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Thu February 20, 2014
Health and Welfare

Gov. Beshear Sets Goals to Improve State's Health

Kentucky’s dismal health rankings are well-known and span generations. The state has long had the dubious distinction of being among the national leaders in cancer diagnoses, smoking rates, diabetes, heart disease and a host of other maladies. Gov.

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Steve Beshear declared Thursday that Kentucky will significantly reduce incidence and deaths from these diseases and habits through a new, aggressive and wide-ranging initiative, called “kyhealthnow."

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