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Heroin use on the rise; impacts felt on Kenai Peninsula

...Police Department shows arrests involving seizures of heroin are climbing as arrests involving seizures of methamphetamine are beginning to decline...Meanwhile, arrests involving methamphetamine seizures, of which there were 26 in 2013, declined...
Hot dogs: Use caution when leaving pets in a vehicle

...reaches 103-105 degrees Fahrenheit the problems will become more severe. "Eventually the animal may collapse and experience seizures," Delker said. Dogs can and do die from heat stroke, said Dr. Jim Bowser at Soldotna Animal Hospital. "Never leave a...
Op-ed: The anti-NSA bumper sticker

...Amendment applies to the government, not private entities like Target. The amendment protects against unreasonable searches and seizures of our "persons, houses, papers, and effects." If the NSA were breaking into homes and seizing metadata that people had...
Kenai boy in ICU after swim accident

...according to a Facebook page put up by parents Tim and Raelynne Murphy. His brain was deprived of oxygen, which caused seizures and some brain damage. On Monday morning, Floyd has shown progress. "(He) has begun exhibiting a cough reflex during...

...fetal alcohol syndrome, pervasive developmental disability, mood disorder, mild mental retardation, feeding disorder and seizures, according to therapeutic records provided to The Star ( ) by his parents.As Malachi got...
Pocket protector

...specific cause of Thomas Newsom's seizures is not yet known. The 61-year-old Soldotna resident's epileptic seizures occur often and without warning...2010, CES ran 65 calls involving seizures.The Kenai Fire Department, which...
Thanks to all who saved boy's life

...his front lobe and two in his brain stem; a broken femur which required surgery to repair with a rod and screws, several seizures and was in a coma for 6 weeks. Trevor has endured so much over this past year. I am writing this letter to say "thank you...
Not alone

...alcohol syndrome. Kelsey, 18, recently had her foot amputated due to a blood disorder. Preston, 17, has cerebral palsy and seizures. While her husband helps when he can, his work schedule makes it difficult, Bicknell said. "Through this whole journey...
You've got to be kidding me

...Discovery Channel? Trust me that would never happen. At my age the au naturel trial video would be startling enough to set off seizures and hysterical blindness in the test audience along with lifetime flashbacks and nightmares for the film crew. What basically...

...wild-West marketplace, and it's about time the sheriff noticed and did something," O'Hara said of the FDA.Symptoms of caffeine overdose or toxicity include rapid or erratic heartbeat, seizures, vomiting, diarrhea and disorientation.


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