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Advocate virtual forum discusses tobacco free policies

KYA, Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky partner in efforts to reduce tobacco use in the Commonwealth

New CDC data: 6.2 million young people using tobacco; 85% using e-cigs

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows 85 percent of students who use tobacco products are using e-cigarettes.

Johnson Co. Middle School students recognized for anti-vaping work

A group of nine Johnson County Middle School students are recognized for their efforts to curb youth vaping and e-cigarette use.

Tobacco bill that would raise buying age fails in Senate

The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky says the failure is a "tragic loss of opportunity to protect Kentucky's adolescents and teens from the growing epidemic of vaping."

Poll: Kentucky smokers cut back after cigarette tax hike

A poll shows half of Kentucky's adult smokers say they smoked fewer cigarettes, or considered trying to quit, following the cigarette excise tax increase in 2018.

Health officials announce flu prevention campaign

The campaign is aimed at preventing an epidemic-level flu season like last year.

Support surges for smoking ban in tobacco country

More than seven in 10 people in one of the nation's largest tobacco-producing states support a statewide smoking ban for most public places.

Former US Rep. Ben Chandler to lead heath foundation

Former Congressman Ben Chandler has been named president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

Poll Shows Neighborhood Conditions Influence Fitness

The latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll shows a clear relation between the conditions of neighborhood roads and sidewalks and residents' activity levels.

New Poll Shows Increased Support For Smoke-Free Laws In KY

The latest edition of the Kentucky Health Issues Poll shows that support for smoke-free policy and laws throughout the state is increasing.

New Poll Shows Kentuckians Lack Dental Care

The latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll conducted by the Foundation For A Healthy Kentucky shows a major need for access to regular dental care.

Survey: Kentucky Parents Favor Increasing Dropout Age

Kentucky parents overwhelmingly favored increasing the state's high school dropout age, according to a survey done by The Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

High School Drop Out Age: What KY Parents Think

High School Drop Out Age: What KY Parents Think

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