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...grade in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation's leading experts on patient safety and is administered...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-11-10/business-news
Community
Kenai wins 4th straight Luke Spruill Memorial

...Smith and wrestling a few days later. The Stars did not have two wrestlers due to injury, and lost another three to skin infections. On top of that, coach Neldon Gardner had a few freshmen not make weight. "It was a learning night," the coach said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-11-25/kenai-wins-4th-straight-luke-sprui
Sports
Q&A: Alaska House of Representatives

...22 we would lower by 50% respiratory infections, significantly reduce cancer rates...studies show drastic reduction in hospital infections, better recovery from trauma, half...school, 70% fewer respiratory tract infections, 80% reduction in gingivitis and fewer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-29/qa-alaska-house-of-representative
Opinion
What others say: Military key to stopping Ebola

...three countries that essentially have none. That's why infections have spread so quickly.The military's first task is to...handle Ebola patients and testing blood samples to confirm infections.When this crisis began, Liberia's only lab, housed in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-22/what-others-say-military-key-to-s
Opinion
Shooting for a cure

...genetic disease that makes the body produce unusually thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and leads to life-threatening infections. Despite the continued efforts of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, no cure has been found. According to statistics from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-06/shooting-for-a-cure
News

...in part through PrEP's aggressive prevention of new HIV infections," said Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign...According to the CDC, there are about 50,000 new HIV infections annually, with gay and bisexual men accounting for nearly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/david-crary/2014-10-18

MONROVIA, Liberia - Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, more than half the beds in treatment centers in the capital remain empty, an unintended consequence of the government's order that the bodies of all suspected Ebola victims in Monrovia be cremated.Cremation violates Liberians' values and cultural practices and the order has so disturbed people in the West African nation that the sick are often kept at home and, if they die, are secretly buried, increasing the risk of more infections

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-23-0
News

...healthy patients to cure those with hard-to-treat intestinal infections. A small but growing number of physicians have begun using...bacteria found in donors' feces can help fight off foreign infections."We're dealing with something that is pretty close to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-06-26
Community

...U.N. statistics show 44,000 new infections detected last year in Brazil, up from...Ministry says overall numbers of HIV infections has reached nearly 800,000. That's...placed much of the blame for rising infections on misplaced confidence among younger...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/adriana-gomez-licon/2014-08-09
AK Native Tribal Health Consortium gets EPA grant

...pathogens that can move between animals and humans, McOliver said. The idea is to see if there are any animal-related infections that can be tested or measured based on climate and winter shifts in pathogens over time. The water aspect of the project...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-02-0
News

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