CHICAGO | The Cook County Department of Public Health is launching a new ad campaign aimed at getting people to quit smoking.
A new study from Ball State University shows more than half of Hoosier smokers tried to quit in the past year.
Persuading smokers to kick the habit can be tough enough. Add in a language barrier, and the message can get lost in translation.
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 …
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.
COPD, short for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is a serious lung disease that over time makes it hard to breathe.
Hoosiers are heavier, smoke more and are increasingly diabetic, compared to a year ago.
Many of Indiana’s largest universities are preparing stricter smoking rules, putting teeth behind smoke-free policies that -- to now -- have been at least partly hot air.
Purdue University Calumet students smoke just outside of the campus on 171st Street in Hammond on Monday. The campus is smoke-free and students can be fined for smoking on the campus.
A sign at the edge of Purdue University Calumet's campus and 171st Street in Hammond.
Purdue University Calumet seniors Alan McCafferty, left, and Philip Bernardi smoke Monday just outside of the campus on 171st Street in Hammond.
An outdoor ash tray at the edge of Purdue University Calumet's campus and 171st Street in Hammond on Monday.
Purdue University Calumet senior Philip Bernardi smokes Monday just outside of the campus on 171st Street in Hammond.
The teen years bring plenty of changes for students, as well as new worries for parents. Smoking is at the top of that list for many parents.
Franciscan employee earns chamber's volunteer award
I may not understand the laws, but I thought it was illegal to smoke in a public building. Is a polling place a public building, if only for one day? My polling place is the Hessville Eagles, and it was almost overpowering to breathe by the time I finished my vote. My jacket reeked of smoke.
Forgoing tobacco for one month will land cash prizes for three lucky Hoosiers.
CDC seeks participants for tobacco education campaign
SPRINGFIELD | A legislative panel is asking state health officials to clear the air when it comes to rules for outdoor smoking areas at taverns and bars.
Will the new anti-smoking law really work? It has the earmarks of another "Big Brother" intrusion into the lives of people.
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