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Stolen cobalt-60 found abandoned

...sealed.The material was used in obsolete radiation therapy equipment that is being replaced throughout Mexico's public health system. It was coming from the general hospital in the northern border city of Tijuana, Eibenshutz said.Before the container...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-12-05/stolen-cobalt-60-found-abandoned
Not For Web
Ill-fated cruise returns to Seattle

...program of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Protection, in a written statement. "Nowhere else in the public health system of the United States is Norovirus a reportable illness. Norovirus is not a cruise-ship illness, but an illness...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061106/sta_20060611003.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...become so complacent, in fact, that a new outbreak could trigger an epidemic that might overrun our nation's public health system. Far too many people view childhood diseases like diphtheria, whooping cough, rubella, chicken pox and measles...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072500/Ope_vaccinations.shtml
Outside editorial: Swine flu's lessons for public health

...of a disease outbreak - to overwhelm America's public health system. That's an important lesson highlighted in a...response to it document vulnerabilities in the U.S. public health system. Experts say the world is overdue for another major...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061209/opi_450230915.shtml
Outside editorial: US Doctors earn much more than their European counterparts

...an average of $133 for an office visit, versus $129 in England, $45 in Australia and $34 in France. Under public health systems, physicians in England actually get more than their U.S. counterparts on average - $66 as opposed to $60...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-09-21/outside-editorial-us-doctors-earn-muc
Opinion
Swine flu pandemic tests patchwork health system

...episode, and the pandemic-flu response generally, point to the many problems with the nation's patchwork of a public health system. There are more than 2,500 state and local health departments in the nation, and they are plagued by huge disparities...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101209/opi_503858389.shtml
Fear of vaccinations must be overcome

...become so complacent, in fact, that a new outbreak could trigger an epidemic that might overrun our nation's public health system. Far too many people view childhood diseases like diphtheria, whooping cough, rubella, chicken pox and measles...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072500/Ope_vaccinations.html
Opinion
Pebble Mine threatens Alaska livelihoods

...Bristol Bay fishery by Alaskan fishermen and processors, The liability that future health problems may entail on the public health system due to mining activities, and The decrease in revenue if and when the fishery collapses due to destruction of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052705/let_20050527015.shtml
Opinion
Knowles names new head of social services

...agency with 2,400 employees and a budget of $1.2 billion. Health and Social Services oversees programs such as public health systems, juvenile justice and federal and state welfare programs. "There is no department that has a higher responsibility...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092701/sta_knowles.shtml
News
Alaska Digest

...scheduled for delivery in November. Some health care providers secure their own supply of vaccine, outside of the public health system. The flu season peaks in the United States in February. Wood said people need to consult their primary health...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102406/sta_20061024018.shtml
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