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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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-07/nyc-legionnaires-outbreak-10-dead-100
Not For Web
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-05/nyc-targets-cooling-systems-linked-le
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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
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-15/juneau-public-health-center-provide
Neighbors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-06/announcer-craig-sager-returns-leukemia
Sports
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
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
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

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