Headlines Tagged with Kentucky — 5,133 headlines found
[Kentucky] Public health researchers, geologists combine to create radon risk potential maps for state, 15 counties
Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer, following cigarette smoking. “The triple threats of smoking, radon exposure, and secondhand smoke compound the risk of developing lung cancer in Kentucky,” says the release.
Aug 19, 2016 KyForward
added Aug 19, 2016 10:33
[Kentucky] UofL researchers to explore the lifetime effects of cigarette smoke and genetics on infertility
In an effort to understand how specific genetic factors coupled with lifetime exposure to cigarette smoking and secondhand smoke may influence a woman’s ability to conceive, University of Louisville researchers have been awarded a three-year, $440,000 gra
Aug 16, 2016 The Lane Report
added Aug 17, 2016 14:07
Kentucky ranks first in deaths from cancer and has for several years, but falls short in its fight against cancer when it comes to supporting policies and passing legislation to prevent it, according to an American Cancer Society report released Aug. 11.
Aug 15, 2016 KyForward
added Aug 15, 2016 18:47
Hahn hopes to use the maps to target specific geographic areas with interventions to reduce smoking rates, eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke, and mitigate radon potential... “The reason I am interested in radon is because of its synergy with tobacco
Aug 15, 2016 University of Kentucky
added Aug 15, 2016 18:41
[Kentucky, New York] Ex-Seneca Nation leader Bergal Mitchell sentenced to probation in golf course land deal
Arcara pointed to his cooperation with prosecutors, most notably in a fraud case involving untaxed overseas cigarettes in Kentucky. Mitchell testified at a trial that ended with several convictions and a $19 million judgment for the government.
Aug 12, 2016 Buffalo (NY) News
added Aug 12, 2016 20:09
The new policy prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco products in all the city’s public parks. The tobacco-free parks effort was spearheaded by the LiveWell Ft. Mitchell coalition, a group of committed community memb
Jul 25, 2016 River City News (Covington, KY)
added Jul 26, 2016 16:47
In Kentucky, lung cancer deaths exceed deaths from breast, colorectal, prostate and pancreatic cancers combined. However, it’s not only a problem in Kentucky. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. In it’s earliest stages
Jul 7, 2016 Jessamine Journal (Nicholasville, KY)
added Jul 7, 2016 22:55
Kentucky’s smoking rate is 26 percent, and the national average is 18 percent. The study at the University of California-San Francisco estimates that a 10 percent decline in the national rate would save $63 billion the next year in health-care costs.
Jun 24, 2016 Richmond (KY) Register
added Jun 24, 2016 16:40
the Columbus Dispatch ran a front-page story trashing tobacco.... No doubt more than a few of editor Robert Summers’ readers and advertisers puffed, dipped and chawed. No matter, he allied the Dispatch with tobacco’s enemies. In an editor’s note to The R
Jun 6, 2016 KyForward
added Jun 6, 2016 17:36
Responding to a large number of complaints by park-goers, Marion-Crittenden County Park Board is initiating a plan to make the public facility smoke-free.
Jun 6, 2016 Paducah (KY) Sun
added Jun 6, 2016 17:30