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Citizen scientists put Southeast's bats on the map - literally

...It's become more of an issue to understand how certain things like white nose (syndrome) can affect bats at a continent-wide level," Kohan said. White nose syndrome is disease fatal to bats that is spreading west. As the citizen science bat...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-10/citizen-scientists-put-southeasts-ba
Outdoors
Study: Scant evidence medical marijuana helps many illnesses

...than 6,000 patients. Evidence was weak for many other conditions, including anxiety, sleep disorders, and Tourette's syndrome and the authors recommend more research.The analysis is among several medical marijuana articles published Tuesday in the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/study-scant-evidence-medical-marijuan
Not For Web
Venus nears Serena showdown

...Venus last won the grass-court Grand Slam tournament in 2008; three years later, she announced that she has Sjogren's syndrome, an autoimmune disease that can cause joint pain and fatigue.Her nearly 2-hour match Wednesday was the last on Court 3...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/venus-nears-serena-showdown
Not For Web
Health issues cloud 4-time Iditarod champ's future in sport

...from 2007 to 2010, but is at the back of the pack in this year's race. The cancer survivor also suffers from Raynaud's syndrome, a condition that can limit circulation in hands and feet.Mackey says this week, he had to remove his mittens to untangle...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-12/health-issues-cloud-4-time-iditarod-cha
State
Heather Mary George

...July 26, 2013 her life changed suddenly. After waking from a coma like state she was given a diagnosis of Myleodysplastic Syndrome (red blood cancer). To survive she received continuous blood transfusions, chemo was tried, however, failed. In spring...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174842450
The McVictim syndrome could kill us

Call it the McVictim syndrome. Too many pundits, public health...devil made us eat it? The McVictim syndrome spins a convenient - and unhealthy...make better choices if the McVictim syndrome provides a convenient excuse to carry...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121310/opi_755913876.shtml
Opinion
Cold sensitivity gene mutation may explain new medical syndrome

...temperature and sends others into overdrive in the cold, creating a mix of ailments that researchers say constitutes a new medical syndrome.The discovery helps explain a mysterious set of symptoms that doctors didn't realize were linked until a chance encounter...

http://juneauempire.com/michelle-fay-cortez/2012-01-13/cold-sensitivity-gene-mut
Children with syndrome can live full lives

...that implied that children with Down syndrome are automatically mentally retarded...far from accurate. A child with Down syndrome may have slower physical and cognitive...of intelligence. Children with Down syndrome can live full and productive lives and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/043008/let_273774095.shtml
Pure Sole: Run and smell the roses

...of things along your path.It's "Stop and Smell the Roses" syndrome.As runners, we often forget the path we are on because the peak ahead is so breathtaking.SASTR syndrome hit me recently.My group of calorie burners, who allow me to...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-18/run-and-smell-roses
Sports
March 13 Fireside Lecture to focus on bats

...will explain the impacts of White-Nose Syndrome and how Little Brown Bats in Alaska and...The fungus that causes White-nose Syndrome has destroyed bat populations that hibernate...are depleted by spring.White-nose Syndrome is aptly named: the bats display the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-11-2
Art

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