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E-cigarettes largely unregulated

E-cigarettes largely unregulated

Tucked behind a shopping plaza on a quieter stretch of U.S. 41 in St. John, a small shop is part of the booming industry of electronic cigarettes.

March 08, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

Beginning Jan. 1, the Affordable Care Act will give millions of newly insured Americans access to health care, many for the first time.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am
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November 14, 2013 12:00 am
Indiana, Illinois AGs seek e-cigarette regulations

Indiana, Illinois AGs seek e-cigarette regulations

INDIANAPOLIS | The attorneys general of Indiana and Illinois have joined their colleagues from 38 other states in asking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to strictly regulate electronic cigarettes.

September 27, 2013 12:00 pm Related
JOHN DAVIES: 'Me and coffee pot' launch model company

JOHN DAVIES: 'Me and coffee pot' launch model company

Like Thomas Edison, Gregg A. VanDusseldorp Sr. got his start in a small incubator of big ideas.

January 13, 2013 12:00 am
Poll: Fight obesity crisis but keep the junk food

Poll: Fight obesity crisis but keep the junk food

Everyone could use a little help keeping those New Year's resolutions to slim down. But if it means the government limiting junk food, the response is an overwhelming, "No."

January 07, 2013 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Government rules trump Indiana company's beliefs

ANDREA NEAL: Government rules trump Indiana company's beliefs

When the officers of Grote Industries sat down to discuss a possible legal challenge to the contraceptive mandate in the national health care law, the vote was immediate and unanimous. “We decided that it was definitely against our beliefs,” says Chairman and CEO William Grote III.

January 02, 2013 12:00 am
Probiotics: The good bacteria gains in popularity

Probiotics: The good bacteria gains in popularity

We don't often think of bacteria as a good thing, especially in our bodies. Antibacterial soaps fill drugstore shelves, and antibiotics treat countless diseases. But now, a new kind of "good" bacteria is taking up shelf space in the same stores as hand sanitizers.

December 07, 2012 9:00 am

Curcumin: An ancient remedy for cancer prevention and survival

Patients undergoing cancer treatment often look to augment their health through alternative means. Many integrative medical interventions can make a real difference in cancer prevention, recovery and survival. Supplements are a popular choice, although they can sometimes lead to a buyer-bewa…

October 19, 2012 10:54 am
MARK KIESLING: Big dogs in Sheriff's Department may flip

MARK KIESLING: Big dogs in Sheriff's Department may flip

One, and maybe more, of the players in the investigation of corruption in the Lake County Sheriff's Police Department has agreed to cooperate with federal investigators, a source says.

July 03, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Does this buck really stop anywhere?

MARK KIESLING: Does this buck really stop anywhere?

Hey, Lake County taxpayers! Did you notice your wallet was lighter by $120,000?

June 29, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Lake sheriff's scandal threatens to blow wide open

MARK KIESLING: Lake sheriff's scandal threatens to blow wide open

When you open a can of worms, the only question is how many worms are in the can.

June 05, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: County cop probe a lose-lose for Dominguez

MARK KIESLING: County cop probe a lose-lose for Dominguez

How much political fallout comes from the federal investigation into six Lake County sheriff's police officers remains to be seen.

June 01, 2011 12:00 am

Investigated cop played gun auction expert

The owner of a Hobart auction firm temporarily is cutting ties with a Lake County police officer under federal watch, but called his colleague a "trustworthy guy."

May 30, 2011 5:00 pm

Illinois targets alcohol/caffeine drinks

SPRINGFIELD | Chances are there are a handful of caffeinated alcohol drinks on the shelf at your local grocer or corner store. But they likely will be gone soon.

November 20, 2010 12:00 am

Health law will make calorie counts hard to ignore

WASHINGTON D.C. | That Caesar salad you're about to eat? It's 800 calories, and that's without the croutons. The fettuccine alfredo? A whopping 1,220 calories. You may choose to ignore the numbers, but soon it's going to be tough to deny you saw them.

March 23, 2010 7:34 am
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