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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...
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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...
Injured seal pup ends road to recovery with North Douglas release 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...
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...
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...
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...
NYC Legionnaires' outbreak up to 10 dead, 100 diagnosed

...illness.Since its appearance late last month in the South Bronx, 100 people have been diagnosed with the disease, a form of pneumonia caused by breathing in mist contaminated with the Legionella bacteria.The disease is easily diagnosed and can be treated...
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NYC targets cooling systems linked to Legionnaires' outbreak

...Between 8,000 and 18,000 people are hospitalized in the U.S. each year with Legionnaires' disease, which is a type of pneumonia, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The number of cases reported to the CDC each year has been...
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Study: Lack of Alaska plumbing linked to diseases in Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta villages to higher rates of pneumonia and other diseases in children. The Anchorage Daily News...Yukon-Kuskokwim babies are hospitalized each year for some form of pneumonia. The region is home to some of the poorest, most crowded...
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


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