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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
Proposed air quality rules released

...wood burned by people trying use an alternative to expensive home heating oil.Research ties particulate pollution to heart attacks, decreased lung function and premature death in people with heart or lung disease.The Department of Environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-20/proposed-air-quality-rules-released
State
State vague on update for cleaning Fairbanks air

...wood burned by people trying use an alternative to expensive home heating oil. Research ties particulate pollution to heart attacks, decreased lung function and premature death in people with heart or lung disease. The young and the elderly are...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-09/state-vague-update-cleaning-fairbanks-a
State
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan gets two new boats

...rescue boats, those vessels don't provide adequate room on board for some calls. There was a call for a man having a heart attack last year, and while a 25-foot boat was able to get to him quickly, there wasn't enough space for a medics or...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-17/coast-guard-station-ketchikan-gets-two-
State
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...include sensory distortion, panic, anxiety, poor coordination, lowered reaction time, depression and the risk of a heart attack. If they do make a law about driving under the influence of marijuana, an estimated six million dollars would be the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-02/floyd-dryden-students-weigh-electio
Neighbors
J. California Cooper, prolific writer, dead at 82

...they were an easier path to a paycheck, has died at age 82.Cooper died early Saturday after experiencing several heart attacks over the past few years, her daughter Paris Williams said Tuesday.She lived most of her life in northern California...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-23/j-california-cooper-prolific-writer-dea
State
Stopping diabetes starts right now

...Almost 80 million Americans are at risk for type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a serious condition that can lead to heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, or amputation of toes, feet, or legs. The great news is, you can return blood...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-24/stopping-diabetes-starts-right-now
Neighbors
Fairbanks pollution initiative to appear on ballot

...micrometers or less is a health threat to the young, the elderly and the weakened. Fine particulate has been linked to heart attacks, decreased lung function and premature death in people with heart or lung disease.Air problems in Fairbanks start...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-25/fairbanks-pollution-initiative-appear-b
State
Perks of 'vaping' to go up in smoke?

...irritant to people with asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder, and that it could trigger vasoconstriction or heart attacks."It's not safe to be using in public where non-smokers want to breathe clean air," Cox said.She also said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-25/perks-vaping-go-smoke
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