Tagged: arkansas department of health

Women’s Health and Wellness Hero Finalist: Dr. Mike Riddell, Arkansas Department of Health

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/16/2015 12:00 am

In the span of Dr. Carl Michael “Mike” Riddell’s career, health issues facing women nationwide have reached epidemic proportions. Through his position with the Arkansas Department of Health, Riddell and his team work daily to stem the tide of unplanned pregnancies, infant mortality and chronic diseases among Arkansas’ women.

Arkansas Ending Program Providing Home Health Care to 13K

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/11/2015 6:50 am

Arkansas health officials announced Monday that the state is ending a home health care program that serves thousands of people, a move that could leave 2,300 workers and contractors seeking new jobs.

Eric Rob & Issac Agency Selected for Health Department's BreastCare Contract

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/4/2015 12:00 am

The department has selected Eric Rob & Isaac of Little Rock to take over the account, which totals about $235,000 a year. If the department continues to renew the contract over a possible seven-year period, then the account is valued at $1.65 million.

Four Ad Agencies Up for State's Breastcare Marketing Contract

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/13/2015 12:00 am

Four Little Rock advertising agencies are in the running for a $235,000 marketing contract with the Arkansas Department of Health.

Poultry Flock Health Tied to Biosecurity

by Sean Beherec 4/13/2015 12:00 am

Preventing the spread of the disease sometimes comes down to the basics of biosecurity, the concept of ensuring the safety and well-being of a flock by curbing the disease’s introduction in the first place.

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?