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3 share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs

...STOCKHOLM (AP) - The Nobel prize in medicine went Monday to three scientists hailed...Tu Youyou - the first-ever Chinese medicine laureate - turned to ancient texts to...malaria. Inspired by traditional Chinese medicine, Tu discovered that a compound from...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-06/3-share-nobel-medicine-prize
Nation and World
Adviser: Carson struggling with foreign policy

...military backgrounds."It's an ongoing process," he said during a satellite interview on WHO-TV in Des Moines. "In medicine we have something called CME - continuing medical education - that recognizes that you never become a know it all, you always...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-18/adviser-carson-struggling-fo
Nation and World
Charlie Sheen says he is HIV-positive, bad boy days are over

...put a stop to shakedowns from prostitutes and others. He said one prostitute took a photo of the HIV-related drugs in his medicine cabinet and threatened to sell that photo to the tabloids.He said he had paid "enough to bring it into the millions...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-18/charlie-sheen-says-he-hiv-po
Nation and World
Chilkoot Trail artist residences accepted through Feb. 1

...Lindeman and being immersed back into such a beautiful place. All of the mountains, huge lakes, and beautiful creeks were medicine for the soul...Being on the Chilkoot is always a highlight as it is in constant change and an extremely diverse landscape...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/chilkoot-trail-artist-residences-accepted
Art
Search, rescue medic a leader in pot legalization

...was old enough, he commercial fished. At the end of one summer, Emmett stayed in Alaska.He studied biology and emergency medicine at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He spent four years with the UAF Fire Department before moving on to mountain rescue...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-09/search-rescue-medic-leader-pot-legaliza
State
Job creator or job killer? A look at Pacific trade deal

...biologics, which are ultra-expensive medicines produced in living cells.The deal also...in particular, to promote access to medicines for all." But critics say that provision...high."The TPP will keep affordable medicines out of the reach of millions around the...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-06/job-creator-or-job-killer-lo
Nation and World
Letter: Who stands to lose if the current senior exemption goes away?

...for washers, dryers, ovens, refrigerators and so forth. Clothing stores - new and used. Drug store items other than medicines like greeting cards, cosmetics and sundries. Shoes and purse stores will see a decrease in older shoppers as well. Why...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-09-11/letter-who-stands-lose-if-current-sen
Letters
United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

...protection from competitors for biologics - ultra-expensive medicines produced in living cells. That is longer than in any country...down in history as the worst trade agreement for access to medicines in developing countries, which will be forced to change their...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-06/united-states-11-pacific-rim
Nation and World
Fish Factor: Plummeting prices, flushed meds

...incinerated, some go to landfills, but most are flushed, without violating any regulations.One thing is clear: traces of the medicines persist through wastewater treatment systems and are discharged into surface or ground waters.The Environmental Protection...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-10-28-5
Art
Anchorage limits sale of cold medicines used to make meth

...passed a law limiting the sale of over-the-counter cold medicines containing ingredients that can be used to make the illegal...cold medication. Stores also will be required to keep the medicines behind a counter or locked in a display case. Businesses...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101305/sta_20051013012.shtml
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