Study: Autism linked to diabetes during pregnancy

...occur when genetic differences interact with many other factors. Previous studies have suggested these may include prenatal infections, preterm birth and parents' ageDIABETESDiabetes prevents the body from making or properly using insulin, which causes sugar...
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Computer crimes rage rampant in Juneau

...reported. "The Internet's a sewer at this point," said Gary Patton, managing partner at Juneau Electronics. Virus infections and browser hijackers are the norm, he added. Patton was surprised by the volume of calls he had received recently detailing...
Pure Sole: Sometimes, you have to accept help

...threw my hands up - and asked my doctor for the Z-Pak.Azithromycin, to be exact, a macrolide antibiotic used to treat infections caused by certain bacteria.More specifically it's that little coldish microbe brought in by those darn legislators and...
Fantasy author Terry Pratchett dies at 66

...home, "with his cat sleeping on his bed surrounded by his family." The firm said he died of natural causes, from a chest infection combined with the worsening effects of his dementia.Transworld's managing director Larry Finlay said "the world has lost...
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Premera Blue Cross says data breach could affect 11M people

...breach.The company is working with the FBI and cybersecurity firm Mandiant to investigate the breach and remove any lingering infection of its systems.Premera currently has about 1.8 million members. It provides health, life, vision, dental, disability...
Study: Rural Natives suffer serious respiratory infections

...suffer much higher rates of serious respiratory infections, including pneumonia. The Centers for Disease...suffer higher rates of antibiotic resistant staph infections and other skin infections. The study is believed to be the first in the...
Juneau testifies against budget cuts

...Youth Court; SERRC programs including the Juneau Construction Academy; sign language interpreters; sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment; pre-kindergarten education; Alaska Legal Services; and the University of Alaska Southeast.One...
State | AK legislature
Letter to the Editor: Lawmakers have chance to combat sexual violence

...possible.Measures like Erin's Law are a good step forward, but we can do more. Alaska has the highest rate of chlamydia infection (nearly double the national average) and in 2013, 40 percent of Alaska high school students reported that they did not...
On the Trails: Snow at last!

...seeds we saw scattered on the snow or did the wind bring them all down?We found good examples of the rough-bark fungus infection on alders, which was featured in a recent essay. Some of the infected sites had been heavily used by sapsuckers, but these...
'Heart breaking' discovery

...can be a sign of bleeding in the brain. Once Anderson got her CAT Scan results back, it was determined she had a bad sinus infection. Anderson and her family have to take every headache serious because one missed symptom could be fatal.The JDHS faculty...


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