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Soldotna to consider synthetic drug ban

...been done on spice's effects on the brain, but the drugs produce effects similar to marijuana, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse's website.Bath salts, whose white crystals resemble bathing products, carry risks of overdose...
Voices of Alaska: Helping healthcare workers with the heavy lifting

...cumulative weight lifted by a single nurse during a regular eight-hour shift at the hospital. For reference, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends lifting no more than 35 pounds (the size of a small child...
State report details fisheries injuries

...largest volumes of seafood relative to other vessel types."The division's analysis relied on data from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, collected at the Illiuliuk Family Health Center, in Dutch Harbor, in 2007...
Fishing safety program survives cuts

...drowning after vessel disasters, and another 31 percent resulted from falls overboard, according to a report from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health's Alaska Pacific Office. Alaska Pacific Office Director Jennifer Lincoln said...
The losing game

...about the desperate cancer patients who are prevented from entering the last-resort experimental program at the National Institutes of Health and the very young children who suddenly are being denied access to federally provided nutrition. Boehner...
Local man with genetic disease seeks to help others

...Corrine Johnston, Jason's wife. According to the National Institutes of Health, as the gene is passed down childhood or adolescence, according to the National Institutes of Health. Last year, Jason joined a clinical...
Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...students buy less expensive used books. For more information, please contact the KRC Bookstore at 262-0312.The National Institute of Health (NIH) in Maryland is offering several paid internships to Alaska Native students who are interested...
Refuge notebook: Local partnership working to ensure healthy fish habitat

...communications consultant to organizations including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, NASA, and the National Institute of Health. The keynote address is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on April 17 at Islands and Ocean Visitor Center...
Business Briefs

...Business Development Center has been appointed by Dr. Patrick Gallagher, Director of the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology, to the 2012 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The...
Vegetarian Diets Gaining Popularity

...means "fish" in Italian), with others being called "flexitarians" (or "semi-vegetarians'), who, says National Institute of Health (NIH) nutritionist and registered dietician Jody Engel in the organization's July 2012 "News in Health...


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