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State issue guidelines for pneumonia vaccine

...ANCHORAGE - State health officials have issued new guidelines for pneumonia vaccinations. They now recommend vaccinating adults between...healthy non-Native Alaskan adult would receive a routine pneumonia immunization from 55 to 65 to be consistent with national...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092409/reg_496920634.shtml
Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...conditions. It can lead to respiratory tract infections and pneumonia.In the six most affected provinces, home to more than 26...recorded 21 fire-related fatalities, including burns, pneumonia, asthma and meningitis aggravated by upper respiratory tract...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-17/vast-forest-fires-indonesia-
Nation and World
Alaska troopers: Woman raped over 5 weeks at rural cabin

...woman contacted a friend through Facebook Messenger, requesting a medical evacuation because of chest pains and possible pneumonia. Troopers did not return messages to determine how the woman got access to a computer.Troopers say the military helicopter...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-13/alaska-troopers-woman-raped-over-5-week
State
The power of making lists

...receive the recommended care dropped to four per cent. When they tracked medical outcomes, they found that the occurrence of pneumonias fell by a quarter; and most significantly 21 fewer patients died than in the previous year when checklists were not used...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-01-15/power-making-lists
Opinion
My Turn: My high-level talks on Air Force One

...of our rural communities lack running water. Children in these communities are 10 times more likely to suffer from viral pneumonia, tuberculosis and infection. In the past decade, the state has seen 25 schools close. Thirty-three more schools are...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-06/my-turn-my-high-level-talks-air-force
Opinion
A life saved

Sorry to the nurses, aides and all other staff who helped me in early September with my bout of pneumonia. I said I would write this sooner; sorry I haven't. You were great and thank you very much.Bruce "Boe" Rogers

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-10-28/life-saved
Neighbors
King Cove village's delegation meets with Salazar on refuge road

...told Salazar the story of taking his father to the hospital six years ago. Brandell's father had fallen ill with double pneumonia but couldn't fly out because of the community's notorious high winds.To reach an all-weather airport at nearby Cold...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-01/king-cove-villages-delegation-meets-sal
State
Study: Rural Natives suffer serious respiratory infections

...higher rates of serious respiratory infections, including pneumonia. The Centers for Disease Control study also found that in...percentage of homes with running water are hospitalized for pneumonia 11 times more often than infants in the overall U.S. population...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040308/sta_264694181.shtml
Raymond Mork

Long-time Sitka resident Raymond Mork died Sept. 21, 2009, in Sitka after a long battle with pneumonia. He was 78. He was born in Hoonah on Sept. 20, 1931 to Hjalmer Mork and Eliza Moses. His grandfather was T'aaw Yaat, his...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112609/obi_529158248.shtml
Injured seal pup ends road to recovery with North Douglas release

...in Seward."She was dehydrated, which is very, very common," Reimer said.The pup also had a broken jaw, a case of pneumonia, a case of intestinal parasites, puncture wounds on her face, and she was underweight.According to Werner and a log kept...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-20/injured-seal-pup-ends-road-recovery-nor
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