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Can rickets explain Rian Orr's rib and leg fractures?

...suggesting infant Rian Jambi Orr may have had rickets, a bone disorder caused by vitamin or...Orr's imaging was "highly suggestive" of rickets.One-by-one, Barnes went through...X-rays pointing out characteristic signs of rickets for the jury: the thinning or softening...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-06/can-rickets-explain-rian-orrs-rib-and-l
Local
Vote yes; add fluoride to Juneau's water

When have you last worried about scurvy, rickets, dysentery and polio? Thanks to the usage of vitamin C, vitamin D, chlorine and vaccines, I have never heard or read anything...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081307/let_20070813008.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Brush your teeth and keep fluoride out of city's water

...to serious health issues like scurvy, rickets, dysentery and polio, is ridiculous...According to the Medline Plus Web site, "Rickets is primarily caused by lack of vitamin...been forced to take vitamin D to avoid rickets, and my mother chose to vaccinate me...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093007/opi_20070930023.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Class 4A Wrestling Rankings

...Hernandez, West 112 Pounds 1. Jimmy Eggemeyer, Kodiak 2. Alan Bartelli, Wasilla 3. Dan Simmons, Lathrop 4. Anthony Rickets, Service 5. Doug Templeton, West Valley 119 Pounds 1. Sam Miller, Wasilla 2. Dante Santos, Juneau 3. Bobby Hicks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011906/spo_20060119039.shtml
Sports
Class 4A Wrestling Rankings

...Van Meter, Kodiak 112 POUNDS 1. Jimmy Eggemeyer, Kodiak 2. Alan Bartelli, Wasilla 3. Ryan Hogan, Wasilla 4. Anthony Rickets, Service 5. Buddy Howard, Juneau-DOUGLAS 119 POUNDS 1. Sam Miller, Wasilla 2. Dante Santos, Juneau-DOUGLAS 3. Bobby...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012606/spo_20060126028.shtml
Sports
Public water should be fluoridated

...by accident. Polio, smallpox and malaria, to name a few, are all killer diseases of the past in our country. Juvenile rickets, goiter, dental disease and a host of intestinal ailments are no longer the very common threats to our health they once were...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081407/let_20070814018.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: A physician calls for fluoridation

...most vulnerable: Those who may not be willing or able to afford total care. Just as Vitamin D added to milk has prevented rickets, as folic acid added to various foods has prevented congenital neurological defects, as iron added to infant formulas and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093007/opi_20070930022.shtml
Opinion
Deliberations begin in murder trial

...healing process at least several weeks old. That would mean the injury predates the Aug. 9 incident. They also say she had rickets, which accounts for the older fractures seen on her leg and ribs.During re-direct, Kemp asked the jurors if Rian could...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-13/deliberations-begin-murder-trial
Local
Got Vitamin D?

...more than 90 percent. Mild deficiencies won't necessarily produce immediate ill effects. Serious deficiencies can lead to rickets or softening of the bones, and has also been linked to fatigue, diabetes, heart disease and cancer. In addition, current...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032510/loc_596108209.shtml
News
Health, credibility of mother at forefront of murder trial

...child abuse.The defense, however, posits Orr had a chronic brain injury that went unnoticed until that morning, as well as rickets, a bone disorder caused by vitamin deficiencies resulting in fragile bones that fracture easily. Their expert medical witnesses...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-06-09/health-credibility-mother-forefront-mur
Local

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