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On the Trails: Parasitic flowering plants live off the roots of others

...capable of travelling ten yards or more. Because they are sticky, they adhere to other branches or trunks and start new infections. This species has been reasonably well studied, because heavy infestations decrease the economic value of the timber.The...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/trails-parasitic-flowering-plants-li
Outdoors
Elderly pit bull survives encounter with bear

...hole on the outside and load him up," Bauder said, who gave Monkey a cocktail of painkillers and antibiotics to ward off infections.Monkey was back on his feet in about a day and is slowly recovering at Port Alexander."He's still really stiff...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/elderly-pit-bull-survives-encounter-bea
State
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040308/sta_264694181.shtml
Alaska at low risk for infection

JUNEAU - Alaska is at low risk for Ebola infections but the risk is real, and the state is taking steps to be prepared, Gov. Sean Parnell said Thursday.During a news conference...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-17/alaska-low-risk-infection
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-06/computer-crimes-rage-rampant-juneau
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-02/pure-sole-sometimes-you-have-accept-he
Sports
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/study-autism-linked-diabetes-during-p
Not For Web
Alaska flu cases skyrocket in December

...increase in the number of flu cases reported to the state.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports there were 177 influenza infections in Alaska between Dec. 1-21.Before that, only 65 cases had been reported in the first months of the flu season.There...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-27/alaska-flu-cases-skyrocket-december
State
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Tourists' flu infections soar; CDC issues warning 8/28/98

...than 90 percent of ship crews have been vaccinated, ill crew members are quarantined, and all the ships are employing ``double-duty disinfection'' to sanitize facilities. Tourists' flu infections soar; CDC issues warning

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082898/flu.html
Health officials, speak up

An outbreak of food-borne E. coli infections have killed at least 50 people in Europe this year and sickened...of two patients who died said they weren't told about the infections. The incident prompted sharp words from members of the Los...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-08-02/health-officials-speak
Opinion

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