Tagged: arkansas department of health

Arkansas Lawmaker Seeks Protections for Hair Braiders

by Associated Press 2/1/2015 9:17 am

An upcoming vote by Arkansas lawmakers could end a federal court lawsuit claiming the state unfairly discriminates against African-style hair braiders.

ADH: No More Changes to Birth Certificates After Ruling

by Associated Press 5/15/2014 10:42 am

Arkansas is no longer allowing gay couples to be listed as the parents on birth certificates after the state's high court said a prohibition on same-sex marriage licenses is still in effect.

Arkansas Health Department Issues E-Cigarette Advisory

by Associated Press 5/6/2014 12:04 pm

The Arkansas Health Department is cautioning consumers to be aware of the dangers of e-cigarettes, which use vapor to deliver nicotine.

Health Officials Trying to Lower C-Section Rates

by Mark Friedman 12/24/2012 12:00 am

Arkansas health officials and hospitals are trying to lower the state’s percentage of cesarean section births, which are nearly double the cost of a vaginal birth.

Despite Recent Openings, Arkansas Restaurant Market 'Flat'

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/12/2012 12:00 am

With a flurry of new restaurants opening, is the Arkansas dining market growing post-recession?