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American Lung Association

Wood stove swaps will clean air

A wood stove swap program in Lake, Porter, Jasper and Newton counties can net participants a voucher of $1,000 toward purchase of a new EPA-certified wood stove and up to $4,000 to replace an outdoor wood boiler (hydronic heater).

September 18, 2014 10:00 am
Report describes dangers of youth smoking

Report describes dangers of youth smoking

A new report on smoking estimates 151,000 Indiana youths will become smokers and die prematurely, a figure that translates into 9.5 percent of Hoosiers 17 and younger.

February 02, 2014 11:49 pm Photos

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HEALTH BRIEFS: New health center to host grand opening

HAMMOND | The new NorthShore Health Center will host an open house from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday to celebrate its grand opening.

January 13, 2014 9:30 pm

Breathe easier: Local doctors battle lung cancer

As doctors, Gaurav Kumar and Masood Ghouse are on the front lines of the war against lung cancer.

October 16, 2013 12:00 am

Study ranks Northwest Indiana 16th most polluted area in nation

MUNSTER | A report by the American Lung Association released Wednesday gave Northwest Indiana critical grades for its air quality.

April 24, 2013 12:00 am
Judge deciding if stores must post tobacco apology

Judge deciding if stores must post tobacco apology

A federal judge will soon decide whether your next tank of gas or bottle of soda comes with a free apology from the Marlboro man and Joe Camel.

December 27, 2012 12:00 am

Rebates up to $5,000 offered for cleaner heat

NIPSCO has teamed up with the American Lung Association and the state to offer rebates of up to $5,000 for people who change out or retrofit their older wood burning boilers, stoves and fireplaces with energy-efficient appliances.

November 28, 2012 9:00 am
Ban snuffing smoking in most public places starts today

Ban snuffing smoking in most public places starts today

Hoosiers will start breathing more easily today as a smoking ban in most public places and places of employment takes effect. But those in support of the measure say there's still work to be done.

July 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: Smoking ban should be statewide

EDITORIAL: Smoking ban should be statewide

State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, once more is pushing for a statewide smoking ban, one that has sensible exceptions.

February 22, 2011 12:00 am Related
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