Letter: Forcing employees to breath toxic chemicals until that wonderful day when smoking was finally eliminated in the bars and restaurants in Juneau. Gone were my hacking coughs. My asthma greatly improved. The lethargy and smoke-headaches the next day and the worry about the increasing risk of cancer...
Cases of kennel cough reported in Juneau

...Society has seen a few cases of kennel cough recently, GHS veterinarian Rachel Berngartt...if you think your dog could have kennel cough, call its vet, she said. Symptoms can...something as mild as a runny nose or a cough," she said. "To dogs that can be more...
Several cases of whooping cough reported in Juneau schools

...of pertussis, also known as "whooping cough."There have been two confirmed cases...coughing intensifies and series of rapid coughs are sometimes followed by a "whooping...does begin showing symptoms of whooping cough, parents are encouraged to contact their...
SEARHC encourages prevention against whooping cough

...they have a current pertussis (whooping cough) vaccination.In July, the Centers for...Prevention (CDC) said this summer's whooping cough outbreak could become the worst in the...vaccine than a few years ago.Whooping cough starts out with cold-like symptoms such...
Juneau becomes a 'hot spot' for whooping cough with a growing number of whooping cough cases and are trying to stem the growth...makes Juneau one of the state's whooping cough hot spots, along with Homer, said Dr...sneezing, low-grade fever and a mild cough that gradually becomes more severe and...
Whooping cough vaccines available

...State health and Juneau school officials are offering whooping cough vaccines today and Wednesday at two area middle schools. A spike in pertussis cases, also known as whooping cough, has pressed officials into making the vaccines available to...
Photo: Whooping cough vaccinations

...a Tdap vaccine Tuesday at Floyd Dryden Middle School. The clinic will move to Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School from 2 to 8 p.m. today. There have been a growing number of Pertussis (whooping cough) cases reported in Juneau this year.
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...businesses. HB124Most employers have to offer a minimum amount of sick leave to employees. HB125Prohibits the sale of a type of cough medicine called dextromethorphan to anyone under 18 years old. HB126Revises and updates the state's uniform code of military...
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Letter: Sealaska adds last-minute candidate meetings

...Portland is an attempt to lose the Sealaska 4 and the other independent candidates by requiring non-endorsed candidates to cough up more funds to participate in these extra gatherings.Endorsed "slate" candidates have their expenses paid by the independent...
Officials: Flu season arrived early

...weeks ahead," she said.Health officials recommend that Alaskans get flu shots, wash their hands frequently, cover their coughs and stay home if they are sick. Children should be kept home from school until they have been free of fever for at least 24...


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