What Ails Appalachia Ails The Nation:

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APPALACHIAN KENTUCKY’S POOR HEALTH Appalachian Kentucky is one of the unhealthiest regions in the nation, ranking poorly on numerous health measures. Some experts worry what’s happening there could be a harbinger of what is in store for the USA as a whole if...

CDC director explains what he hates about electronic cigarettes

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Of all the threats to Americans’ health — a list that includes bird flu, measles and West Nile virus — few get Dr. Tom Frieden as riled up as electronic cigarettes. As director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Frieden has a ready-made platform for...