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...Georgia who fell ill after visiting Yosemite National Park, the second case in less than a month.The California Department of Public Health said Tuesday "the presumptive positive case" of plague occurred on a patient who visited Yosemite, the Sierra...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California health officials Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the U.S.
School district predicts enrollment growth

...Dusek said. Up until 2009, the school district was able to incorporate birth data from the State of Alaska Department of Public Health, Vital Statistics Section into their projection calculations, he said, but that information is no longer...
State confirms Soldotna man died of H1N1 flu

...pretty hard so it is important to still get the flu shot and practice good hand washing." According to the Department of Public Health, flu cases jumped to 220 cases statewide from Dec. 1 to Dec. 28, 2013. Alaska was one of 35 states where...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Californians accustomed to complaining about the slightest change in the weather welcomed a robust weekend storm that soaked the northern half of the drought-stricken state Saturday even as rain and snow brought the threat of avalanches, flooding and rock slides.
'Wilderness as the intervention'

MARION, Mont. - The young man is all smiles until he's tied in and walking backward toward the cliff. Morning sunshine warms the 90-foot sheer rock wall near Kila, and his bravado flickers and falters as his heels run up against the edge.
Peninsula teen births higher than national average

School programs and the availability of reproductive health services keep the Kenai Peninsula's teen birth rate consistent with Alaska's largest city, health officials said. However, according to Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics data, the Peninsula has a higher teen birth rate than the national average despite three straight years of national decline. The consequences of teen pregnancy, such as higher likelihood of welfare use and child neglect, can have a negative effect on mother and child.

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. ( - Resiliency could well be the theme of the 160th Illinois State Fair.
KPC Health Fair benefitted many

The public is being advised that referring to KRC's student housing as the KPC Dorms is so yesterday- here forward, the new facility is being branded under the Residence Life umbrella.


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