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Pioneer Potluck: About Fourth of July on the farm

...motives, which Mom did sometimes! She knew we could not swim and besides if you swim in a public pool you might get a terrible disease! So end of story! But we could go watch! (After the large polio scare in the early 50's, we stopped going to the park...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-06-30
Food
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
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

...intake of saturated fats, too, which can also cause heart disease. There are three main types of fat: unsaturated, saturated...They raise "bad" cholesterol and can contribute to heart disease. Common sources include high-fat cheeses, high-fat cuts...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-06-16
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
Kenai Refuge is looking for bats

...temperatures are low and food and water are unavailable. The disease was first documented in New York in 2006 and has spread rapidly...They are likely to bite in self-defense and, while rare, diseases such as rabies can be transmitted to humans.Mallory Okuly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-06-11/kenai-refuge-is-looking-for-bats
Outdoors
Public Health Center to launch community vaccine clinics

...upswing," and whooping cough is the disease most commonly contracted by un-vaccinated...Marsters said. In 2012, a Center for Disease Control and Prevention report found that...children, she emphasized the fact that the diseases that can be prevented with vaccines...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-11/public-health-center-to-launch-commu
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
Op-ed: Pope Francis goes off the rails

...great boon to humankind. Consider the unrelieved misery - the disease, the poverty, the illiteracy - before around 1800, when...both of the quality of diet and of children's exposure to disease, was higher in the Stone Age than in 1800."But at least...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-21/op-ed-pope-francis-goes-off-the-r
Opinion
What others say: Not the time to reverse course on affordable health insurance

...the month the act was passed. It would be tragic at this point to reverse course and put millions of Americans at risk of disease and death from inadequate heath care or potential bankruptcy from inability to pay staggeringly high medical bills while disrupting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-15/what-others-say-not-the-time-ti-r
Opinion

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