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January 2017 Articles

  • Why We All Need to Come Together and Fight for Healthcare Coverage
    January 31, 2017  |  Editorial Staff
    More than 32 million Americans have some kind of lung disease -- asthma, COPD (which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis), lung cancer, pulmonary fibrosis, sarcoidosis or others -- and each of them know that when you struggle to breathe, that’s all that matters.
    Related Topics:  Health & Wellness, Impact,
  • Is Enough Being Done to Prevent and Reduce Tobacco Use?
    January 25, 2017  |  Editorial Staff
    The American Lung Association’s “State of Tobacco Control" 2017 report shows both the progress and failure of states and the federal government to prevent and reduce tobacco use.
    Related Topic:  Tobacco & Smoking
  • Where does your donation go?
    January 23, 2017  |  John F. Emanuel, JD
    Gifts to the American Lung Association come in many different forms – one-time donations, memorials, planned giving, funds raised through events, such as Fight For Air Climbs or LUNG FORCE Walks. No matter how you give, as good stewards, we are committed to making your donation go as far as possible with proven-effective strategies.
    Related Topic:  Impact
  • Day I Quit blog logo I Still Have Urges, But I’m Smokefree
    January 17, 2017  |  George Garcia
    I’ve never really liked smoking. I tried to quit more than a dozen times but I was addicted to the nicotine—so much so that I actually got addicted to nicotine patches.
  • 8 tips graphic 8 Tips to Quit Smoking for Good in 2017
    January 9, 2017  |  Bill Blatt
    If you or a loved one is thinking about quitting smoking, this is the year to quit for good with the right resources, and with family and friends cheering on.
    Related Topic:  Tobacco & Smoking
  • Happy Birthday, EACH Breath
    January 6, 2017  |  Editorial Staff
    We’ve put together a few highlights from the past year, taking a look at some of the most popular posts and a few hidden gems you might’ve missed.
    Related Topic:  Impact
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