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Health officials: Take sickness seriously

...the Associated Press. Two children at St. Louis Children's Hospital are being treated for muscle weakness or possible paralysis which may be linked to EV-D68, the AP also reported. More than 500 people across the country, mostly children, have...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-07/health-officials-take-sickness-seriousl
Local
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
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
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
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
Juneau remembers nuclear bombings

...When I heard her umpteen years ago and got the facts of the dangers of nuclear weapons, after the talk I was in a state of paralysis," Schroeder recalled. "The only way I could shake it was to get active."On Wednesday, this activism manifested as...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/juneau-remembers-nuclear-bombings
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
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
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

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