John Wiesman http://www.kplu.org en Changing of guardian for health as smoking reaches crossroads http://www.kplu.org/post/changing-guardian-health-smoking-reaches-crossroads <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the first time since 1998, Washington is getting a new secretary of health. Mary </span>Selecky<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is retiring, and her replacement starts today.</span></p><p>Selecky has been a familiar face during health emergencies, such as the pandemic flu. She made tobacco her top health priority, and saw smoking rates drop year after year. But, as she steps down, the anti-smoking crusade is at a crossroads. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 07:04:00 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 8392 at http://www.kplu.org Changing of guardian for health as smoking reaches crossroads