Jon Macy

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When it comes to cigarettes, we’ve all heard the warnings: Smoking can cause a multitude of health problems and early death. Most of us also have seen the warning labels stuck on the side of cigarette packages in the U.S. “SURGEON GENERAL’S WARNING: Smoking Causes Lung Cancer, Heart Disease, Emphysema, and May Complicate Pregnancy,” one reads. […]

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Public health researchers at Indiana University received a three-year, $900,000 grant from the Indiana State Department of Health to study the cost benefit of new, innovative strategies to reduce smoking during pregnancy. One of the Indiana State Department of Health’s top three initiatives is to lower the state’s infant mortality rate, which is sixth worst […]