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State to enforce federal work requirements for food stamps

...opportunity to be working or part of a job program, Cross said.About 87,000 people receive food stamp benefits in Alaska, health department spokeswoman Sarana Schell said by email.Letters discussing the work requirements were mailed to every household...
Panel takes Medicaid expansion items from department budget

JUNEAU - A House subcommittee has removed items related to Medicaid expansion from the Alaska health department's budget, despite objections of minority Democrats.Republicans on the subcommittee, comprised of House Finance Committee...
Pregnant women told to limit fish consumption

The Alaska health department issued its first guidelines on Monday recommending pregnant...stores or restaurants (these average 33 pounds). Source: Alaska health department "Too much mercury, a toxic metal found in the environment...
Alaska Health Department releases startling STD findings

In addressing Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month, the Department of Health and Social Services recently released some startling findings for Alaska.
KidCare spent $384K on abortion-related services

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska health department says 0.18 percent of a health insurance program for low-income families was spent on "abortion related services" but it didn't...
Friends remember Mr. Fourth of July

...fisherman or a hunter. Before becoming mayor, he worked as a sanitarian and training officer for the territorial Alaska Health Department until 1959, inspecting restaurants and water supplies around the state and providing health instruction to villages...
Study: High mercury levels in market fish

...over interstate commerce regulated by the federal government, said John Middaugh, an epidemiologist with the Alaska Health Department. But officials here rigorously monitor Alaska products, including fish such as halibut and salmon. "Fortunately...
Heather Eversmeyer

...graduated in 1985 from Murray State University with highest honors. She returned to Juneau, where she worked in the Alaska Health Department before she worked in the family-owned business of C&C Custodial Inc. She divorced in 2002. The same year...
Heather Lee Eversmeyer Haynes

...1985 from Murray State University with maximum honors. She returned to Juneau where she worked in the State of Alaska Health Department before she worked in the family owned business of C&C Custodial Inc. She divorced in 2002. The same year...


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