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  • Sep 7 2021

A team at the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) chose a novel approach to target e-cigarette use by young adults — a research-based comic book.

  • Article
  • Jun 21 2021

A five-year, $2.8 million grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will support a study on how local policies impact groups – including communities of color, low-income populations and youth – that are more likely to use flavored tobacco products.

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  • Apr 20 2021

A new white paper published by the American College Health Association provides advice from Kinesiology and Health Promotion faculty member Melinda Ickes on addressing the use of e-cigarettes and vaping products on college campuses.

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  • Mar 19 2021

March 20 is National Kick Butts Day, a time to raise awareness of the health effects of cigarettes and nicotine products and take action to lower one’s risk. Researchers in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing are creating a series of comic books focusing on treatment and cessation.

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  • Feb 9 2021

Based on the study findings, the researchers suggest standardizing assessment and treatment approaches based on existing quality reporting measures, integrating telephone quit-line services, and offering cessation counseling and medication to all tobacco users as a standard of care.

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  • Jan 7 2021

Researchers at the UK developed and pilot-tested a family-centered, youth-engaged home radon testing toolkit and trained high school students as “citizen scientists” to educate their parents about the dangers of radon and how to test for it.

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  • Oct 9 2020

Mudd-Martin is testing the effectiveness of two interventions aimed at encouraging healthy behaviors such as physical activity, healthy eating and smoking cessation for the populations of rural areas of Bourbon, Rowan, Nicholas and other nearby counties.

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  • Sep 30 2020

In addition to opening the door to developing blockers of odors, McClintock says this work will help researchers understand why formulating fragrances and flavors with specific properties is so difficult. “Ergo, the oft-used phrase 'the art of perfumery.' Eventually, we will turn this art into science.”

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  • Jul 29 2020

Kentucky has one of the nation's highest incidences of oral cancer, according to the National Institutes of Health, and the prevalence of oral cancer in the targeted counties is as much as 54% higher than the state average.

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  • Jul 1 2020

“The significance of addressing health and other inequities has never been greater,” said Nancy Schoenberg, CHET director. “While we received numerous rigorous proposals, these projects stood out for their capacity to employ stellar research approaches to make impactful change."