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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...
Juneau Public Health Center to provide free vaccines

...administration fee for all vaccines, starting April 11 through May 1. The center offers vaccines to prevent and reduce the risks of pneumonia, tetanus, shingles, meningitis and HPV. Juneau Public Health will continue to offer flu vaccines to all children ages...
Announcer Craig Sager returns from leukemia to NBA sideline

...had never missed a day of work before his ordeal, had hoped to return for last fall's baseball playoffs but had a bout of pneumonia. He is cleared to resume his usual schedule and does so not far from Batavia, Illinois, where he's from, and Northwestern...
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...
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...of life, but measured and strong, with a gentle lilt of emotion."When I talked to youin the hospital,recovering from pneumonia,you said to me,you were ready to go.'Don't worry, daughter,I will be like Xakuch' when the octopuscame up under...
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
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...
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...
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...
Bartlett CCU receives $94,000 donation

...not disturb them. The two beds already in use at the hospital have a percussive therapy feature which treats and prevents pneumonia for people on ventilation or must lie for long periods. This brings the number of beds with this percussive feature to three...


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