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07/28/15 County:

Kentucky Smoke-Free Advocates See Indiana Law as Cautionary Tale

PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE | GREG STOTELMYER | JULY 28, 2015 Indiana has had a statewide smoking ban for three years – but it exempts bars, casinos and private clubs.

07/19/15 County:

The Cancer Epidemic in Central Appalachia

NEWSWEEK | JESSICA WAPNER | JULY 19, 2015 Seen from above, the Appalachian Mountains jut from the earth like a spine curving through the eastern U.S., reaching north into Canada and south into Mississippi. A closer listen reveals other, more disconcerting noises: the raspy voices, heavy wheezing and sighs of resignation that so frequently accompany a diagnosis of lung cancer.

07/13/15 County:

Commentary | More Needed for Tobacco Education

THE COURIER-JOURNAL | JANIE HEATH AND ELLEN HAHN | JULY 13, 2015 The health of Kentucky continues to make headline news with smoking prevalence rates among the highest in the United States.

07/09/15 County:

Study: Historical Barricades to Health in Tobacco-Growing States

KENTUCKY AG CONNECTION | JULY 9, 2015 The major tobacco-growing states lag behind the rest of the nation in adopting measures effective in reducing tobacco use. Consequently, these five states — Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina and Tennessee — are disproportionately affected by tobacco-related disease, the leading cause of preventable death.

07/03/15 County: , ,

Northern Kentucky Health Department Launches Mobile Website, Helps People ‘Make Healthy Choices’

NORTHERN KENTUCKY TRIBUNE | JULY 3, 2015 Public health information in Northern Kentucky, including local food inspection scores, is now easier to access on-the-go through a mobile version of the Northern Kentucky Health Department’s website.

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