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North Pole man sickened by 'rabbit fever'

...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, human tularemia cases in the U.S...protect themselves by keeping their animals away from hares. The disease can be spread through a pet's saliva, even before a pet...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/north-pole-man-sickened-rabbit-fever
Outdoors
Billionaire Saudi prince vows to donate $32 billion fortune

...understanding" and supporting communities in need, he said in a statement. Programs will include promoting health, eradicating disease, bringing electricity to remote villages, building orphanages and schools, as well as "empowering women."The prince...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/billionaire-saudi-prince-vows-donate-
Not For Web
Venus nears Serena showdown

...grass-court Grand Slam tournament in 2008; three years later, she announced that she has Sjogren's syndrome, an autoimmune disease that can cause joint pain and fatigue.Her nearly 2-hour match Wednesday was the last on Court 3, and wrapped up at about...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/venus-nears-serena-showdown
Not For Web
Veterinarians bring checkups to Yukon River communities

...River in an effort to reduce strays and their potential to pass diseases to humans.KYUK reports (http://is.gd/U4yAs1) costly...officials worry this population will come in contact with germs and disease, including rabies that has been found in the Yukon-Kiskokwim...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-24/veterinarians-bring-checkups-yukon-rive
State
Veterinarians bring checkups to Yukon River communities

...River in an effort to reduce strays and their potential to pass diseases to humans.KTOO-FM reported costly vet visits keep pets...officials worry this population will come in contact with germs and disease, including rabies that has been found in the Yukon-Kiskokwim...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-23/veterinarians-bring-checkups-yukon-rive
State
California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

...protect children against a number of infectious and dangerous diseases," Brown wrote. "While it's true that no medical intervention...in increasing immunization rates and stopping the spread of disease, pediatric doctors said Monday after the state Senate sent...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-06-30/california-governor-signs-strict-sch
Regional News
Study: Fireworks pollute the air

...the Environmental Protection Agency noted Tuesday that children, older adults, and people with heart disease, asthma or other lung diseases are considered to be particularly sensitive to particle pollution. The agency recommended that they limit...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-01/study-fireworks-pollute-air
Not For Web
Controversy lingers over Moose Mamas' mission to raise orphaned calves

...number low and chances of introducing disease into wild populations significant. The...risking the possibility of introducing disease into a wild population.Sinnott, who...benefits, but a possibility you might add disease. Why take the risk?"Dianne Hutchinson...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/controversy-lingers-over-moose-mamas-mi
State
Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak

...signs of the mosquito-spread disease probably shunned health clinics...of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, who...journal, Lancet Infectious Diseases.In an email, Franco Pagnoni...at risk of a resurgence of diseases like measles and polio...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/malaria-killed-more-people-usual-ebol
Not For Web
My Turn: Warning: Smoking fossil fuels are hazardous to our grandchildren

...morning. Today Patterson is a spokesperson for the Center for Disease Control. You may have heard him in a CDC radio ad where he...profession didn't start to identify the life-threatening diseases caused by smoking until the 1960s. The effects of secondhand...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-25/my-turn-warning-smoking-fossil-fuels-
Opinion

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