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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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-17/fda-tells-food-industry-phase-out-tra
Not For Web
Smoke-free workplaces save money and lives

...Three hundred thousand dollars were saved over three years in a small town in Mississippi for the treatment of heart attacks. While Germany saw a $6.9 million, (20.1 percent) decrease in heart attack related hospitalization costs during...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-07-20/smoke-free-workplaces-save-money-and-
Letters
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
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 18, 2015

...it records the rates of infectious disease and events that cause people to die across the country. Those might be heart attacks and strokes as much as something out of a scene from "Outbreak."The map the CDC published Thursday is something...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-18/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-m
Opinion
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
Britain has a new princess

...Anglian Air Ambulance service. He will work with doctors responding to emergencies ranging from road accidents to heart attacks.___Greg Katz in London also contributed.Follow Sylvia Hui at http://Twitter.com/sylviahui

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-03/britain-has-new-princess
Not For Web
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
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
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

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