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Miniature horse aids Alaska boy with special needs

...immune system problems and a high rate of cancer, and patients generally die in their 20s, according to the National Cancer Institute."It's progressive. Fatal. Basically he's going to lose his brain cells in his cerebellum, so he'll...
Mayo Clinic to expand outreach to American Indians

...awarded $6 million to expand cancer prevention and outreach to American Indian and Alaska Native patients. The National Cancer Institute gave the five-year grant for clinical research studies in Alaska and Wisconsin and for the Hampton Faculty...
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Fluoride issue belongs on the ballot

...small-mindedness does a disservice to the people of this community. Fluoride was found to be a carcinogen by the National Cancer Institute Toxicological Program. Further studies by the New Jersey Department of Health have now confirmed a 6.9-fold...
State-regulated plans must now cover colon tests

...the important issues at Alaska Natives have the highest rate of colon cancer in the country, according to the National Cancer Institute. Screening is essential because colon cancer normally retreats if caught early. The five-year survival rate...
Play about cancer to show at ANB Hall

...Lindoff and Charlie Nelson and is directed by Kate Bowns and Jamie McLean. "Understanding" was funded by a National Cancer Institute grant to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. The evening will include door prizes and a post-show...
This WeeK
Consider the source: Secondhand smoke kills

...executives. The facts are irrefutable - secondhand smoke kills. These facts come from credible sources such as the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control, the U.S. Surgeon General and others organizations dedicated to improving...
Breast-cancer patients to experiment with imagination

...nationally recognized cancer organizations. The National Cancer Institute supplied more than $145,000 to fund the study...cancer survivors to Freeman's classes. The National Cancer Institute says complementary therapies like imagery and...
Program providing peer support for cancer patients

...learn it's not a death sentence," said Carrie Nass, partnership program coordinator for Alaska for the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service. Lauren Slovic, patient services manager for the Washington-Alaska Chapter...
Five-year study tracks links between Native lifestyle, health

...lead to more or less likely patterns of disease," Lundgren said. "Although the research is funded by the National Cancer Institute, we are looking at many additional health issues." Research focuses on how diet, physical activity, lifestyle...
A fluoride vote based on reason instead of good, evidence-based science. Does anyone really believe fluoride causes cancer when the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society endorse water fluoridation? You don't need to sort through all the research...


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