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AK: Skagway, Angoon, Hoonah lead Alaska health outcomes

| Mar 25, 2015 | Alaska

Press Release Skagway, Angoon and Hoonah have the best Alaska health outcomes Annual rankings show where Alaska regions do well and suggest opportunities for improvement ANCHORAGE — Skagway, Angoon and Hoonah are ranked as having the most favorable health outcomes for length and quality of life across Alaska, according to...[ Read More ]

AK: State agency reports widespread health impacts of childhood trauma

| Feb 26, 2015 | Alaska

Report details medical research, rates in Alaska, and strategies to prevent and reduce harm. JUNEAU — Childhood trauma can cause serious health problems that last into adulthood and even future generations, reports the Advisory Board on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (ABADA) and the Alaska Mental Health Board (AMHB) today. The...[ Read More ]

Governor Walker Announces Medicaid Expansion and Reform Plan

| Feb 6, 2015 | Alaska

ANCHORAGE — Governor Bill Walker was joined today by Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson at the Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center to present the plan for Medicaid expansion and reform, “The Healthy Alaska Plan: A Catalyst for Reform.” Medicaid expansion and reform are top priorities for the...[ Read More ]

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