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...the state Division of Juvenile Justice, the police department and state troopers are all involved, she said. Local pediatricians and emergency room physicians also will be linked to the center. "This is a huge collaborative effort in Juneau...
Chickenpox immunization requirements

...signed by a doctor as proof of immunization. (Source: Juneau Public Health Center) Parents who do not have a local pediatrician and have questions about state immunization requirements, or need to set an appointment to get their child vaccinated...
Stepping up to plate

...Advocacy Center will help physicians conduct more efficient, high-quality exams on sexual assault victims, a local pediatrician says. In July, the Juneau Shriners Club spent about $15,245 to buy a new digital camera and colposcope - a...
Marathoner promotes health for the long run

At 69, pediatrician George Brown believes in good health for life; and not just his own health, but that of others.
Group attempts to put fluoride on October ballot

...several years if we don't get fluoride back into our community water supply," she said. Dr. George Brown, a local pediatrician and group member, said fluoride is a very basic and effective preventative public health measure, particularly...
Pediatricians urge vaccines for whooping cough

A few recent cases of pertussis in Juneau prompted two local pediatricians to recommend more people get vaccinated for the disease more commonly known as whopping cough. "If children aren't immunized...


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