River data gathered as safeguard against mining

...pollute our rivers that we've been fishing on since time immemorial," Ivanoff said.The tests use baseline data for the health of the river, Shepherd said. He added that the data will be turned over to the state as part of the application, which...
Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

...researcher Caroline Pearson, who follows the health law for the market analysis firm...headache for the White House: You keep the health plan you like but get billed way...year's open enrollment season, the Health and Human Services Department recently...
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My Turn: Hobby Lobby decision should outrage Alaskans for them. Without birth control coverage in their health plan, Alaska women are at risk of not being able to get the health care that they and their doctor determine is best for them. Women also could face higher health costs than their male...
Filling in the (coverage) gaps finding an Alaska solution to the health care challenges for this population...existing gap in services. Reviewing the health services available across the state...the dysfunction and inefficiency of the health care system when we spend more than...
My Turn: Learn benefits, take advantage of new health insurance policy

...important to know:? Benefits: The health care items or services covered under...deductibles you owe. For example, if the health insurance or plan's allowed amount...payment of 20 percent would be $20. The health insurance or plan pays the rest of...
E-cig users face new but familiar rule

...using e-cigarettes in the libraries considering that the health effects seemed to be pretty real. We went forward from...ordinance was adopted, he said.There are many opinions on the health effects of e-cigarettes, which are filled with a liquid...
Lambda Legal representative provides 'State of the Union'

...specifically to transgender people, she said. One issue O'Kelley presented was elderly transgender people navigating the health care system and assisted living or longterm care facilities, where even if staff are well-behaved, they may face...
Herring search spans millennia

...What people are seeing out in ocean is contradictory to what the Alaska Department of Fish and Game is saying about (the) health of stock," he said. Feldpausch also makes an economic argument: "On average, worldwide forage fish, such as herring...
Alaska's ACA enrollment nears 13k

...enrolled in health care plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace has surpassed...of the affordability options under the health care law," according to the HealthCare...Medicaid. The gap exists because the health care law, when passed, assumed...
Community clinic continues service

...independent, community health center.The health center will continue to offer provider Mary Fitzgerald said.The health center received a grant for $121...Community contributions helped keep the health center afloat before the grants were...


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