American Heart Association

Smoke-free laws move outdoors


A few decades after cigarette smoke pervaded stores, movie theaters and restaurants, clean indoor air has become the norm for more than half the country. But at many parks and beaches, Americans still breathe secondhand smoke — a scenario many cities hope to change by […]

September 1st, 2015|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Foundation releases nationwide county health rankings

The latest county-by-county ranking of the nation’s health is a “revealing snapshot of where we live, learn, work and play,” according to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, which released the report Wednesday.

The County Health Rankings report measures factors like high school graduation rates, obesity, smoking, unemployment, […]