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Response to Sen. Anna MacKinnon

...to more evening darkness.Based on a quick online search of a "2008 Swedish study (that) indicates an uptick in heart attacks among men", I found a reference to it in a letter to the editor in the New England Journal of Medicine, but I did...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-16/response-sen-anna-mackinnon
Letters
My Turn: Alaska should repeal Daylight Saving Time

...growing amount of research that suggests negative health causes and effects; a 2008 Swedish study indicates an uptick of heart attacks in men, another 2008 study points to an increase in suicide rates in men, a 1998 study shows increased accident rates...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-13/my-turn-alaska-should-repeal-daylight
Opinion
Empire Readers' Council: Don't mess with Daylight Saving Time

...effects, such as a slight uptick in heart attacks among men. But this argument about heart attacks is a reach. Research presented...showing there were a few more heart attacks on the Monday after DST started...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-19/empire-readers-council-dont-mess-dayl
Opinion
Representative rushed to ER after floor speech

...Seattle and had to receive a blood transfusion because of it. Today's events were caused by a low blood count and not a heart attack. He is currently receiving another transfusion to prevent this from happening again. He is being held overnight at...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-25/representative-rushed-er-after-floor-sp
State
My Turn: Save the daylight for Southeast

...can fly across the continent in less than six hours. But I've never heard that jet lag increases the likelihood of heart attacks or traffic accidents, which is what some studies claim occur during the first few days we observe daylight saving time...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-20/my-turn-save-daylight-southeast
Opinion
Egan wants to save daylight in Southeast

...were a key reason for sponsoring the legislation, the Associated Press reported. The health effects cited included heart attacks, vehicular accidents and suicide. She also said not changing the clocks would also benefit Alaska Permanent Fund traders...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-18/egan-wants-save-daylight-southeast
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers weigh exempting Alaska from daylight saving time

...clocks each spring and fall, and she wants to help Alaskans avoid those problems. Those include increased rates of heart attacks, suicide and traffic accidents in the spring, she said.The bill would also help address productivity and school...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-11/lawmakers-weigh-exempting-alaska-daylig
State | AK legislature
Lawmakers weigh exempting Alaska from daylight saving time

...changing the clocks each spring and fall, and she wants to help Alaskans avoid those. Those include increased rates of heart attacks, suicide and traffic accidents in the spring, she said.Under the Uniform Time Act, the state has the authority...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-10/lawmakers-weigh-exempting-alaska-daylig
State
State launches program to track firewood moisture

...high-priced heating oil is a major source of fine particulates, a chronic Fairbanks wintertime pollutant linked to heart attacks and decreased lung function. The DEC last month released proposed wood-stove regulations designed to help Fairbanks...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-14/state-launches-program-track-firewood-m
State
Hearings planned on proposed air regulations

...standards for fine particulate measuring 2.5 micrometers in diameter or less. Fine particulate has been linked to heart attacks, decreased lung function and premature death in people with heart or lung disease. The young, elderly and weakened...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-30/hearings-planned-proposed-air-regulatio
State

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