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Great American Smokeout is Nov. 15

SITKA - Every third Thursday in November, tobacco users are encouraged to set a date to quit or pledge to be smoke-free for 24 hours as a part of the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-11-11/great-american-smokeout-nov-15
Neighbors
Psychiatrist who commuted to Ketchikan for 34 years retires

...University of New Mexico School of Medicine.Broke and homesick for Alaska, Winn said he signed on to join the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps in 1975. In 1978 he began commuting monthly to Ketchikan, to work at the Gateway Center...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-19/psychiatrist-who-commuted-ketchikan-34-
State
Cruise ship wastewater panel meets in Juneau

The Cruise Ship Wastewater Science Advisory Panel reviewed a draft statement to be presented to the Alaska State Legislature in 2013 when its members met in Juneau Sept. 19 - 21.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-25/cruise-ship-wastewater-panel-meets-june
State
Great American Smokeout takes place Nov. 15

SITKA - Every third Thursday in November, tobacco users are encouraged to set a date to quit or pledge to be smoke-free for 24 hours as a part of the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-11-12/great-american-smokeout-takes-place-nov
State
1918 Spanish influenza put the lid on activity in Juneau

Quarantines of big cities such as Toronto and Hong Kong have been making the news this spring. The little city of Juneau made similar headlines in October 1918 when Mayor Emory Valentine, chairman of the Health Board, J.H. Montgomery and City Health Officer Dr. L.O. Sloane ordered a quarantine Oct. 29 as a precautionary measure against the spread of the virulent Spanish influenza. The reason for the quarantine was the recognition of three cases of the flu on the previous day. Ketchikan had been the first city in Southeast Alaska to see flu, according to the Alaska Daily Empire, and had already been quarantined. Now, in Juneau, people were "requested to keep from congregating in any public place."

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060403/nei_fluhistory.shtml
Neighbors
Vote yes on fluoride

As a boy growing up in Wrangell in the late 1950s, I feared going to the dentist because of the inevitable need to fill a tooth cavity. This was always preceded by the painful shot of Novocain in the mouth which on a couple of occasions didn't work. I am glad my children and most of their mates didn't have to go through those experiences. Much of the credit for this is water fluoridation that Juneau provided until recently.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093007/let_20070930017.shtml
Opinion
My Turn: Go with the expert advice: Fluoridate the water

Community water fluoridation is not a new and untried experiment. Millions of people have drunk naturally fluoridated water for generations.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093007/opi_20070930004.shtml
Opinion
My Turn : Fluoridate our water? No thanks.

Recently, a group of Juneau citizens began circulating a petition to put the issue of fluoridating our drinking water on the fall ballot.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062907/opi_20070629008.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Digest

Residents of Saxman voted to sell land to the Cape Fox Corp., which plans to build a technology training center on the parcel near its headquarters.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021107/sta_20070211002.shtml
News
Recognitions

...years. Sutton has been associated with Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital for 35 years. He is a retired Captain in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, having spent 28 years with the USPHS. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022307/nei_20070223007.shtml
Neighbors

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