Gilderbloom: Why LouisvilleKY Residents have Shorter Lifespans

 Junk Science and Negative Impacts of Pollution By John I. “Hans” Gilderbloom and Gregory D.  Squires    What’s it like to live in Louisville, Ky.,  with one of the shortest lifespans in the U.S.? This fact may be unknown to most but it is frightening those whose lives are needlessly cut short. Longevity and the number of years of healthy life here in the state of Kentucky, the city of Louisville, and particularly neighborhoods like West Louisville are among the shortest in the nation.  Strongly associated with this these shortened lives is that these places have some of the worst…

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Lots of Louisville Ky activities to keep kids busy next week

Louisville, KY., – From basketball skills challenges to baking classes, Louisville youth and parents have plenty of options to stay engaged and active during Spring Break. Spring Break in Louisville is April 4-8. Young people will be able to learn new skills, enjoy the great outdoors, make skateboards into art at a library, and much more. The many options are brought to you through Louisville Metro agencies and other organizations. Here are some examples: Metro Parks & Recreation will have several programs for outdoor and indoor fun. The options range from the Eco Extreme camp at Jefferson Memorial Park to…