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Price part II: Findings still resonate today

...be especially salient today when deficiencies in some fat soluble vitamins like Vitamin D seem to have reached epidemic proportions. Second, healthy native people ate whole foods. When they ate grains, they ate whole grains. When they relied...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091407/nei_20070914002.shtml
Neighbors
Leave the fluoride out

...Excessive fluoride can cause white mottled spots in the enamel called dental fluorosis. It is appearing in near epidemic proportions. These teeth are weaker. Fluorosis, however, is considered just cosmetic. Then again, so are nice teeth...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031904/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
Neighbors Digest

...non-Natives, bringing death and disease that has historically been uncommon for Alaska Natives. Prevalence is at epidemic proportions with more than 40 percent of the Alaska Native adult population smoking," said Dr. Gary Ferguson, Director...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-10-30-2
Neighbors
Alaska Native tribal leaders speak out against smoking

...non-Natives, bringing death and disease that has historically been uncommon for Alaska Natives. Prevalence is at epidemic proportions with more than 40 percent of the Alaska Native adult population smoking," said Dr. Gary Ferguson, Director...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-11-01/alaska-native-tribal-leaders-speak-out-
Local
Outside editorial: Effective health care begins in the home

...which leads to heart disease, vascular problems, hypertension, kidney failure and erectile dysfunction, is at epidemic proportions and is primarily a disease of the obese. And we're seeing the problem in younger and younger people. An article...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082609/opi_486139514.shtml
Empire editorial: Keep dialog open in athlete drug testing

...open dialogue and ensuring the drug testing program's impact and results are transparent is the only way to gage the programs success, and to ensure future problems aren't allowed to fester until they reach epidemic proportions.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092009/opi_495158158.shtml
Consortium promotes domestic violence awareness, screening

...Prevention Fund, designed to promote routine health screening for abuse. Domestic violence is a health care problem of epidemic proportions in Alaska and throughout this country. There were more than 6,000 reported cases of domestic violence in Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101109/nei_503561456.shtml
Empire editorial: Schools' drug problem needs attention now

...put some board members on edge. But now is not the time to be timid. Juneau's OxyContin problem has reached epidemic proportions, and some measure of prevention must be taken. We already know the result of inaction: increased drug use...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080909/opi_479906937.shtml
Routine domestic violence screenings can be a life-saver

...community suffers when we can't provide safe options for our members. Domestic violence is a health care problem of epidemic proportions in Alaska and throughout the United States. National estimates range from 960,000 incidents of violence against...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100800/Ope_Turn.html
Opinion
Rain rage at epidemic levels

...rage. The symptoms are ``irritability'' and a ``restless desire to move out of Juneau.'' It's reaching epidemic proportions after two months of nearly unrelenting showers, storms, downpours and drizzles - broken by only two days of dry...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102999/Loc_rain.html
Local

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