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New data finds local communities of color at disproportionately higher risk...

The communities of color within Connecticut and New York run the greatest risk for lung cancer, according to the 2021 State of Lung Cancer reports published by the American Lung Association (ALA).

CT and NY receive mixed grades in new ‘State of Tobacco...

Connecticut is one of two states that does not fund tobacco prevention programs.

American Lung Association faults CT and NY on tobacco policies

Connecticut was graded a D on offering access to tobacco cessation services and New York got an F for tobacco prevention and for cessation funding.

Lung Association: Westchester gets an ‘F’ for air quality, again

The national organization has released yearly national air quality rankings for 19 years. Westchester County has failed its standards 19 times.

Salt spa trend hits Fairfield County

A pair of new spas in Fairfield County are betting that just the right amount of salt can be beneficial not just to the mind but to the body as well.

Fairfield County faulted in air quality report

In measuring high ozone days during the past year, Fairfield and seven of the eight Connecticut counties received an overall grade of F.

New data details Connecticut’s smoking problem

The state spent nothing last year on tobacco reduction and prevention policies.
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