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Juneau's healthcare prices top nation

...Fairbanks, followed by Kodiak. Anchorage was fourth on the list, followed by Everett, Wash., and Boston.The national research council measured 300 cities based on average 2013 prices for visits with physicians, dentists and optometrists.The...
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Alaska Science Forum: Northern lab cranked out the quirky and creative

...trace thyroid activity, to 102 Alaska Natives from five northern villages and 19 military volunteers. The National Research Council in the 1990s investigated and found ethical problems with the study but decided that the damage done by the...
Don't spray pesticides in Southeast

...the wild, pure nature of Alaska salmon. Aerial spraying is, by its nature, imprecise. According to the National Research Council, under "typical" conditions, approximately 60 percent of pesticides applied aerially land outside the targeted...
Alaska lawmakers debate planned Pebble mine study

...of the potential large mine development." Austerman and others have suggested that the study be run by the National Research Council, the research arm of the National Academy of Sciences. Two business groups, the Alaska Miners Association...
Skagway area boasts serious array of lichens

...graduate student at the University of Graz, Austria. Spribille, together with his collaborators from the Spanish National Research Council, Madrid, and the University of Bergen, Norway, also highlight the significance of finding a biodiversity...
Around Town

...m., Travelodge. Lecture: "Effects of Dredging and Trawling on Seafloor Habitat: Study Results of the National Research Council by Dr. Gordon Kruse," 3:30 p.m., 11275 Glacier Highway. Juneau Pride Chorus, 5:30-7 p.m...
Around Town

...15 a.m., Travel Lodge. "Effects of Dredging and Trawling on Seafloor Habitat: Study Results of the National Research Council" by Gordon Kruse, 3:30 p.m., 11275 Glacier Highway. Juneau Pride Chorus, 5:30-7 p.m., Resurrection...
City officials may stop fluoridation

...memo stated that fluoridation should be stopped until further studies of a similar kind are completed by the National Research Council. The fluoridation issue arose in January 2004, when a public works employee decided to stop the program to...
Water fluoridation has a bizarre history

...firsthand what is in the scientific literature on this matter, including the important 450-page review by the National Research Council of fluoride's toxicity, published in March 2006. In my view, there is an abundance of scientific evidence...
My turn: Juneau's dirty little secret

...of this year, the Empire published an article about the fears raised by the National Academy of Sciences' National Research Council report on the safety of fluoride in tap water. Think about it for a minute. Isn't it magical thinking to...


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