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Life in the Pedestrian Lane: The wading pool

...imagine in those innocent summers but wars and rumors of wars still pervade the news and science has not yet conquered the common cold, nor the latest mutated flu virus. The world turns and things change. But not much. Virginia Walters lives in Kenai...
Too few getting flu shots

...of influenza infection," said Dr. Joe McLaughlin, Alaska state epidemiologist. "You don't get that with the common cold."This week, Alaska state health officials began tracking adults who die from the flu, KTUU-TV reported.There...
Germ warfare: Schools go on offense against flu

...noticed a significant number of absences. "Just in sickness in general, if this prevents H1N1, it also prevents the common cold and a lot of those things, and I haven't seen a lot of kids absent. It's been great. Kids that have been gone...
Does an apple really keep the doc away?

...those calories in your daily total and are exercising to compensate for them." 6. Chicken soup can help cure the common cold. False. "There is no evidence that chicken noodle soup 'cures' colds, but it can have positive results in treating...
Is your spiritual temperature hot or lukewarm? favorites when it gets cold out. All the beauty of snow and frost don?t come alone, however. The flu and the common cold show up to afflict many as well. Even more deadly are cases of frostbite and hypothermia. High body temperatures are...
New diagnosis may lead to cure

...infections, including pneumonia. He?s been in isolation in order to prevent further infection. ?He can catch the common cold that we pretty much live with every day,? she said. Over the years Landon has adapted to the hospital?s routine. Bethany said when...
Alaska tops nation with highest TB rate

...people living in close quarters. Infection causes sweats, weight loss, fevers, coughing and other symptoms of the common cold. It is easily treated with drugs, but can be fatal if left untreated. Alaska had the highest rate of tuberculosis...
Slant twists the facts

...being able to go to a "new" doctor and being advised to visit the emergency room at the hospital for everything from a common cold to cancer. This problem is not new and was not caused by the health care legislation as he claims. The cuts in payment...
Keeping an open mind

...know everything and there will be no need for religion.? I wish on its way to omniscience science would just cure the common cold. Or, explain homosexuality in terms of evolution. Since they don?t procreate shouldn?t they have disappeared? Religion...


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