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Untested Southeast shellfish may carry poison

...eating razor and possibly butter clams from Clam Gulch. The disease is potentially lethal, and can lead to fatal repository paralysis, according to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.The toxin comes from the algae shellfish eat, and there...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-17/untested-southeast-shellfish-may-carry-
State | Local
Sports Quote

...self-confidence is preparation. There is a syndrome in sports called paralysis by analysis. The ideal attitude is to be physically loose...he underwent emergency brain surgery after experiencing paralysis of his right arm. A biopsy taken during a hospital stay revealed...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-29/sports-quote
Sports
My turn: Award winners leave out key info about life with paralysis

...character choosing suicide after an accident resulting in paralysis. The Sea Inside, best foreign film, chronicles the true...movies leave out key information, showing negative aspects of paralysis but not the real lives of persons who have successfully adapted...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031105/opi_20050311019.shtml
Opinion
Four stricken by toxic shellfish

...Human Services reported eight cases of PSP during the summer of 2011, two of which ended up in intensive care. The toxin paralyses its victim, starting with numbness and tingling in the mouth and tongue, progressing into the extremities. DHSS Public...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-04-13/four-stricken-toxic-shellfish
Local
Pool diving accident leaves Razdolna teen paralyzed

...wheelchair bound with cerebral palsy or cognitive impairments, but as far as someone with neck injuries resulting in this level of paralysis, Isavra might be the only one," said Ermold. "This is new ground for all of us."It's definitely new ground for the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/pool-diving-accident-leaves-razdoln
Neighbors
SAIL's ORCA program receives $12,000 grant from Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

...quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, their families and caregivers. Created...Quality of Life grants that will help the paralysis community enhance their freedom and independence...and the ability for those living with paralysis to achieve fulfillment." The Christopher...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-08-04/sails-orca-program-receives-12000-g
Neighbors
Reminder: Do not to eat recreationally procured shellfish

...shellfish poisoning.Paralytic shellfish poisoning, or PSP, is a potentially lethal toxin that can lead to fatal respiratory paralysis, according to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. The toxin comes from algae, which is a food source for...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-11-08/reminder-do-not-eat-recreationally-p
Outdoors
Israel approves nearly 1,200 more settlement homes

...In all, Israel has built dozens of settlements since 1967 that are now home to some 560,000 Israelis.The diplomatic paralysis of the last five years was largely due to disputes over the settlements, deemed illegal by most of the international community...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-08-12/israel-approves-nearly-1200-more-sett
Not For Web
Cockles never safe to eat unless tested and purchased through proper outlet

...dig cockles in the late fall and winter, when the water temperature is too cold to allow blooming of the algae that cause paralysis shellfish poisoning."The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services has clarified that there is no safe time for harvesting...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2012-11-30/cockles-never-safe-eat-unless-tested-
Letters
Alaska editorial: Urgent Energy: Rush of gas plans is good to see

...stalemate.In our case, it's not just that the perfect that is the enemy of the good. The multitude of options promotes paralysis.Efforts to win the support of the Parnell administration and the Legislature for a major state grant for the development...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-09-14/alaska-editorial-urgent-energy-rush-g
Opinion

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