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Public Health Center to launch community vaccine clinics

...children.She said the proposed link between the combination vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella and autism spectrum disorders is one reason some parents choose not to vaccinate. The idea that too many vaccines are given at once, overwhelming a child's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-11/public-health-center-to-launch-commu
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News and Notes

...May 9. He earned a Master of Business Administration.Soldotna resident Megan Neill, a senior communication sciences and disorders major at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, was named to the dean's list for grades achieved during the spring 2015...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-06-06/news-and-notes
Community

...reducing the number of children born with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Alaska.A study also is planned that is expected to involve...nation's highest documented rate of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, also known as FASDs, according to the Alaska Mental Health...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-29-1
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School district implements training, curriculum for FASD

...Peninsula Borough School District is continuing to expand and evolve outreach for students diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Training and support programs have reached 400 educators, students and families since the school district identified the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-12-0
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Medical providers look at implications of health care expansion

...Medicaid and for insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. She said that neither recognizes her problems as qualifying disorders. "I'm the person who falls through the crack," Essig said. "Because I'm 51. I'm not pregnant, I'm not physically...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-12/medical-providers-look-at-implicatio
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Community News and Notes

...fall 2014 semester. Epperheimer is a junior early childhood education major. Neill is a senior communication sciences and disorders major.Katherine Obrien of Kenai, Haiden Perkins of Kenai, and Daniel Rivenbark of Soldotna have been named to the dean's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-01-03/community-news-and-notes
Community
What others say: Focus should be on reducing FASD, not on political points

...effort to combat Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders have been carried way out of proportion...The effects of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders can't be reversed. It's devastating...eliminating, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner,March...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-31/what-others-say-focus-should-be-o
Opinion
Male eating disorders rise amid more focus on body image

...Women are more likely to have eating disorders than men. But men can also suffer from...Making Weight,'' believes such disorders afflict about 2 percent of men versus...gymnasts have a higher incidence of eating disorders. Cohn said they can develop bad habits...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052304/peo_052304hea002001.shtml
People
Workshop on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders slated

...disability known as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, or FASD, said Evensen, director of...the people on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. "Children with FASD: Navigating the...educator and a specialist on behavior disorders. Her work with FASD spans Alaska, Canada...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/032508/news_4697.shtml
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FASD receives state, national attention

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders are gaining widespread attention due...would allow judges to consider the disorders in sentencing. The Advancing FASD...coordinator for the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Program at Frontier Community...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-04-10/fasd-receives-state-national-attenti
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