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  1. Does Exposure to Pest and Pet Allergens Reduce Child's Asthma Risk
    (Web Page; Mon May 14 24:00:00 CDT 2018)
    Description: A recent study that said young children exposed to pet or pest allergens were at a lower risk of developing asthma. But, it might not be that that simple.
  2. An Amazing Journey: How Young Lungs Develop
    (Web Page; Fri May 11 24:00:00 CDT 2018)
    Description: By the time you take your first breath, your lungs have already undergone a fascinating transformation. From birth through childhood and on to adulthood, your lungs experience an amazing journey, becoming the hard-working, life-sustaining organs that are so easy to take for granted.
  3. Sharing Our Lung Cancer Stories, Instilling New Hope
    (Web Page; Tue May 8 24:00:00 CDT 2018)
    Description: Actor Shantel VanSanten remembers the moment when she decided that lung cancer would not define her or her family. Her grandmother Doris had passed away after being diagnosed with the disease, inspiring Shantel to become an advocate and fight in her memory.
  4. 'State of the Air': Most Polluted Cities, Then and Now
    (Web Page; Mon Apr 30 24:00:00 CDT 2018)
    Description: For 19 years, the American Lung Association's "State of the Air" report has tracked air quality across America, chronicling our nation's progress in making our air cleaner and healthier. Over the years, the report has celebrated the reduction of harmful air pollution to the Clean Air Act.
  5. Your Aging Lungs
    (Web Page; Tue Apr 24 24:00:00 CDT 2018)
    Description: Your lungs are amazing and incredibly hard-working organs. But they are not immune to the passage of time. As you age, so do your lungs, and it’s helpful to understand how your lungs change, what’s natural, and what could be a signal that you need to talk to your doctor.
  6. Earth Day Checklist: 5 Ways You Can Help the Planet and Lung Health by Reducing Air Pollution
    (Web Page; Fri Apr 20 24:00:00 CDT 2018)
    Description: Clean, healthy air is essential to protecting public health and the environment. Air pollution can trigger asthma attacks, send people to the hospital, shape how kids' lungs develop and can even be deadly. Thanks to safeguards put in place under the Clean Air Act over the last 49 years, our country has made progress in cleaning up and limiting harmful air pollution. But there’s still much work to do before everyone has healthy air to breathe.
  7. Celebrating Volunteer Excellence: Dr. Amy Chuang
    (Web Page; Mon Apr 16 24:00:00 CDT 2018)
    Description: It's often said that the reason volunteers aren't paid is because their contributions are priceless. Nothing could better describe our thousands of dedicated volunteers all across the country. The American Lung Association was founded by volunteers (in fact, we're the nation's first voluntary health organization), and volunteers remain a vibrant, energizing force in our organization.
  8. Sarcoidosis Questions Answered
    (Web Page; Thu Apr 12 24:00:00 CDT 2018)
    Description: In early April of 2002, after working at both Ground Zero and the Staten Island Landfill in New York City, I started noticing the first symptoms of sarcoidosis. I began experiencing a lack of sleep, extreme tiredness, skins lesions, difficulty breathing and a lack of appetite. I first attributed these symptoms to a lack of rest and working so many hours, but they started to get worse.
  9. In Case You Missed It: EPA Proposes to Revoke Limit Oil & Gas Pollution Protections
    (Web Page; Wed Apr 4 24:00:00 CDT 2018)
    Description: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed to revoke clean air protections that limit oil and gas pollution. As they continue to move forward with rollbacks that have damaging consequences for the health of all Americans, it raises the question, what exactly is the EPA protecting?
  10. Why We Need Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Now More Than Ever
    (Web Page; Thu Mar 29 24:00:00 CDT 2018)
    Description: Hiking was the first activity that became hard for Jim Hartmann, who had led an active lifestyle traveling, hiking and canoeing. Next, it was climbing stairs at work. He continued struggling for years, thinking his breathlessness was a sign of aging. Four years ago, Jim noticed that even light activities, such as gardening, were leaving him exhausted.
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