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Death toll from Ebola in W. Africa hits 887

...cluster of cases in Lagos, Nigeria is very concerning," said Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention, which is dispatching 50 experienced disease control specialists to West Africa."It shows what happens...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-04/death-toll-from-ebola-in-w-africa-hi
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Safety stop puts motorist into conflict with Homer city code

Long hours of fishing near the Barren Islands over the Fourth of July weekend and a 4 a.m.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-28/safety-stop-puts-motorist-into-confl
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FORT WORTH, Texas- Kent Brantly always wanted to be a medical missionary, and he took the work seriously, spending months treating a steady stream of patients with Ebola in Liberia.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/emily-schmall/2014-07-28
Kenai Public Health Center on alert for measles

...religion obviously you're going to have more kids that might be under-immunized." According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, measles was documented as eliminated, not native, in the U.S. in 2000. This year the nation has...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-10/kenai-public-health-center-on-alert-
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What others say: Focus should be on reducing FASD, not on political points

...Kelly has proposed in his multi-layered effort is consistent with recommendations of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.But that's not what some people have been focusing on recently.What's gotten some knickers in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-31/what-others-say-focus-should-be-o
Opinion
Water safety worth the investment in local pools

...all other causes of death to children 14 and under" (Infantswim.com). According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2007, there were 3,443 fatal unintentional drownings in the United States, averaging ten deaths...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-02-21/water-safety-worth-the-in
Letters
Les Palmer: All about zombies

I hadn't thought much about zombies until just recently, but now that they're lurching around pretty much everywhere, and a zombie apocalypse is imminent, I guess I should devote a column to them. "Here he goes again," I can hear you saying.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-04-03/les-palmer-all-about-zombies
Outdoors
What others say: No level of Obamacare can cure sedentary U.S.

...three people in the United States is obese, the category beyond overweight, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some cancers. In New Mexico, at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-02/what-others-say-no-level-of-obama
Opinion
Too few getting flu shots

...are type-A flu, which includes the H1N1 strain, also known as swine flu.According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more young and middle-age adults are getting respiratory infections because of the flu, and doctors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-30/too-few-getting-flu-shots
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State wants to study recess, physical ed policies

JUNEAU - Aiming to reduce childhood obesity, the state health department plans to study the policies of Alaska schools for physical education and recess, an official said Thursday.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2013-10-10/state-wants-to-study-re
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