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[Kentucky] 'I beat breast cancer - but the treatment side effects nearly killed me': High-flying lawyer, politician and farmer, 52, describes agonizing her battle with lymphedema

Harrod also takes care of herself, keeping in shape, eating organic, and never smoking ('Not in a million years!' she says, despite tending to the tobacco farm that's been passed down through her family).
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Kentucky] GOULSON: Cigarette tax increase will improve the health of Kentuckians

KentuckyOne Health encourages regular screenings to help detect heart disease, as well as lung cancer, early-on, because we know early detection goes a long way to enhancing treatment. While Kentuckians can find out about screening opportunities at all o
The Lane Report
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Kentucky] Tobacco kills 8,900 Kyians a year; advocates say raising cigarette tax is a win for health, win for state

Representatives and volunteers from the American Heart Association and the Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Cardiology joined Senator Ralph Alvarado, a physician from Winchester, in a Capitol rally Wednesday to urge the Kentucky General Assemb
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:37
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[Kentucky] Poll: Most favor raising age to buy tobacco

When it comes to raising Kentucky's legal age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21 years, widespread support exists, according to the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll. In metropolitan areas such as Lexington and Louisville, more than 60 percent o
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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[Kentucky] 'No one deserves cancer' Area nonsmoker diagnosed with lung cancer

Nonsmokers account for at least 20 percent of lung cancer deaths annually in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. In 2017, that equaled about 30,000 people. Gooch suffers from allergies, which is one reason she shied away from second-hand
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Feb 9, 2018 22:42
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[Kentucky] Meijer moves tobacco products to gas stations

Another Lexington retailer is limiting sales of tobacco products. Signs could be seen Wednesday inside the Meijer in Hamburg, saying that tobacco products will no longer be sold in stores. Instead they will now only be sold at the Meijer gas station.
WKYT-TV CBS 27 (Lexington, KY)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:20
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[Kentucky] The truth about e-cigarettes and why they may not help you quit smoking

According to the FDA, there’s also no evidence that e-cigarettes are effective in helping smokers quit. If you’re hoping to quit smoking, there are many proven methods that you should try first.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 28, 2018 03:47
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KHIP: New poll shows most Kentucky adults support comprehensive statewide smoke-free law

The 2017 Kentucky Health Issues Poll (KHIP) found that 71 percent of Kentucky adults support a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law. This remains the highest level of support since the poll began tracking this topic. A comprehensive law provides for s
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Jan 25, 2018 20:36
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[Kentucky] Smoke-free or tobacco-free?: Stanford council debates city smoking ban

After hearing a presentation from the local health department, Stanford City Council members are debating the implementation of a smoking ban within city limits. Lincoln County Health Department Director Diane Miller spoke to council members about the e
The Interior Journal (Stanford, KY)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:47
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[Kentucky] Teens using marijuana, vaping more than cigarettes

More American teenagers are using marijuana and vaping than are smoking cigarettes, but Kentucky teens use the three products about equally, according to national and state surveys of them. The national "Monitoring the Future" survey found that in 2017,
Richmond (KY) Register
added Jan 5, 2018 13:07
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