Police & Fire for Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

...on Stephen Richards Memorial Drive. The patient was confirmed deceased. JPD said the man was an elderly man who had heart attack. Throughout the day, CCFR also responded to a public service call on Egan Drive, a medical alarm that was inadvertently...
Empire Editorial: Meet the Alaska Legislature's new restriction on free speech

...addressing how the media may cover the Alaska Legislature. In the event of a medical emergency - if someone suffers a heart attack, a fall down the stairs or a paper cut, then needs an ambulance - no photography is allowed. Any journalist who attempts...
Emergency listing sought for Prince of Wales Island wolves

...Diversity."Allowing another season of hunting and trapping on Prince of Wales Island is like sucker-punching a heart-attack victim," Greenwald said in a statement.U.S. Fish and Wildlife spokeswoman Andrea Medeiros said by email Monday...
Scientists to measure ash stirred from 1912 eruption

...finer than 10 microns can be inhaled and a danger to the elderly and small children. Research ties fine particulate to heart attacks, decreased lung function and premature death in people with heart or lung disease.Geologists have taken samples...
Column: Gender, the missing link in our gun debates

...committed by men. Why aren't we asking why?Just imagine if men were nine times more likely than women to have a heart attack due to psychological stress. We'd be funding all kinds of studies to understand and solve the problem. But don't...
For cemetery director, death is a part of life

...cut in half." Earlier in the week, another man came in and declared: "I died last year." He had a near-fatal heart attack and was declared dead for two minutes, prompting him to make his arrangements sooner than later.These aren't conversations...
My Turn: Are you thinking of suicide?

...As with other life threatening conditions such as heart attacks, early detection and appropriate treatment can make...suicidal, just as CPR training helps anyone respond to a heart attack victim until professional help can arrive.The Juneau...
LCCC inmate dies as Walker announces corrections review

...deaths across the state.On Friday, the Alaska State Troopers reported that Joseph Murphy was found dead of an apparent heart attack. Department of Corrections spokeswoman Sherrie Daigle told the Associated Press that she couldn't speak to the specifics...
FDA tells food industry to phase out trans fats

...favorite foods, but the administration says the move will reduce coronary heart disease and prevent thousands of fatal heart attacks every year.Scientists say there are no health benefits to the fats, which are used in processing food and in restaurants...
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Coast Guard rescues heart attack victim near Juneau

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued a man who was "experiencing symptoms of a heart attack" near Juneau on Wednesday.According to an email from the Coast Guard's public affairs office in Juneau, a small-boat crew...


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