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Smoke-free workplaces save money and lives

...smoke-free workplace policies, rates of hospitalizations for heart attack, stroke, asthma and lung disease were reduced by 15-20...saw a $6.9 million, (20.1 percent) decrease in heart attack related hospitalization costs during the first year...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-07-20/smoke-free-workplaces-save-money-and-
Letters
Alaska's pilots are its lifeblood

...groceries, the dogs and the people that make our state run. And when something goes wrong, it's as serious as a heart attack.On Friday, a small plane flying between Juneau and Hoonah crashed. That plane's pilot, Fariah Peterson, died...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-19/alaskas-pilots-are-its-lifeblood
Opinion
Time for baseball to forgive Pete Rose

...Yale president and then baseball commissioner, banned Rose from the sport in 1989 and then died a few days later of a heart attack. Whether the stress of it contributed to Giamatti's early demise is sheer speculation. Rose's lies obviously fueled...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-14/time-baseball-forgive-pete-rose
Sports
Today In Sports History for June 19-20

...Lou Graham.1986 - Len Bias, the second pick in the NBA draft made by the Boston Celtics two days before, dies of a heart attack induced by cocaine use.1992 - Evander Holyfield wins a unanimous decision over Larry Holmes to remain unbeaten and...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-19/today-sports-history-june-19-20
Sports
Writers Weir: Safe Crossing

...31, body found 3 miles from missing vessel, Ketchikan the edge of land falls away, reappears on horizon, June 2, heart attack aboard Wilderness Discovererthree islands in the distance our destination. June 3, 7:19 a.m. Distress, Lynn...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-06-03/writers-weir-safe-crossing
Art
Valdez man dies of heart attack while skiing

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say a 49-year-old Valdez man has died after suffering a heart attack while skiing at Alyeska Ski Resort.Troopers say they were notified shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday that medics were performing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-14/valdez-man-dies-heart-attack-while-skii
State
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
Empire Readers' Council: Don't mess with Daylight Saving Time

...obesity and hypertension. While the study found an association between the Daylight Saving Time changeover and more heart attack admissions immediately after, it did not prove a DST is the cause."Perhaps the reason we see more heart attacks...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-19/empire-readers-council-dont-mess-dayl
Opinion
Researchers seek less hospital time for heart attack victims

...could safely move toward releasing heart attack patients without complications...Overall savings from shorter heart attack stays could be considerable, since...testing within three days of a heart attack. Such testing monitors the heart's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031500/Bre_news.html
Breaking
Ogan in critical care after heart attack

...morning after suffering a serious heart attack over the weekend at his Palmer...arrived, Ogan suffered a major heart attack, Hay said. The ambulance took...between the blood clot and the heart attack. Ogan's wife, Janet, and daughter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031802/sta_ogan.shtml
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