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GUEST COMMENTARY: New ads show truth about smoking

GUEST COMMENTARY: New ads show truth about smoking

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.

July 29, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Hard-hitting ads effective in preventing tobacco use

GUEST COMMENTARY: Hard-hitting ads effective in preventing tobacco use

Reducing tobacco use is one of the most important things we can do to improve the health of Hoosiers.

October 16, 2013 12:00 am
Five local veterans give up smoking

Five local veterans give up smoking

CROWN POINT | Five veterans from the Adam Benjamin Jr. Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic in who collectively smoked for a total of 206 years recently decided it was time to give up tobacco for good.

August 02, 2013 12:00 am
Resolve to Quit Smoking in the New Year

Resolve to Quit Smoking in the New Year

It’s at the top of many New Year’s resolution lists — quitting smoking. In fact, 15 million people try to quit smoking cigarettes yearly. Only 5 percent succeed when they use no support or go cold turkey. Moreover, the average smoker will attempt to quit up to nine times before successfully …

December 30, 2012 12:00 am

Top 10 tips for a healthy spine

Most of us take the health of our spine for granted . . . until something goes wrong. Luckily, there are ways to make sure your spine stays in tip-top condition throughout the years.

October 19, 2012 4:45 pm

Indiana looking for smokers who want to be quitters

VALPARAISO | With Indiana finally having adopted a smoke free law, Susan Gleason said it's a good time for residents to take advantage of the state's annual "Quit Now Indiana" campaign and maybe win $2,500.

September 12, 2012 6:30 pm
Indiana's smoking rate reduced in past decade

Indiana's smoking rate reduced in past decade

For a second consecutive year, the smoking rate for Hoosier adults has decreased, according to a study released Tuesday by the Indiana State Department of Health.

August 11, 2011 9:00 am

Numbers show Indiana's smoking rate reduced by 23 percent in past decade

INDIANAPOLIS | For a second consecutive year, the smoking rate for Hoosier adults has decreased, according to a study released Tuesday by the Indiana State Department of Health.

August 09, 2011 5:45 pm

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana will continue fight against tobacco use

Indiana joined the rest of the world Tuesday in celebrating World No Tobacco Day. This global health observation was created to teach people about the dangers of tobacco use and highlight public health efforts in the fight against the tobacco epidemic.

June 04, 2011 12:00 am

How and Why to Quit Smoking

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. The impact on Indiana is even greater, as the state ranks fifth in the nation for highest smoking rates, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

February 02, 2011 12:00 am Related
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