Headlines Tagged with Kentucky — 5,014 headlines found
It's about restoring a very important one — the right to breathe healthy air at work and in shared public places. And that's not just me speaking as a nurse practitioner whose research focus is on tobacco-free health. A recent public poll shows a full
Mar 2, 2015 Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 2, 2015 23:19
Leonard Nimoy died today ...John Oliver provided the macro example of how to talk to smokers... Christy Brown is the founder of the Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil...Brown’s husband – Owsley Brown II – died in 2011 at age 68
Feb 27, 2015 MedCity News
added Feb 28, 2015 10:56
Susan Zepeda, president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, pointed out in the release that the Bluegrass State is among many states that prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. ... Legacy issued a December 16 press release on the newe
Jan 26, 2015 Health Affairs (ca)
added Feb 25, 2015 20:05
The science is clear. Tobacco smoke is deadly — to smokers and to all of us who share the air. The truth is that, as a result, too many Kentuckians are working in unhealthy environments.
Feb 25, 2015 Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 25, 2015 13:16
There is no longer any serious debate about the catastrophic toll smoking and second-hand smoke has on the health of our citizens and communities. It is not simply a matter of personal choice, but the scientific evidence establishes a conclusive link betw
Feb 23, 2015 KyForward
added Feb 24, 2015 13:23
“There is no longer any serious debate about the catastrophic toll smoking and secondhand smoke has on the health of our citizens and communities,” Board of Health Chair Scott White said in a letter to Kentucky Senate President Robert Stivers. “It is not
Feb 24, 2015 KyForward
added Feb 24, 2015 13:17
Senate's Republican leaders have assigned both the Republican and Democratic smoking ban bills to a committee that appears unlikely to send them to the full Senate. The Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee got House Bill 145, which
Feb 23, 2015 KyForward
added Feb 23, 2015 12:14
Kentucky is No. 7 in cardiovascular deaths, No. 1 in cancer deaths, No. 1 in lung cancer, and No. 13 in asthma prevalence. And Kentucky leads the nation in smoking with 26.5 percent...Going smoke-free is one way that Kentucky can do better.
Feb 22, 2015 Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 22, 2015 06:12
The legislation was amended in the House to pick up enough votes to get it passed. Those changes could leave some workers unprotected but HB 145 is a giant step in the right direction.
Feb 20, 2015 Morehead (KY) News
added Feb 20, 2015 10:33
report showed Greenup County indoor air pollution is four times higher than air quality reports for Lexington and Georgetown workplaces and is two times higher than the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for outdoor air.
Feb 19, 2015 Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Feb 19, 2015 16:10