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Air chief says Fairbanks progresses on cleaner air

...reduction in particulate pollution by next year.High levels of particulate are linked to respiratory problems and heart attacks. Wood stove emissions cause most of the pollution.Edwards said cleaner-burning wood stoves, expanded bus routes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-28/air-chief-says-fairbanks-progresses-cle
State
Students push for Fairbanks clean air rules

...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.The federal Environmental Protection...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-23/students-push-fairbanks-clean-air-rules
State
EPA tightens requirements for new wood stoves

...is a threat to the young, the elderly and the weakened. Fine particulate absorbed by breathing has been linked to heart attacks, decreased lung function and premature death in people with heart or lung disease.The EPA has threatened sanctions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-07/epa-tightens-requirements-new-wood-stov
State
No more trans fat: FDA banning the infamous artery-clogger

...getting rid of the rest - the average American still eats around a gram of trans fat a day - could prevent 20,000 heart attacks and 7,000 deaths each year.It won't happen right away. The agency will collect comments for two months before...

http://juneauempire.com/mary-clare-jalonick/2013-11-08/no-more-trans-fat-fda-ban
Benefits far outweigh cost of current federal subsidies

...cast a cold eye on the economics of EVs, the credit is a bargain. Research shows that air pollution causes asthma, heart attacks, strokes and lung cancer - and costs taxpayers billions.A 2010 study by the American Public Health Association estimates...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-05-25/benefits-far-outweigh-cost-current-fe
Opinion
Particulate fouls icy Fairbanks air

...said Kate Kelly, the EPA Region 10 director of air, waste and toxics. Research ties particulate to pollution to heart attacks, decreased lung function and premature death in people with heart or lung disease.National air quality standards...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-10/particulate-fouls-icy-fairbanks-air
State
London Marathon runner who died used supplement

...of potential risks to public safety," highlighting that people are suspected to have had shortness of breath and heart attacks after using it.But Jack3D's manufacturer, Ultra-Premium Supplements, on Wednesday defended the safety of its...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-01-31/london-marathon-runner-who-died-used-s
Sports
Man saved from multiple heart attacks is still in critical care

...to his wife, Rhodina, 59, Arnold - known as Neal to his friends - suffered a total of approximately five massive heart attacks that morning. As of Friday, Neal Arnold was still in the Adult Critical Care Unit in Anchorage, but his heart was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042609/nei_433092728.shtml
Ban on Ephedra?

...recently read an article stating that the FDA is planning a possible ban on Ephedra due to some negative effects such as heart attacks. I have even heard that some states have already instituted a ban on the sale of Ephedra products. What is the rational...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110603/let_letter2.shtml
Opinion
Researchers seek less hospital time for heart attack victims

...medical debate. Shorter stays for heart attacks could raise a public outcry like...have shrunken drastically for heart attacks since the 1950s, when doctors...than 1 million Americans suffer heart attacks each year. About 60 percent have...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031500/Bre_news.html
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