LGBT HealthLink Blog post by Dr. Amanda Fallin: 50 Years of Progress and Kentucky’s LGB Youth Smoke at Disproportionately High Rates

Posted: April 3, 2016

Assistant Research Professor Amanda Fallin wrote a blog post for the The Network for the LGBT Health Equity's HealthLink, which is community-driven network of advocates and professionals looking to enhance LGBT health by eliminating tobacco use, and enhancing diet and exercise. 

Dr. Fallin’s blog post is a call to action to help reduce the smoking rates of lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth smoke in Kentucky who smoke at twice the rate of their heterosexual counterparts. Read her blog here. 

Photo caption: A former tobacco barn in Muhlenberg County has been painted to advertise 1-800-Quit Now. Over 10,000 cars pass this barn on the Mountain Parkway each day.