On July 7, the Tips From Former Smokers campaign from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will begin again across the country. The campaign profiles real people — not actors — who live with serious long-term health effects from smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke.
INDIANAPOLIS | For the second year in a row, an Indiana state senator will miss the entire legislative session.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Senate honored state Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake, and four other senators Tuesday who aren't seeking re-election and will end their combined 155 years of Senate service later this week.
Many of Northwest Indiana's top killers lurk in our refrigerators, drive-thru lines and convenience stores.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake, likely will miss at least the first few weeks of the 2014 legislative session as she continues to undergo treatment for lung cancer.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Sue Landske, R-Cedar Lake, revealed Wednesday she has been diagnosed with lung cancer but plans to continue representing south Lake, Newton and Benton counties in the Senate as she has since 1984.
“For First Time, Majority in U.S. Supports Public Smoking Ban.” That was the headline in July 2011 as cigarette bans swept the country. In 2000, just one major U.S. city banned smoking at work sites, restaurants and bars. As of last year, 60 percent of the 50 largest cities did, including In…
LAPORTE | Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among men and women. Each year, more people will die of lung cancer then the next three common cancers combined: colon, breast and prostate. The American Cancer Society estimated 228,190 new cases of lung cancer will be diagno…
No one could have been more surprised than Patricia Ross when she was diagnosed with lung cancer. “Lung cancer!” Ross says. “I never touched a cigarette in my life. I was shocked. Everyone was.”
This could be, and should be, the year for Indiana to finally adopt a ban on smoking in public places.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. | Anguished by an unthinkable scandal that shook a university and tarnished the proud football program, many in the Penn State community rallied around a common cause.
HAMMOND | A former Merrillville pediatrician facing a health care fraud trial died over the spring while in prison in Texas.
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