Tag: tobacco free allen county

Healthier Moms & Babies program lauded

Healthier Moms & Babies program lauded

| February 16, 2017

Kudos to the excellent work of McMillen Health, Healthier Moms & Babies and all who supported the launch this week of their Babies Love project, a wonderful new website and mobile app for pregnant women—http://babieslove.org. Aimed at reducing infant mortality, Babies Love puts critical information and resources at the fingertips of any woman of childbearing […]

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Help yourself, family quit smoking

Help yourself, family quit smoking

| December 19, 2016

The new year is fast approaching, and it’s a great time for fresh starts. If you’re a tobacco user, the best thing you can do is to make a quit plan. Smoking is still the number one cause of preventable death in Indiana. Making the decision to quit in 2017 can dramatically reduce your risk […]

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Back-to-school tobacco-free

Back-to-school tobacco-free

| September 5, 2016

By Nancy Cripe With Labor Day just around the corner of the upcoming weekend and the new school year fully in swing, summer is a wrap for Allen County’ children. Their days are packed with renewing and building friendships, adjusting to new schedules and teachers, laboring over homework, and stretching to find time for beloved […]

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HB 1001 huge step forward for Indiana health

HB 1001 huge step forward for Indiana health

| February 15, 2016

By Nancy Crip Tobacco Free Allen County joins public health advocates across the state in celebrating HB #1001’s passage out of the Indiana House of Representatives. Ostensibly a roads funding bill, HB 1001 offers great hope for a healthier Indiana through a provision that proposes to increase the state cigarette tax by $1 per pack. […]

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Make a plan to quit smoking

Make a plan to quit smoking

| February 8, 2016

By Patricia Turner Special to Frost Illustrated Every New Year’s Day, people all over the world make resolutions to improve their health and lifestyle. If you’re a smoker, the best thing you can do is to make a quit plan. Smoking is still the No. 1 cause of preventable death in Indiana. Making the decision […]

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