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What places that legalized pot need to know

...more folks are driving high. There's still no widely available roadside pot test similar to an alcohol breath test, though saliva tests are in development. Convictions for driving stoned in Colorado and Washington for now rely on blood tests.Though it's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-05/what-places-that-legalized-pot-ne
Opinion
Ebola patient's condition worsens

...not airborne and can only be spread through direct contact with the bodily fluids - blood, sweat, vomit, feces, urine, saliva or semen - of an infected person who is showing symptoms.Duncan arrived in Dallas on Sept. 20 and fell ill a few days later...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/by-jamie-stengle/2014-10-04/ebola-patients-condition
Jury acquits man of sexual assault charges

...DNA, but lab expert Sara Graziano admitted in testimony she didn't know how much of Doss' DNA was found or whether it was saliva, skin or hair, Pevehouse said. In trial before Superior Court Judge Carl Bauman, the defense called two expert witnesses...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-02/jury-acquits-man-of-sexual-assault-c
News
Death toll from Ebola in W. Africa hits 887

...physical contact with patients. The disease is not airborne, and only transmitted through contact with bodily fluids such as saliva, blood, vomit, sweat or feces.Sawyer, who was traveling to Nigeria on business, became ill while aboard a flight and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-04/death-toll-from-ebola-in-w-africa-hi
News
Rabid wolf triggers warnings

...has been detected in moose in Russia, beavers in Virginia and caribou in Alaska, she said.The disease is spread through saliva when a predator bites another mammal. It's also spread when a scavenger eats infected nervous system tissue.The Fish and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-04-23/rabid-wolf-triggers-warnings
News
Chronic Wasting Disease shows up in Alberta moose

...tested positive for CWD in Canada!The origin of CWD is unknown, but transmission is likely lateral (animal to animal) by saliva, feces, urine and nervous/lyphoid tissues. Passing from mother to offspring may occur, but this mode appears to be relatively...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2013-03-07/chronic-wasting-disease-shows-up
Outdoors
State declares rabies epidemic along northern coast

...exposed to rabies. Exposure usually means a bite that broke the skin. ''What you need to have contact with is an animal's saliva,'' said Dr. Louisa Castrodale, a state epidemiologist. Small children are considered exposed if their scratches or mucous...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022402/ala_022402ala0090001.shtml
Alaska
Sequel cashes in on horror

...sending them on a horrifying and murderous rampage. The virus spreads quickly, almost instantaneously after an exchange of blood or saliva; or both there?s a lot of biting going on. ?28 Days Later? follows one character and his attempts to survive until all...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/060707/pulse_0607pul004.shtml
pulse
Business Briefs

...screens, as well as breath alcohol screening. By year-end, the offerings will expand to drug testing via hair, sweat and saliva. Paternity testing via DNA collection will also be offered. TSS, Inc. specializes in health care education and substance...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/112510/bus_499767595.shtml
Business
More than 90 Alaskans contract viral meningitis

...went to the camp and lived with other campers and staff members. Viral meningitis can be spread through nasal secretions, saliva or poor hygiene. Other people at the camp contracted the illness and developed symptoms. The outbreak didn't stop there...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/101601/ala_101601alapm0010001.shtml

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