My Turn: Are you ready for back to school?

...immunization laws in the wake of the recurrence of "childhood diseases" that were previously eliminated in this country.Recommended...Knowing your kids are healthy and protected from childhood diseases will help you sleep better at night and move you and your family...
With humor and honesty, Carter talks about his cancer

...We're not looking for a cure in patients who have a disease like melanoma that has spread," Curran said. "The, and meeting with experts on guinea worm and other diseases the center is working to eradicate.Said Jason Carter...
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Look out cancer, Juneau is on a roll (and a walk and run)

...the thyroid."My feeling about the disease is that you can conquer it," Mondich...for cancer. She has an auto immune disease that attacks healthy tissue instead of bacteria."It is not letting a disease win," Putnam said. "It is getting...
Ghosts of alpine past

Hunting has been described as a disease with no cure. Not many people who go into the field armed and ended up being the smallest buck, but that's what the disease is about.? Jeff Lund is a teacher and freelance writer based...
Parasite yet another threat to already troubled amphibians Thomas Richards said amphibian numbers are already falling because of habitat loss, climate change, fungus and other diseases. He said this new parasite is "just one more threat.""I worry about amphibians generally," said Richards, who is from...
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Some US rowers fall ill at Olympics test event

...illnesses, including explosive diarrhea and vomiting, but can also in rarer cases lead to more serious heart, brain and other diseases, such as hepatitis A.The AP testing, which will continue through the Olympics, also checked for bacterial fecal coliforms...
Survivors, supporters to run (and walk) to 'Beat the Odds'

...United States in 2015, and 589,430 people will die from the disease.The most common cancers in 2015 are breast cancer, lung...endometrial cancer, leukemia, and pancreatic cancer.Ricci's disease was revealed during an annual exam with her primary doctor...
Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery

...writing that his father, brother and two sisters all died of the disease and said the trend "concerned" the former president's doctors...of another American family having lost four members to this disease, and since that time I have had regular X-rays, CAT scans...
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Aug. 10, 2015

...the U.S. Senate, America is being left behind in the Arctic.Thumbs up to sleeping in. A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has found that Alaska has the latest average school start time in the country. According to the study...
NYC Legionnaires' outbreak up to 10 dead, 100 diagnosed

...The largest outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease in New York City has taken the lives of...100 people have been diagnosed with the disease, a form of pneumonia caused by breathing...contaminated with the Legionella bacteria.The disease is easily diagnosed and can be treated...
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