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Alaska Airlines illnesses still a mystery

...aircraft environment that caused their illnesses.'' The flight attendants have reported symptoms ranging from headaches and goiters to tremors and lost mental abilities. Five of Alaska's 1,900 flight attendants are too sick to work and 15 are on reduced...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032699/Loc_illness.html
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...aircraft environment that caused their illnesses.'' The flight attendants have reported symptoms ranging from headaches and goiters to tremors and lost mental abilities. Five of Alaska's 1,900 flight attendants are too sick to work and 15 are on reduced...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032699/Loc_illness.shtml
Public water should be fluoridated

...accident. Polio, smallpox and malaria, to name a few, are all killer diseases of the past in our country. Juvenile rickets, goiter, dental disease and a host of intestinal ailments are no longer the very common threats to our health they once were thanks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081407/let_20070814018.shtml
Opinion
Fluoride proponents cite press releases

...the NRC review: "Thyroid Function: Fluoride exposure in humans is associated with elevated TSH concentrations, increased goiter prevalence, and altered T4 and T3 concentrations." (Page 262) "(The thyroid effects are associated with average fluoride...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092107/let_20070921035.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: A physician calls for fluoridation

...defects, as iron added to infant formulas and to flour, etc., has prevented anemia; as iodide added to salt has prevented goiter, fluoride in water supply has prevented dental decay. Fluoride is a chemical that is allied to others, halogens, in its...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093007/opi_20070930022.shtml
Opinion
Treat Alaska vets in Alaska if possible

...flying to Seattle and staying there long enough to recover from medical treatment is an outrageous burden for someone who needs a goiter removed. We believe our military veterans deserve the best care they can get and applaud the VA's efforts over the past three...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-04-05/treat-alaska-vets-alaska-if-possible
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