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No confirmed cases of unusual respiratory illness

...cases needing life support for breathing difficulties. Kids with asthma have been especially vulnerable.The state health department says infection occurs through close contact with someone who is infected or by touching one's mouth, eyes or nose...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/no-confirmed-cases-unusual-respiratory-
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No confirmed cases of unusual respiratory illness

...cases needing life support for breathing difficulties. Kids with asthma have been especially vulnerable.The state health department says infection occurs through close contact with someone who is infected or by touching one's mouth, eyes or nose...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/no-confirmed-cases-unusual-respiratory-
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Anchorage hospital to acquire Medicare clinic

...Social Services. That number grows by about 7 percent each year, said William Streur, commissioner of the state health department.Assuming the clinic also means that Alaska Regional will have access to a broader patient base. Taylor said she...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-13/anchorage-hospital-acquire-medicare-cli
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Alaska at low risk for infection

...has asked for weekly briefings "for the length of this potential public health concern."Parnell also said the health department has been directed to continue activities with health care facilities that include training and exercises and to do...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-17/alaska-low-risk-infection
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Alaska leads nation with welfare recipients

...government help, the Alaska Dispatch News reported. The figures are from 2012, the most recent data available.Health department spokesman Clay Butcher said seasonal tourism and fishing jobs play a role, as do 140 villages in the state that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-04/alaska-leads-nation-welfare-recipients
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Alaska leads nation in welfare recipients

...government help, the Alaska Dispatch News reported. The figures are from 2012, the most recent data available.Health department spokesman Clay Butcher said seasonal tourism and fishing jobs play a role, as do 140 villages in the state that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-05/alaska-leads-nation-welfare-recipients
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Body of deceased Alaska serial killer's victim exhumed

...identified."The woman became known as "Horseshoe Harriet" to some, according to Jason Grenn with the state health department. The agency oversees the medical examiner's office.The work is being paid for by the National Center for Missing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-05/body-deceased-alaska-serial-killers-vic
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Anchorage brings back restaurant inspections

...five-year hiatus, Anchorage's health department is planning to bring back a...fact sheet distributed by the health department. Scores below 80 could mean...to wwhhs@muni.org.The health department will be holding a meeting Oct...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-29/anchorage-brings-back-restaurant-inspec
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UAF investigates injections given to students

...contract will expire at the end of the year, and Stalder said it won't be renewed.Also under review is the Allied Health Department. Student complaints about the injections were made to a department administrator on Feb. 24, but those were not...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-10/uaf-investigates-injections-given-stude
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Alaska flu cases spike; season hasn't peaked

...to go and get their flu shot," Foland said.Some of the most vulnerable are Alaska Natives.A study by state health departments after the 2009 flu outbreak found that Alaska Natives and American Indians had a death rate four times that of all...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-20/alaska-flu-cases-spike-season-hasnt-pea
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