Category Archives: Ear Infections

Advocates: Clean Air Means Healthy Kids for KY

PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE | GREG STOTELMYER | NOVEMBER 21, 2013 Saying she has learned from the lessons of the last few years, State Rep. Susan Westrom promises to try again during the next legislative session to get a statewide smoke-free law passed. It will be the fourth time Westrom has filed a bill to ban smoking in Kentucky workplaces and public places, to replace the current patchwork of local ordinances in 39 communities.

Childhood ear infections decline: Less cigarette smoke might be one reason

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COURIER-JOURNAL | MIKE STOBBE ASSOCIATED PRESS | MARCH 16, 2011 | Ear infections, a scourge that has left countless tots screaming through the night, have fallen dramatically, and some researchers suggest a decline in smoking by parents might be part of the reason.

Editorial: Smoking ban needs to be enacted

THE JESSAMINE JOURNAL | EDITORIAL | FEBRUARY 9, 2011 | The topic of a smoke-free ordinance in Jessamine County seems to be a taboo subject. Oh, every now and then there will be a brief interest in discussing it, but it seems serious talks continually keep getting put off.