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Plan targets health care bias against transgender people

...against transgender people throughout the health care system.Once the proposed regulations...amounts to a manual for carrying out the health law's prohibition against medical...requirements would have impact throughout the health care system because service providers...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-04/plan-targets-health-care-bia
Nation and World
Health law sign-ups growing; uninsured rate falls

...Republicans to dismantle the program.The Health and Human Services Department said...results are "further evidence that the health insurance marketplace is working...increasing insurance coverage in 2015, as the health care law's second year of expanded...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-14/health-law-sign-ups-growing-uninsured
Not For Web
JAMHI selected for Dartmouth InSHAPE research project

Juneau Alliance for Mental Health, Inc., has been selected by the Health Promotion Research Center at Dartmouth to participate in the InSHAPE research project, an 18-month health promotion program...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-09-27/jamhi-selected-dartmouth-inshape-re
Neighbors
My Turn: Rural energy solutions an opportunity for US Arctic leadership

Energy underpins the health, economic vitality and overall sustainability of communities and has been identified as a focus area and priority during the U...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-27/my-turn-rural-energy-solutions-opport
Opinion
Coast Guard icebreaker back after pioneering North Pole trip

...S. polar icebreaker has returned to Seattle after cutting its way to the North Pole in support of a mission to study the health of the Arctic Ocean.The Coast Guard Cutter Healy pulled into its Seattle homeport Thursday, about two months after...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-10-29/coast-guard-icebreaker-back-after-pione
State
Health insurance marketplace navigation

...Library in Sitka.The presentation will include information about affordable health care coverage available through the Health Insurance Marketplace and explain who is eligible, who qualifies for lower-cost health coverage, pitfalls to avoid...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-13/health-insurance-marketplace-navigation
Local
Kake's Library receives grant to establish Early Literacy Program

...books, a puppet, and suggested age-appropriate learning activities.The purpose of the Crossett Fund is to improve the health of children living in Southeast Alaska. For more information, visit http://www.crossettfund.org/default...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-11/kakes-library-receives-grant-establish-ea
Art
Alaskans opt out of insurance, choose health care ministries

...became members of Liberty HealthShare Nov. 1. Their $300 monthly contribution provides them access to shared funds from the health ministry for medical expenses over $1,000 per incident.Chesley has been impressed with the service so far and has...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-11/alaskans-opt-out-insurance-choose-healt
State
Clinton, Sanders spar over taxes, health care

...drawing boos from the audience.The Democratic front-runner said Sanders' approach would "eliminate" major pieces of the health care system, including private insurance, Medicaid, the Tricare system for veterans and other coverage. But Sanders...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-18/clinton-sanders-spar-over-ta
Nation and World
Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...smoke-related respiratory tract issues between July and the end of October - nearly three times the normal rate, according to the health ministry.In late October, the Pollution Standards Index hit a record high of 3,300 in Central Kalimantan province...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-17/vast-forest-fires-indonesia-
Nation and World

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