Living & Growing: Do symptoms isolate us or unite us?

...others. A contagious disease rightfully makes with situations or diseases that cause us discomfort...outcry if people with heart disease, cancer or other better...invisible life or death diseases and disabilities who desperately...
Juneau Empire Obituaries - Juneau, AK | Juneau Empire

...Take a look back at the stars who made R&B smooth... Famous Faces of Breast Cancer Photo Gallery Breast cancer is a disease that touches all of... Photos: 1990s Sitcom Stars Join us as we look back at some of our favorite...
'We Need Help:' Aid scarce in quake-hit Nepal villages

...increasingly worried about the spread of disease. They said more helicopters are needed...This is a perfect breeding ground for disease."Medicine, medical equipment, tents...earthquake-affected children safe from infectious disease outbreaks - a danger that would be exacerbated...
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ERC Editorial: Farmed Atlantic salmon for sale in Juneau - what's up with that? industry. Escaped Atlantic salmon from British Columbia's net pens, for instance, have the potential to spread disease to wild Pacific salmon and could upset otherwise stable ecosystems. Few Alaskans would disagree that wild Alaska salmon is...
Halfway house battles bed bugs

...heat. The bugs, which do not transmit diseases (they are considered a nuisance, not...bed bugs don't transmit infectious diseases like some bugs do ... so that's why...Reports are required only for infectious diseases such as influenza and botulism.Local...
University seeks caregivers for survey of someone 18 or older - typically an aging parent or a disabled child or spouse.According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 34 million unpaid caregivers provide care to someone age 18 or older who is ill or has a...
Prosecutor details theater gunman's path to carnage

...custody as well as the therapist who saw him before the shootings all agree he suffers from schizophrenia, a psychotic brain disease that skewed his thoughts and compelled him to kill."He was a good kid" who had no record of ever harming anyone before...
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US lowers fluoride in water; too much causing splotchy teeth

...for the same levels to be used everywhere, health officials said.To limit fluoride for young children, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers this advice: Don't use fluoride toothpaste for children under 2 unless recommended by a dentist...
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Rainy Day Reads: Have you heard about poetry? It's really great.

...Awareness Month, Occupational Therapy Month, Rape and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Jazz Appreciation Month, Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month, Confederate History Month (for those living in the South), National Arab American Heritage Month, National...
Keep Alaska's harbors clean and safe

...unsightly, it can negatively impact the environmental and poses human health risks. Sewage-contaminated water can spread diseases and fecal coliform bacteria such as E. coli. Decomposing sewage acts like a fertilizer and causes algae and bacteria to grow...


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