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Impact Topics

  • Black and white photo of children in TB sanitorium How We Conquered Consumption
    January 2, 2016  |  Editorial Staff
    As the most feared disease in the world, the disease was known as the "Great White Plague" (due to the extreme paleness of those affected), striking down the young and old, the rich and poor. It seemed no one was safe from tuberculosis or consumption as it was known.
  • Breathe
    January 1, 2016  |  Harold P. Wimmer
    To better understand the critical importance of lung health and make this real in our daily lives, we want to begin conversations around lung health. So I am pleased to introduce a blog by the American Lung Association.
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