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Purdue West Lafayette goes smoke free July 1

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus is taking another step toward creating a healthier environment by going smoke free except in limited areas beginning July 1, 2010. The campus-wide policy was announced last fall following input from faculty, staff and students. Receptacles are now being placed at 22 approved smoking locations. Download […]

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Purdue West Lafayette to limit smoking to specific areas

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus will become smoke free except in limited areas beginning July 1, 2009. The new policy will confine smoking to limited designated campus areas and will prohibit smoking in all vehicles owned or leased by Purdue. Until the new policy takes effect, smoking on the West Lafayette […]

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Purdue seeks campus community feedback on smoke-free campus proposal

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is looking for feedback from faculty, staff and students regarding a proposal for a smoke-free campus. “Purdue is considering whether the West Lafayette campus will join the more than 300 universities nationwide that are smoke free,” said Alphonso V. Diaz, executive vice president for business and finance treasurer. “We […]

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Personality traits associated with stress and worry can be hazardous to your health

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Personality traits associated with chronic worrying can lead to earlier death, at least in part because these people are more likely to engage in unhealthy behaviors, such as smoking, according to research from Purdue University. “Research shows that higher levels of neuroticism can lead to earlier mortality, and we wanted to […]

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Indiana’s faith, health leaders join push for comprehensive smokefree law

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Leaders of Indiana’s major faith denominations today joined the fight to reduce the devastating effects of tobacco-caused death and disease in Indiana by asking legislators to pass a comprehensive smokefree law that protects every Hoosier’s right to breathe clean, smokefree air. Faith leaders will march to the State House and assemble candles […]

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