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Addressing the E-Cigarette Epidemic from a Youth’s Perspective

By Serenity Moore Serenity Moore is a youth advocate from Boys and Girls Club, Glasgow/Barren County. She is a junior at Glasgow Independent High School and a member of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky’s Tobacco-Free Policy Youth Ambassadors. Being a teen today is a lot different than it was when many of you were …

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Study links Medicaid expansion to 6 percent reduction in opioid overdose deaths

Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, which gave millions of low-income adults access to health insurance, was linked to a 6 percent reduction in opioid overdose death rates — potentially preventing thousands of deaths — according to a new study in JAMA Network Open. The study looked at what happened in counties in states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care …

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