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Letter: Forcing employees to breath toxic chemicals

...is 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...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-08/letter-forcing-employees-breath-toxic
Letters
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-28/officials-flu-season-arrived-early
State
Health officials: Take sickness seriously

...cups or eating utensils with people who are sick; disinfect frequently touched surfaces, including toys and doorknobs; cover coughs and sneezes; and stay home from daycare, school or work if exhibiting symptoms. Children and adults with asthma should be...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-07/health-officials-take-sickness-seriousl
Local
Health officials say 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-26/health-officials-say-flu-season-arrived
State
Several cases of whooping cough reported in Juneau schools

...illness starts with symptoms like those of a common cold, but within two weeks the coughing intensifies and series of rapid coughs are sometimes followed by a "whooping" sound or vomiting. The illness is most dangerous for infants less than a year old...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-24/several-cases-whooping-cough-reported-j
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...contagious disease, which starts with symptoms like those of a common cold, but within two weeks intensifies into a series of rapid coughs that are sometimes followed by a "whooping" sound or vomiting. The Juneau School District gets a thumbs up for being proactive...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-25/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
Tips for fighting flu season

The season for sickness is upon us. Runny noses, coughs, sore throats, fevers, vomiting and chills are all sypmtoms on this winter's interinary - unless you know how to prevent them...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122107/nei_20071221008.shtml
Neighbors
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...throats, aches, malaise, nausea and coughs that hang on for weeks, said Nursing...that's sprayed when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks. Flu germs come in...treating sore throats, body aches, nausea, coughs and dehydration. After delay, flu is...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021799/Loc_flu.shtml
After delay, flu is here

...full of people with sore throats, aches, malaise, nausea and coughs that hang on for weeks, said Nursing Supervisor Emily Rister...are passed in mucus that's sprayed when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks. Flu germs come in three types, with A...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021799/Loc_flu.html
Local
'Gypsy:' Perseverance musical tells tale of success at any cost

...don't call it "Going Outside." We call it "Going to America," and we only do it under protest and/or when a relative coughs up a ticket (although we do come back with suitcases crammed full of neat stuff). While I first found Perseverance's American...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012501/Ent_Gypsy.html
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