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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
Parents want son with Down syndrome to attend local school

...12-year-old New York boy with Down syndrome are going to federal court to try to...able to accommodate a student with Down syndrome or another disability in the classroom...Washington, D.C.-based National Down Syndrome Society. She said her organization hears...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-03/parents-want-son-down-syndro
Nation and World
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
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
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
On bellbottoms, beards, bustles and mutants

...is most of them - is no more "natural" than one that is shaved. As for the untrimmed beard, that is a manifestation of syndromes best left to the likes of Stephen King to describe. I sometimes wonder whether beards wouldn't be less a signal that there...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052303/thi_ferncolumn.shtml
This WeeK
Fairbanks area girl, 5, among few with genetic disorder Rett Syndrome

...not survive infancy. Rett syndrome affects various brain functions...with the International Rett Syndrome Foundation, which functions...proclamation to make October Rett Syndrome Awareness Month."I think...autistic or having similar syndromes. Melissa said some people...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-28/fairbanks-area-girl-5-among-few-genetic
State
Breast cancer from a surgeon

...1." Gruchacz exhorts education, mammograms starting at age 40, and really being aware of family history. "There are syndromes within breast cancer where there's a higher incident of breast cancer in families," she said. "It's called BRCA 1...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102408/nei_347905916.shtml
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

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