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  • Mission Moment May 2015
    May 14, 2015 - What an exciting and productive time the past month has been in our fight for healthy lungs!
  • Unlocking the Asthma-Allergy Connection
    May 7, 2015 - For people with asthma, the warmer weather can mean trouble. As the pollen count rises and mold spores increase, so do the chances of breathing problems.
  • Every Breath You Take: State of the Air 2015
    April 29, 2015 - Think about this: more than 4 in 10 people in the United States live in counties that have unhealthy levels of either ozone or particle pollution. Now think about this: in the time it took to read that, you probably took 4-5 breaths. Makes you want to know what was in that air, doesn't it?
  • Earth Day - Climate Change and Health
    April 21, 2015
  • Celebrating Our Priceless Volunteers
    April 13, 2015 - Whether they help provide community outreach, participate at events, provide vital leadership or support us in countless other ways, our American Lung Association volunteers are truly priceless. April 12-18 is National Volunteer Week, and we are celebrating the spirit of volunteerism, by looking at one volunteer who exemplifies all our outstanding volunteers – generous, engaged and deeply committed to our lifesaving mission.
  • How Public Health Issues Affect Lung Health April 7, 2015 - See how these public health concerns can affect your lung health.
  • Ask President Obama to protect our children from all tobacco products March 31, 2015
  • Commemorating World Tuberculosis Day 2015
    March 24, 2015 - The recent news that a number of students have tested positive for tuberculosis (TB) are a firm reminder that TB is it is far from gone, and is still a major threat to public health, here and around the world.
  • Behind the Headlines: COPD
    February 27, 2015 - The American Lung Association joins the nation in mourning the passing of beloved actor Leonard Nimoy, of COPD.
  • Time Flies When You're Not Smoking
    February 23, 2015 - Flying the friendly skies became friendlier to lungs 25 years ago, thanks to groundbreaking legislation that made domestic flights smokefree. The historic measure provided protection for airline passengers and flight attendants from secondhand smoke, and paved the way for further smokefree initiatives to protect Americans where they live, work and gather.
  • Personalized Medicine: Don't Guess. Test
    January 30, 2015 - We are in an exciting time for cancer treatment, and patients have options that didn't exist just a decade ago. Personalized or precision medicine is an emerging approach to healthcare where treatment is more highly tailored to the biology of the patient.
  • Parents - Help Your Child Breathe Easier in 2015
    January 29, 2015 - Raising a child with asthma can be a source of tremendous worry and anxiety. If your child’s flare-ups seem frequent or unpredictable, there is help and hope to achieve better control of your son or daughter’s asthma symptoms.
  • 10 Year Road Map to End Tobacco-Caused Death and Disease January 28, 2015 - We have a plan to kick tobacco-caused death and disease to the curb. It starts with three bold goals and the following key actions that federal, state and local policymakers must take.
  • State of Tobacco Control 2015: Charting a Path Forward to Eliminate Tobacco-Caused Death and Disease
    January 21, 2015 - The American Lung Association has released its 13th annual “State of Tobacco Control” report that found in 2014 states and the federal government failed to pass the tobacco control policies that will save lives and end the tobacco epidemic. Most states earn poor grades and tobacco control progress is at a standstill. However, this year’s report goes beyond grading progress and provides steps the federal government and each state government must take to achieve bold lifesaving goals to eliminate tobacco use.
  • It's Time to Get Serious About Harmful Radon Exposure
    Huffington Post
    January 16, 2015 - Joint blog post by Harold Wimmer, National President and CEO, American Lung Association, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on strategy to eliminate avoidable radon-induced lung cancer.
  • Flu Widespread Across U.S. - Vaccination Still Best Protection
    January 13, 2015 - Flu season is widespread across the U.S. See how to protect yourself and your family.
  • Protect Your Health: Test Your Home for Radon
    January 5, 2015 - This month, take time to test your home for the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States: radon. It could save your life.
  • Five Secrets for Quitting Smoking in 2015
    December 19, 2014 - Most smokers say they want to quit and many will make a New Year’s Resolution to quit in 2015. If this is your year to quit, the American Lung Association shares five tips to help you on the path to success:
  • Surviving the Holidays – A Guide to Holiday Travel with Chronic Lung Disease
    December 19, 2014 - The American Lung Association has tips to help you prepare and keep your asthma and COPD in control during the holidays.
  • Coverage for Lung Cancer Screening Begins January 1
    December 18, 2014 - For the first time ever, starting on January 1, individuals who are at high risk for developing lung cancer may be eligible for screening at no out of pocket cost.
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