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Catherine Lena Alter

...Lafayette carpooling with one Amos J. 'Joe' Alter whom she married on Feb 22, 1940. When Joe joined the US Public Health Service in 1942 as part of the US war effort, Kay moved with him to various locations in the contiguous US and arrived...
Nancy Weaver Seitz

...Arlington, Virginia in 1948. In June of 1955, they moved to Juneau, Alaska, where David took a job with the Public Health Service. The move to Territorial Alaska was a change for the family but they immediately took to Alaska's scenery...
Study: Scant evidence medical marijuana helps many illnesses

...little easier for privately funded medical marijuana research to get approved. The department said that a federal Public Health Service review of research proposals is no longer necessary because it duplicates a required review by the Food and Drug...
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Science Fair names award recipients

...Air Force Achievement Award), Emme MacDonald (US Navy/MC ONR Naval Science Awards), Spencer Stratton (US Public Health Service).More than 75 local awards were also distributed. To view the complete list of winners, visit http://www...
Erling August Skaflestad

...infrastructure of the state of Alaska, putting in airports, docks, roads and water systems. He worked for DOT, BIA, US Public Health Service and the City of Hoonah. Erling and Bonnie had several businesses including: land rentals, lumber and building...
Loren Jones

Resident of Juneau from December 1975 to present. Born in Pennsylvania on March 25, 1946. Education: BA in Sociology, 1973, Washington State University. MA in Sociology, 1975, Washington State University. Occupation(s): Retired.
Great American Smokeout is Nov. 15 nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products, such as gum, lozenges and patches. According to the U.S. Public Health Service, tobacco users are six times more likely to quit with behavioral support and NRT products than when they try to...
1918 Spanish influenza put the lid on activity in Juneau

...for the influenza outbreak. October 1918: Congress approves a special $1 million fund to enable the U.S. Public Health Service to recruit physicians and nurses to deal with the growing epidemic. Oct. 29, 1918: Juneau Mayor Emory Valentine...
State Briefs

...110 nominated. During the tuberculosis epidemic, people had come from all over the state to be treated at the public-health service hospital in Sitka. It was a monumental task to find the families or other representatives who could say where...
Exploring Alaska through books and maps

...born six years after the third, can claim the title "The Mt. Edgecumbe Surprise.""My husband was in the public health service. He'd just finished his residency in surgery in Baltimore, and we were looking for something because he was...


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