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On the Trails: The scourge of scurvy

...beaches we find the little plant called scurvy grass. It is not a grass; it belongs...about the plant and the ailment called scurvy, revitalizing some bits of information...to make a more or less coherent story.Scurvy is caused by a deficiency of vitamin C...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-15/trails-scourge-scurvy
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: Twenty weeks through the heart of Alaska

...into encampments to be saved by the meager amounts the Natives had to share. His men's feet swelled and skin blackened from scurvy.Even when hungry, Allen drew fine maps of the river country, which he traveled in Native skin boats or traversed on foot...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-07/alaska-science-forum-twenty-weeks-th
Outdoors
Pirate MMO crosses swords with 'Warcraft'

...It's a pirate's life for me! And you, too, unless you choose to be a British, French or Spanish captain instead of a scurvy sea dog. "Pirates of the Burning Sea" isn't the "WoW killer" some have said it is, but it is by far the most pleasant...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021408/gam_246704665.shtml
The 2013 Sports Year In Review

...Capitals captured the Whitehorse Minor Hockey Association Atom Year End Tournament over the Whitehorse Atoms.Andrew "Captain Scurvy" Campbell took first place in the Slush Cup at Eaglecrest. Second place went to Bruce Griggs, third to Lucy Squibb, Biggest...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-01-03/2013-sports-year-review
Sports
Eaglecrest Slush Cup ushers in the wet and wild Spring

...Goering face-planted and Sam Marchant fanny-dove and Captain Scurvy sailed across. Carleton was graceful in defeat. Brenden Okins...Lindh.Slush Cup Results:First Place ? ANDREW "CAPTAIN SCURVY" CAMPBELL. First place prizes: Taku Lodge Feast & 5-Glacier...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-04-15/eaglecrest-slush-cup-ushers-wet-and-wi
Sports
Five Good Reads: Riley Woodford

...the Russians could on a clear day with a map and compass. Steller was repeatedly ignored out of spite as he tried to ward off scurvy, course misdirection, and unbelievably bad judgment calls, eventually keeping almost everyone alive over the winter after...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-10-03/five-good-reads-riley-woodford
Art
My Turn: Brush your teeth and keep fluoride out of city's water

...cavities to serious health issues like scurvy, rickets, dysentery and polio, is ridiculous...potentially deadly illness." "Signs of scurvy (caused by a lack of vitamin C) include...rash on the legs, and bleeding gums. Scurvy is very rare in countries where fresh...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093007/opi_20070930023.shtml
Opinion
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081307/let_20070813008.shtml
Opinion
Ta-Ra-Ra Boom-De-Ay!: Picking and singing in the gold diggings

...musical interludes of the Gold Rush era. It was not all dirt, ice on the water bucket, beans, biscuits, long underwear and scurvy. There were campy songs written for dance hall girls coyly shedding veils and feathers. But there were also songs of home...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032402/Boo_klondike.shtml
Books
Library's new non-fiction includes books on Buddhism and how Congress works

...tried to introduce the camel as a means of transportation. "Scurvy," by Stephen R. Bown: The greatest threat to sailors' lives...1700s wasn't drowning or starvation or even warfare, but scurvy. During the "Age of Sail," as nations expanded their horizons...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053004/boo_library.shtml
Books

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