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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...
As Tour enters Pyrenees, Rogers wins 16th stage

...miles left.Before the stage, the Lampre-Merida team said world champion Rui Costa of Portugal would not start due to pneumonia. The Portuguese rider had been in 13th place, about 13 minutes behind Nibali.After Tuesday's ride, Nibali leads second-place...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Helen A. Mattson

Juneau resident Helen A. Mattson died from pneumonia on Aug. 29, 2008, in Juneau. She was 92. Born April 11, 1916, at home in the family farmhouse near Napavine, Wash., she...
Dorothy 'Dode' Wicks

Former Juneau resident Dorothy G. "Dode" Wicks died of pneumonia and congestive heart failure on Aug. 7, 2008, in Vancouver, Wash., where she had lived since 2002. Her daughter, Sandra...
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...


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