Kansas Health Foundation http://kmuw.org en Tobacco And Kansas, A $1 Billion Relationship http://kmuw.org/post/tobacco-and-kansas-1-billion-relationship <p></p><p>The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that Kansas spends over a billion dollars a year in healthcare costs directly linked to smoking. The state once had one of the nation’s lowest percentages of smokers, but decline hasn’t been as rapid as other states – it now ranks 25<sup>th</sup> in the nation.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Sean Sandefur 35558 at http://kmuw.org Tobacco And Kansas, A $1 Billion Relationship KHF Awards $1.5 Million To KU School Of Public Health http://kmuw.org/post/khf-awards-15-million-ku-school-public-health <p></p><table bgcolor="#FFFFFF" border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="7" width="520"><tbody><tr bgcolor="#BFD9FF"><td><p>Fundraising efforts to establish a school of public health at the University of Kansas have received a big boost from the Kansas Health Foundation.</p><div>&nbsp;</div></td></tr></tbody></table><p></p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 11:02:51 +0000 Bryan Thompson 7398 at http://kmuw.org