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...the complexities of disease outbreaks, resulting...world of infectious diseases. Epidemics often have...control of tick-borne diseases in African livestock. He was working on animal diseases at the University of...agency in 1995, when disease modelers were still...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/mike-stobbe/2015-07-29
Remission is a wonderful response to leukemia

...good to me. I recovered at home.My reduced defense against diseases wasn't over, though. A couple of months ago, I developed...You've got shingles."Shingles is a particularly cruel disease that causes burning blisters on one side of the body or the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-07-24/remission-is-a-wonderful-respon
Community
What others say: Ferries need to find a better solution for their wastewater

...out. Even at low levels, chlorine causes stress for marine life. That stress, in turn, can make organisms susceptible to disease. Of course, when it comes to toxicity, dilution is the solution.We're happy to know the two new Alaska-class ferries...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-15/what-others-say-ferries-need-to-f
Opinion
Stakeout: Helping plants grow up by staking them properly

"Grow up." That's what I tell some of my plants.Upright plants, bathed in air, are less apt to get fungal diseases, and those bearing fruits - tomatoes, for example - are less likely to have their fruits attacked by slugs and turtles...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-05-28/stakeout-helping-plants-grow-up-
Outdoors
Learning for Life: Pest scouts ready to help

...pastures and animals for pests. The term "pest" refers to diseases, insects and weeds, and these pests could be native or introduced...four part-time pest scouts and they have been trained on the diseases, insects and weeds they can expect to find as well as the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-06-27/learning-for-life-pest-scouts-r
Community
Farmers, state agencies keep eye on local flocks

...hens, turkeys and pullets that have either succumbed to the disease or were slaughtered to prevent further transmission, Gerlach...contracted the flu from within Canada or the Lower 48 can spread the diseases, Gerlach said. With large events such as the Alaska State...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-02/local-flocks-risk-flu-from-lower-48
News
Export program makes the final cut

...Alaska's potatoes are particularly clean, and lack many diseases that are well established in other regions of the world, which...potatoes and sell them locally so there is a constant supply of disease-free crops. The position that was originally cut and then...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-23/export-program-makes-the-final-cut
News
The Longest Day in Alaska Residents take time to raise Alzheimer's Awareness

...memories of loved ones who fought the disease, or support those who are still battling...mother's three sisters succumb to the disease. In turn, she fears her future and that...Association."It's a sad, degrading disease," Harris said. "It's scary. It's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-20/the-longest-day-in-alaska-residents-
News
Sea stars with 'wasting disease' found in Kachemak Bay

...scientists had hoped the so-called "wasting disease" caused by a Densovirus would be unable...the chilly waters of Kachemak Bay.The disease causes sea stars to form lesions, lose...California to Alaska have died from wasting disease since 2013.UAF researcher Brenda Konar...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-13/sea-stars-with-wasting-disease-found
News
Egg-spenses on the rise: Avian flu outbreak in Lower 48 leads to higher costs

...succumbed to the largest outbreak of avian influenza to hit the industry, or were slaughtered to prevent further spread of the disease. In his 24 years working as manager at Country Foods IGA, Chris Duncan said he has never seen such a dramatic price increase...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-02/egg-prices-increase
News

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