North Pole man sickened by 'rabbit fever'

...infected with tularemia, a bacterial infection known as rabbit fever.Tulameria is spread by ticks that primarily live on hares...ticks within 24 hours.In humans, tularemia usually causes a fever. Other symptoms include a skin ulcer at the site of the infection...
Today In Sports History for July 19

...single to right with two outs in the eighth for the Padres' only hit.2008 - In the WNBA's first outdoor game, the Indiana Fever overcomes the heat and humidity in New York to beat the Liberty 71-55. A basketball court is placed on top of the tennis...
Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak

...thousands with potential signs of the mosquito-spread disease probably shunned health clinics.The early symptoms of malaria - a fever and body aches - are similar to Ebola. Health workers said many people with malaria were afraid of catching Ebola at a medical...
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Alps last obstacle for Froome on Tour de France

...switchback, and riding alone to the finish. He celebrated by waving a pointed finger like John Travolta dancing in "Saturday Night Fever," and thrust both arms in the air. The leader of the Katusha team also won a shorter uphill finish on Stage 3.Rodriguez...
The story of William Moore and his gold fever

...wife and their first child had moved to San Francisco but it was too late to participate in the California gold rush. Gold fever caused him to look for other gold rushes. A year later he learned about a gold rush in the Queen Charlotte Islands on Moresby...
Miler's dystopian dream roars again in 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

NEW YORK - Three and a half decades is a long time for a fever dream.But that's how long the brutal, desolate post-apocalyptic world of "Mad Max" has been percolating, at desert-hot...
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Becoming Alaskan: North to Alaska - and the future

...a few years and live off the land. I would give them a straight up Alaskan award real quick if that was the case."Cabin fever notwithstanding, Baxter looks to the community and local connections for signs of a true Alaskan.The same holds true for...
Murder charge dropped against woman who induced abortion

...and China."I would say it's a very safe drug," said Winikoff, who said its more common side effects include chills, fever and sometimes cramping. "The reason some people think it's unsafe is because it can cause abortion, which people who are...
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Norovirus strikes cruise ship bound for Alaska

...illnesses and is highly contagious. Some people confuse the virus with the flu because many symptoms are the same: headaches, fever, chills, vomiting and diarrhea. It's most commonly spread by person-to-person contact but can be ingested through food...
Track teams battle in Capital City Invitational

...improving too much," Moser said. "I want to get a 4:15:00 by the end of the season. It felt good, though. I had a fever the last week and am slowly getting the legs back into gear. This is great getting all the runners here. It is the only chance...


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