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The story behind the return of the wood bison

...several divisions of the U.S. Department of Agriculture including Wildlife Services Alaska District, National Wildlife Disease Program, Agricultural Research Service, and International Services; U.S. Army Cold Regions Test Center; U.S. Army...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-20/story-behind-return-wood-bison
Opinion
Ralliers demand Medicaid expansion

...it's too late - a Glory Hole user died a couple years ago because he wasn't able to get adequate treatment for his stomach disease from Front Street Clinic, Lovishchuk said.Front Street Community Health Center would benefit directly from Medicaid expansion...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-17/ralliers-demand-medicaid-expansion
State | AK legislature
More than 100 sickened by norovirus during San Diego cruise

...crewmembers aboard the Celebrity Infinity cruise ship were sickened by the gastrointestinal illness norovirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said an environmental health officer and an epidemiologist boarded the ship Monday after it arrived...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-13/more-100-sickened-norovirus-during-san-
State
France OKs health care bill targeting anorexia, cigarettes

...Minister Marisol Touraine, the bill's champion, said it is "crucial to tackle the challenge of aging and the emergence of new diseases" while preserving France's generous and highly vaunted health care system.Here's a look at some of the key reforms...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/france-oks-health-care-bill-targeting
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Your brain's aging: Report urges ways to stay sharp

...functioning as we get older.This isn't a disease like Alzheimer's but a natural process...smoke. Those are key risks for heart disease, and what's bad for your heart is bad...been left somewhat behind the study of diseases like Alzheimer's, and more education...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/your-brains-aging-report-urges-ways-s
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My Turn: Gwich'in vs. climate change

...temperatures. Shorelines are eroding at an accelerated pace, bodies of water are shrinking and forests are more vulnerable to disease and fire. In February, Arctic sea ice reached its lowest maximum extent on record, according to the National Snow and Ice...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-14/my-turn-gwichin-vs-climate-change
Opinion
Panel: Could cramped airline seats be dangerous?

...clot gets lose and travels into the lungs, it can cause a blockage.Nimia L. Reyes, a medical officer with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said that seat size isn't necessarily a factor in people developing the clots or not. The real...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/panel-could-cramped-airline-seats-be-
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National Infant Immunization week

...Health Center said in a news release, "and helps protect our community by preventing and reducing the spread of infectious diseases- for both children and adults."JPHC encourages the community to make an appointment during National Infant Immunization...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-05/national-infant-immunization-week
Neighbors
League of Women Voters support the expansion of Medicaid

...statement on health care: "Every U.S. resident should have access to a basic level of care that includes the prevention of disease, health promotion and education, primary care (including prenatal and reproductive health), acute care, long-term care...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-04-06/league-women-voters-support-expansion
Letters

...set of tools that researchers can use to build apps aimed at diseases. Users can sign up for studies, take tests, describe symptoms...first five apps - for Parkinson's, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, asthma, and breast cancer - are available Monday in the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10
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