...legislative approval.Butler was previously the chief medical officer from 2007-09. He left to work for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Before returned to the state position, he was senior director of the Division of Community Health...

Richard John Patrick Rohr

...passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna from complications of CIDP and Parkinson's disease.A celebration of his life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at Birch Ridge Community Church. Keith Randall, Brian...

An Outdoor View: This fishing thing

...There must be something to this fishing thing, or we wouldn't do the things we do to do it.Fishing, like certain diseases, gets into your blood. It infects all kinds of people, those who do it for fun, those who do it for food, and those...

Treatment and technology are on your side

...rather than sending them straight home after surgery. He embraced new technologies of anesthesia and the idea of preventing disease through cleanliness. He was, says Aptowicz, a genius ? albeit, an ailing one who knew his health problems would shorten...

Arts & Entertainment

...she failed to appreciate how frightened Americans were of the disease.It was Snyderman's first on-air appearance in a month...in her New Jersey home until the danger for symptoms of the disease had passed, she was spotted in a car getting takeout food...

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The Bookworm Sez: Take a look behind the scenes at a funeral home

...witnessed another child's accidental death in a Hawaii mall. From then on, Doughty says she was "consumed with death, disease, and darkness yet capable of passing as a quasi-normal schoolgirl" who decided early that, once she grew up, she'd...

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Rich Lowry: A stupendous bounty

...a-day livelihood is past. Compared to most of human history, when, in the words of Deirdre McCloskey, "illiteracy, disease, superstition, periodic starvation, and lack of prospects" were the norm, we live in the sunlit uplands. For that, we...

What others say: CDC adds to confusion with Ebola

...after the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in this country, the Centers for Disease Control on Monday announced yet another policy for dealing with the dread disease and people who have been exposed to it while in West Africa. Meanwhile, U...

Breast cancer survivors fly fish as therapy

...O'Bryant, of Bend, was plagued with anxiety over whether the disease was really gone and whether it was coming back.Maybe the...forth over her head.Lots of survivors describe life after the disease as a sort of transformation, and new hobbies are often part...

Mrs. Phyllis Marie Southwell Muma

...buried at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan. He preceded her death in 2004. Both suffered with Alzheimer's disease.Phyllis was born on Nov. 17, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan. She was the fourth of five children born to Mary (Hellyer...



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