Health officials: Take sickness seriously

An enterovirus outbreak and the impending influenza season mean taking precautions to avoid the spread of sickness is important, especially in the most vulnerable populations. "This is the time of year when cold virus activity starts picking...
3 climbers with altitude sickness rescued high on Mount McKinley

...climbers, each on his own and each debilitated by altitude sickness while high on Mount McKinley, help came Monday night from...who was semi-conscious and non-ambulatory due to altitude sickness, McLaughlin said. Though he had been a member of the same...
Pure Sole: Review This!

...shunning OUR victims.But what do I know?This is not a story."Juneau's Dr. Janice Sheufelt overcame a bout with altitude sickness and won the 3,000-mile Race Across America ultramarathon bicycle race from Oceanside, Calif. to Annapolis, Md. in 11...
Lawrence Sommers

...1960's, Larry consulted at Virginia Mason to help develop its hyperbaric chamber for divers recovering from decompression sickness; on a recent trip he was invited into the hyperbaric medicine unit at Virginia Mason where further consulting work was being...
My Turn: 'Death with dignity' cannot be self-inflicted

...would celebrate our marriage in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health, until death do us part. We have had some wonderful...bind themselves to each other "in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health, until death do they part."For Christians...
A Bishop's Perspective: A time to say 'Gunalcheesh'

...take God and God's many gifts for granted when all is well in our lives. Sometimes, we only turn to God on in times of sickness, sorrow and great need. But this holiday is an opportunity to foster a grateful spirit and to receive the blessing that comes...
Ginkgo biloba may help skiers, climbers avoid altitude sickness

...remarkable protection against altitude sickness for climbers on a Himalayan expedition...climbers, who all had experienced altitude sickness on previous expeditions, into two groups...experienced one or more symptoms of altitude sickness, compared to 82 percent in the placebo...
Through sickness and health, to France and back: a family adventure

...spending winter in Juneau with our son, dog, cat and hamster keeping the pipes from freezing? I don't think so. Through sickness and health, to France and back. That's how I remember those vows anyway. So through a sequence of good luck and, well...
Today in history

...McCreery (TV: "American Idol" winner) is 21.Thought for Today: "It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion...
Theatre in the Rough opens 'The Winter's Tale'

...she is pregnant with his baby. Things get worse from there. The young prince Mamillius (Callahan Fowler) dies of wasting sickness in his mother's absence. And when the queen's daughter is born while she is still in jail, the king is barely dissuaded...


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