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Tebow provides NFL with a special need

...and then immediately makes a mad dash toward those kids as if they are a touchdown pylon.So many times these kids with Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis and afflictions we can't even pronounce - let alone imagine - look up from their wheelchairs...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-08-26/tebow-provides-nfl-special-need
Sports
CMV poses great risk to babies

...than other well-known infections and syndromes including Down Syndrome, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Spina Bifida and Pediatric HIV/AIDS...compared with 97 percent who had heard of Down Syndrome and 98 percent who had heard of HIV/AIDS...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101110/let_718909886.shtml
Opinion
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
A failing grade in Public Health 101

...1989. However, it's less well known that the nation has no system at all for tracking widespread but more subtle chronic syndromes -- from developmental disabilities to asthma and slowly progressing illnesses like cancers, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092400/Ope_Editorial.html
Opinion
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
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...trick or treat'' syndrome - contain roughly the...other gender-based syndromes that the psychology...laundry refolding'' syndrome: This has been widely...inflatable-pool-toy'' syndrome: From the dawn of human...should find out if these syndromes exist in other species...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070200/Ope_barry.shtml
Neither man nor rat can fold laundry

...trick or treat'' syndrome - contain roughly the...other gender-based syndromes that the psychology...laundry refolding'' syndrome: This has been widely...inflatable-pool-toy'' syndrome: From the dawn of human...should find out if these syndromes exist in other species...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070200/Ope_barry.html
Opinion
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
Federal health secretary pledges support for Alaska

...build Head Start facilities in Angoon, Elim and Teller. "There is a huge amount of drug abuse, child abuse, fetal infant syndromes, as well as suicides. And there needs to be a lot of counseling and we intend to provide the resources to accomplish that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080502/sta_thompson.shtml
News
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
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