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State health officials confirm case of shellfish poisoning

KETCHIKAN - Officials have confirmed a case of paralytic shellfish poisoning from a mixture of clams harvested from a beach north of Ketchikan.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-05/state-health-officials-confirm-case-she
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Halfway house battles bed bugs

...chemicals or with heat. The bugs, which do not transmit diseases (they are considered a nuisance, not a threat, by health officials), can be killed a number of ways. Cooking them is a favorite among exterminators who jack the heat in a room up...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-30/halfway-house-battles-bed-bugs
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US lowers fluoride in water; too much causing splotchy teeth

...regional differences in the amount of water kids drink. So it makes sense 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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-28/us-lowers-fluoride-water-too-much-cau
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More than 100 sickened by norovirus during San Diego cruise

SAN DIEGO - Federal health officials say 106 passengers and six crewmembers aboard the Celebrity Infinity cruise ship were sickened by the gastrointestinal illness...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-13/more-100-sickened-norovirus-during-san-
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UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

...stamped out, just as it had in more than two dozen previous outbreaks, mostly in central and eastern Africa. But health officials now acknowledge they were too slow to respond to this emergency, allowing Ebola to cross porous borders in a region...

http://juneauempire.com/maria-cheng/2015-03-13/un-tally-ebola-deaths-passes-1000
Officials: Flu season arrived early

...appearance in Alaska, and state health officials are wondering if it's an early...The exception was 2012, when health officials counted more than 300.The...the weeks ahead," she said.Health officials recommend that Alaskans get...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-28/officials-flu-season-arrived-early
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Health officials say flu season arrived early

...appearance in Alaska, and state health officials are wondering if it's an early...The exception was 2012, when health officials counted more than 300.The...the weeks ahead," she said.Health officials recommend that Alaskans get...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-26/health-officials-say-flu-season-arrived
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As Ebola evades Europe's defenses, Madrid scrambles to contain the virus

MADRID - Health officials in Spain rushed to contain the Ebola virus Tuesday after it got past Europe's defenses, quarantining four people at a Madrid...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-10-08/ebola-evades-europes-defenses-madrid-
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Health officials say Ebola threat low

...is at lower risk than the Lower 48 states of seeing Ebola cases but the threat is still being treated seriously, health officials said.The state Division of Epidemiology, part of the Department of Health and Social Services, said last week...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-08/health-officials-say-ebola-threat-low
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Health officials: Take sickness seriously

...the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. "And influenza season is just around the corner."State health officials are urging Alaskans to be proactive in preventing the spread of respiratory viruses. Though there have been no confirmed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-07/health-officials-take-sickness-seriousl
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