Northwest Indiana has a reputation for poor air quality from heavy industry and auto emissions, but studies show the the region's emissions are improving.
HAMMOND | The new NorthShore Health Center will host an open house from 4-5:30 p.m. Thursday to celebrate its grand opening.
Researchers hope a new sports-themed cell phone app will encourage asthmatic kids to use their inhalers and allow doctors to more closely monitor their patients.
MUNCIE | Indiana adult residents are suffering from asthma in large numbers with Hispanics, African-Americans, women and the poor having the highest diagnosis rates, according to a study from Ball State University.
EAST CHICAGO | Dionte Davis was the oldest of Sharese Davis' four children and her only son.
Dionte Davis, 13, died from an asthma attack in September.
Sharese Davis' son Dionte Davis died in late September, four days after suffering an asthma attack. "I still can't believe he's gone," she said.
Sharese Davis cries while talking about her son Dionte Davis, who died from an asthma attack.
A Johns Hopkins Children's Center study shows that air cleaners can significantly reduce household air pollution and lower rates of asthma symptoms among kids living in homes with smokers.
Gary-based N.A. Logan Inc. has agreed to pay $3,900 to Indiana's workplace safety regulator to settle a case involving an employee's death.
Asthma—that dangerous wheezing, coughing and tightness in the chest that affects some 17.5 million adults and 7.1 million children in the U.S.—is on the rise, according to CDC statistics. Since 1980, the number of children with asthma has more than doubled, but scientists and doctors are sti…
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