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Imagine no Malaria

...our beloved Alaskan mosquitoes and did not carry a dreaded disease.Imagine No Malaria is a movement determined to end malaria in Africa by 2016. So far, malaria's impact has been cut in half, to a death rate of every 60 seconds instead of...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-08-18/imagine-no-malaria
Neighbors
Documentarians encourage climate of debate

...film makers Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer are battling Malaria, DDT, polar bears, climate change, Green Peace and Al Gore...Humans are animals too. ... Millions of children are dying of Malaria each year before their fifth birthday." The couples current...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012910/loc_556400515.shtml
local
Outside editorial: Fighting disease in Africa

...House of Representatives, which took the president's generous proposal to spend $30 billion over five years fighting AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis around the world and upped it by $20 billion. The $50-billion reauthorization for the president's anti-disease...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040608/opi_265586235.shtml
Today in sports history

...finishes with 59.382 points, just 0.033 ahead of the Russian.2013 - Kenya's Dennis Kimetto, six weeks removed from malaria, breaks the course mark in capturing the Chicago Marathon. Kimetto finishes in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 45 seconds, leading...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-13/today-sports-history
Sports
Brazil Beat

...the longest rivers in the world.Others were perfectly happy to avoid the northern Brazilian city, preferring to skip the malaria pills and yellow fever shots needed by many visitors.And then there's Malachi and Dylan Bussey, 27-year-old twins...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-20/brazil-beat
Sports
In memory of Merrill's Marauder Matsumoto

...nearly 3,000-man unit made it back home, devastated predominantly by severe jungle diseases such as typhus, dysentery and malaria," reads the governor's proclamation.Seventy years after the unit was disbanded, the proclamation continues, "the Marauders...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-10/memory-merrills-marauder-matsumoto
Local
Success is never ours to define

...a chemical that had been known for decades as dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane. DDT contributed to reductions in typhus and malaria. By 1945 it became a widely used agricultural insecticide. Müller's discovery earned him a Nobel Prize in 1948. But a...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-05-01/success-never-ours-define
Opinion
My Turn: Natural medicine has its value and its limitations

...strong immunity will not inoculate you against. One of those is malaria, especially the P-falciparum variety of malaria parasite, which attacks the brain. I picked up malaria in Ghana while visiting my wife, Mary Alice, and daughter, Alice...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122105/opi_20051221028.shtml
Opinion
Outside editorial: Rachel Carson was a visionary with critics

...blaming the renowned "Silent Spring" author for millions of malaria deaths in the developing world. They say her 1962 book led...World Health Organization, it could help reduce intractable malaria, at least until mosquitoes develop resistance; but in doing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053107/opi_20070531024.shtml
Opinion
A tearful welcome home for a Marine

...slightly rumpled. Just a month ago, Lt. Col. Valerie Thomas, 44, had been eating beans out of a pouch, fighting off malaria-ridden mosquitos, and wriggling along the ground through blinding sandstorms to find her tent. But on Friday afternoon...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061503/loc_marine.shtml
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