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My Turn: Protecting salmon in a changing climate

...fish, climate change poses a direct threat to our wild salmon by making them more vulnerable to pollution, predation and disease. Not all streams are created equal - and thank goodness. Some will remain as important cold water habitats supporting healthy...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-22/my-turn-protecting-salmon-changing-cl
Opinion
Free colorectal cancer awareness presentation

...effective strategies. Dr. Redwood will also discuss colon cancer risks, types of screenings that are available and ways the disease can be prevented.The public is welcome and lunch will be available.CME's will be available for medical providers who...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-01-18/free-colorectal-cancer-awareness-pr
Neighbors
Alaska court rules bison can roam freely on Kodiak

...destroying wetlands, and stoking fears that they could wander onto a nearby wildlife refuge or infect deer with communicable diseases.Then the proposal came along to allow the public to hunt the "feral, free ranging bison."After "lengthy deliberations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-29/alaska-court-rules-bison-can-roam-freel
State
Empire Editorial: New school PE rules deserve a workout

...these young adults are getting at least one hour every day of quality physical activity (as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), we see this as an opportunity for struggling students to take an extra course, to allow student-athletes...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-21/empire-editorial-new-school-pe-rules-
Opinion
Every New Year brings new hopes

...brought forth media attention was the Ice Bucket Challenge, which brought awareness of ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease). This good cause came on strong, with news reports from around the country. In fact, it hit the news so fast that some...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-04/every-new-year-brings-new-hopes
Opinion
Middle school sports seek assistance from public

...middle level sport programs, and other problem areas have raised issues that need to be addressed (Cary, 2004; Centers for Disease Control, 2002; Engh, 2002; Mac, 1998; McEwin &Dickinson, 1998; McEwin &Swaim, 2007; Noonan, 2003). Identifying...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-08/middle-school-sports-seek-assistance-p
Sports
Study finds virus likely cause of sea star wasting

...pretty sure is causing the mysterious disease that has killed millions of sea stars...and the amount of virus increased as the disease progressed. Also, injecting material...organisms caused healthy sea stars to get the disease.Hewson said thousands of bacteria and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-17/study-finds-virus-likely-cause-sea-s
Outdoors
Congratulations Robyn Grayson

...JDHS graduate, successfully defended her thesis titled "Alveolar Epithelial Type II Cell Metabolism in Health, Hypoxia and Disease" in front of the doctoral committee. She has earned her Ph.D. from the Medical University of South Carolina Pediatrics...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-16/congratulations-robyn-grayson
Neighbors
Free flu shots offered at Public Health

...Center is located at 3412 Glacier Highway.The Centers for Disease Control recommend everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated...adults 65 and up; pregnant women and those with chronic diseases, such as diabetes or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-11/free-flu-shots-offered-public-health
Local
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...of learning; 2) Impaired lung function similar to that found in cigarette smokers, and it can cause cancer and other lung diseases; and 3) Other side effects include impaired immune response, possible adverse effects on heart function and also body defects...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-02/floyd-dryden-students-weigh-electio
Neighbors

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