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Doctors: Not enough Alaskans getting flu vaccines

...According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more young and middle-age adults are getting respiratory infections because of the flu, and doctors urge people to get a yearly vaccination.Dr. Jeanette Legenza at the Children's...
Cases of kennel cough reported in Juneau

...more symptomatic - have a fever, or they may be coughing so hard they might vomit."Kennel cough is an upper respiratory infection and is contagious from dog to dog. Humans can't catch it, and it's very rare that a cat would, Berngartt...
NBA Capsules

...Bryant was sidelined with a knee injury.Gasol, who sat out Saturday's loss to Golden State with an upper respiratory infection, started but had little energy as Plumlee scored on alley-oop dunks, post moves and putbacks.WARRIORS 89...
NBA Capsules

...but Houston wouldn't get any closer with leading scorer James Harden on the bench with a fever and upper-respiratory infection. Harden started 0 of 6 and finished with six points in 17 minutes before exiting just before halftime.Patrick...
Cleanup health claims probed

...nothing to suggest that the cleanup systematically produced any illnesses or injuries, he said. The reported respiratory infections were caused from having people living for extended periods in close quarters, he maintained. "Veco as well...
Total team effort lifts JDHS girls to title

...Regional Hospital following Friday's preliminary race for the 500 freestyle. Jones, who's been battling a respiratory infection for a few weeks, fell ill after Friday's race and could not compete in her usual series of events. The sophomore...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...previously showing that children in day care get more respiratory infections than others, the researchers examined more closely...wheezing usually is due to their small airways or respiratory infections. And wheezing almost always disappears by age...
Federal rules stall funding for rural plumbing projects

...Disease Control. Hennessy said infants and children in villages without those services are hospitalized for respiratory infections at rates far exceeding the national average. Hospitalizations for skin infections also are much higher, he...
Smoking ban would give freedom of choice

...on the grounds that all workers should be able to earn a living in a place that doesn't put them at risk for respiratory infections, lung cancer or heart disease. The time has come for this ban. The number of smokers has dropped quite a bit...
CDC: Doctors prescribing fewer antibiotics for kids

...time, and more often with respiratory infections.The CDC found larger declines...colds and some other upper respiratory infections. But there was no to doctors for upper respiratory infections, which could be thanks...


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