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Juneau meeting focuses on new medication for asthma sufferers

...asthma suffers, allowing them to use their inhalers at longer intervals, she said. Children can run and exercise without coughing and wheezing when their asthma is well controlled. Dr. Charles Jackson, a Seattle allergist, will speak at Thursday's...
Health officials: Take sickness seriously other years, and some of the reported cases have been severe. Mild symptoms may include fever, runny nose, sneezing, coughing and aches. More severe symptoms may include wheezing and difficulty breathing. Infants and children through teenagers are...
Joe Tompkins' Paralympics journey ends with training injury

...I can breathe okay," Tompkins said before his surgery Monday. "They don't know what is wrong with my lungs but I am coughing up some blood and that is not cool."Tompkins stated he will be in the hospital for at least 10 days if all goes well and...
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...for asthma sufferers New product may offer some relief from coughing and wheezing By ANN CHANDONNET THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Controlling...intervals, she said. Children can run and exercise without coughing and wheezing when their asthma is well controlled. Dr. Charles...
Man tries to save eagle hit by a car

A bald eagle coughing up blood along the side of Glacier Highway drew sympathy from one Juneau man Thursday, who said he couldn't understand how others...
Juneau gets sneak preview of flu season

It's not flu yet. But the coughing and sneezing heard in Juneau is a preview of the influenza season, which already may have begun elsewhere in Alaska. "As soon...
After delay, flu is here providers aren't sure if it's a statewide flu bug, but folks in Juneau do seem sicker all of a sudden. Vomiting, coughing, stomach aches, dehydration, body aches and sore throats are just a few of the nasty symptoms plaguing locals in the past...
Totem carvers up Kake

...Sunday morning when they began tearing into Kake. But it was the Totem fans who were soon suffering from indigestion. Despite coughing up a big second-half lead - and experiencing some major deja vu - Hoonah's appetite for a B Bracket championship prevailed...
Flu season is here

...slow it down. If we have flu symptoms - coughing, fever, body aches, runny nose, sore...use a tissue to cover our mouths when coughing or sneezing, and immediately throw the...our hands or use a hand sanitizer after coughing or sneezing; and use sanitary wipes...
Locals low-key about dangers of swine flu

...mentioned staying away from crowded places and people that are coughing. "There's so much flu going around and the doctors tell...far as prevention, Larry Cooper said, "(If) people are coughing by me, try to take precautions but other than that live my...


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