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Grand Camp supports smoke-free workplaces

...use is at 45.1 percent, among the highest in the nation. Chronic cigarette smoking and spit tobacco use causes heart disease, the leading cause of death for Alaska Natives, and lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer death among American...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-19/grand-camp-supports-smoke-free-work
Neighbors
Report: Americans living longer

...death rates remain lower than the black and white numbers.? The 10 leading causes of death remained the same, with heart disease and cancer topping the list. Suicide is the 10th.? The suicide rate rose more than 2 percent, to 12.6 per suicide...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-10-08/report-americans-living-longer
Not For Web
Empire Editorial: When it comes to police weaponry, use logic - not emotion

...States has spent more than a trillion dollars on wars after the Sept. 11 attacks but does far less to prevent obesity, heart disease, cancer - even car accidents, which each year kill more people than died on Sept. 11.This month, we've watched...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-31/empire-editorial-when-it-comes-police
Opinion
Mandatory congenital heart disease screenings for newborns now law

...now be screened for congenital heart disease. Gov. Sean Parnell signed the...to test babies for congenital heart disease is shockingly easy. You know...home with undiagnosed congenital heart disease. Larger hospitals will be required...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-26/mandatory-congenital-heart-disease-scre
State
Wear Red Day reminds women of heart disease risk

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer for women in Alaska and the United...Lingley-Nathlaang will speak about her experiences as a survivor of heart disease. One in two women will die of heart disease or stroke, while just one in 25 women will die of breast...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012511/reg_775819239.shtml
Regional News
Following food fashions

...perfect food. It has health benefits for a huge list of conditions including cancer, diabetes, stroke, depression and heart disease. And if you spread it in your hair, it will smother head lice. It's a salad oil, it's a cancer treatment...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-05-11/following-food-fashions
Neighbors
Consortium promotes heart disease with Wear Red Day on Friday

...Hospital are teaming up to promote heart disease awareness. We are encouraging...and play on Friday, Feb. 5. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women...daughter, wife or sister dies from heart disease and stroke in the United States...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020410/reg_558710002.shtml
regional
Heart disease: A threat women can fight

...which is a campaign by the American Heart Association to raise women's awareness of heart disease. Sound off on the important issues at Although heart disease is the number one killer of women, including all forms of cancer, few realize that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020507/let_20070205005.shtml
Opinion
Wear Red Day reminds women of heart disease risk

SITKA - Heart disease is the No. 1 killer for women in Alaska...6. One in two women will die of heart disease or stroke, while one in 25 women will die of breast cancer. Heart disease kills more women than the next five...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020109/nei_383737461.shtml
Klawock hosts Living Well Alaska chronic disease classes

...a chronic disease, such as arthritis, diabetes or heart disease, and do you feel limited by it? Do you feel like you're...have arthritis, asthma, chronic pain, diabetes, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, lung disease and/or any other chronic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071209/nei_462410545.shtml

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