The 24th annual Indiana Youth Institute’s Kids Count Data Book was released Monday. The data tool measures the well-being of Hoosier children.
A new FDA campaign aims to encourage smokers to keep trying to quit and it’s coming to Indiana.
Indiana's infant mortality rate continues to rise and is linked to substance use disorders.
A group of 12 contiguous U.S. states in the Midwest and South has the highest rate of adult tobacco use in the nation.
New research finds that in some low-income Indianapolis neighborhoods, the smoking rate is 29.4 percent, nearly twice the national average.
The governor and some Senate Republicans say they prefer to hold off on a cigarette tax increase.
This week on Noon Edition, we'll discuss a proposed bill that would raise the smoking age and increase taxes on cigarettes.
The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana says reducing smoking became their first priority because it is linked to many other health problems.
The U.S. Surgeon General says a growing number of young adults are using electronic cigarettes, and many consider this a public health concern.
Tobacco use costs taxpayers, healthcare providers and employers $6.8 billion each year. The cost for opioid overdose deaths was $1.4 billion in 2014.