff members are not substitute for a trained nurse in the care of my daughter or any...


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