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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
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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-20/sharing-her-point-view
Art
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-26/bartlett-ccu-receives-94000-donation
Local
A Cancer Guy's story

...rhythm. I have been through a stem cell transplant (which is worth a whole column of its own); two infections; double pneumonia and some radiation treatments. But I feel good, catch the odd salmon with a friend, and have taken some great vacations...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-12/cancer-guys-story
Local
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: Lack of Alaska plumbing linked to diseases

...plumbing 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041310/sta_606353980.shtml
News
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
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
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091208/obi_331480178.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081208/obi_317781955.shtml

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