Anna Whiting Sorrell
To fully appreciate what Healthy Montana Kids has accomplished, remember the way things used to be:
Less than 18 months after being named director of the Billings Area Indian Health Service, a frustrated and emotional Anna Whiting-Sorrell has resigned, saying the challenges the federal agency faces are “great.”
The only time a hotel clerk has had to tell Anna Whiting Sorrell to keep it down was the night that the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly approved the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, on Nov. 7, 2009.
For Anna Whiting Sorrell, taking over as director of the Billings Area Indian Health Service is completing a triangle of sorts.
Anna Whiting Sorrell has resigned her position as director of the Billings Area Indian Health Service.
Anna Whiting Sorrell has been named director of the Billings Area Indian Health Service.
Mental health care has changed tremendously over six decades, particularly in the past 10. One thing that hasn’t changed at Montana State Hospital is a tradition of sharing the spirit of Christmas with patients.
When Yellowstone County legislators gathered Monday to get information from constituents, they heard a plea for more information from state government.
A grand re-opening will take place Thursday for the County Office of Public Assistance in Lame Deer.
Montana made no progress in improving its overall health in 2011, according to a national survey.
Child sexual abuse cases are among the most difficult crimes to prosecute.
HELENA — Montana ranked 28th best nationally in some key indicators of children’s well-being, but once again trailed its four neighboring states, the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2012 Kids Count Data Book showed Tuesday.
HELENA — As the debate rages over national health care reform, a Montana program has slowly and quietly marched toward its own goal: Extending health coverage to thousands of kids without it.
HELENA - A former attorney with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is suing that agency, charging that she was illegally fired — in part, she suggests, for protesting that other DPHHS employees were smoking in front of the agency’s building.
The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services needs help updating its list of Montanan’s who will turn 100 and older by the end of 2012.
As a state, Montana is as healthy as it was a year ago, but residents still aren’t as fit as they were two decades ago, according to America’s Health Rankings, an annual report that has measured the overall healthiness of Americans for 22 years.
LAME DEER — Helping students access the services they need for success takes a partnership that goes beyond school boundaries.
UPDATE -- 12:15 P.M.: GREAT FALLS -- The state health department is considering changes in the Child and Family Services Division after accusations surfaced that social workers did not act on reports from family members that a 2-year-old Great Falls girl was being abused, director Anna Whiti…
Cooler weather is driving people indoors, making it much easier to pass around germs. To that end, Yellowstone County and state health officials are encouraging residents to get their influenza vaccinations -- now.