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  • Fight for Air with Christmas Seals
    November 12, 2013 - The holiday season is here, and for many, the season just wouldn’t be the same without American Lung Association Christmas Seals®. This holiday season, you can help Christmas Seals again deliver a message of health and hope across America.
  • Tuberculosis: Still Lurking and Evolving
    March 21, 2013 - Despite popular misconceptions that tuberculosis (TB) is a disease of the past, it continues to pose a significant threat to public health. In observance of World TB Day on March 24, the American Lung Association is calling attention to this worldwide killer, with an emphasis on the increase of drug-resistant forms of TB, and is stressing the importance of adequate public health funding to address this serious health risk.
  • Celebrating World Tuberculosis Day 2012
    March 6, 2012 - For more than 100 years, the American Lung Association pursued its vision of a world without TB. March 24 is World Tuberculosis Day, and the Lung Association is commemorating the progress that has been made all around the world to eradicate TB.
  • Honoring World Tuberculosis Day
    March 23, 2011 - Did you know that the first voluntary health organization in America was originally founded to fight a single disease? That’s how the American Lung Association got its start, battling tuberculosis (TB).
  • Fighting for Air – New Generation Introduced to the American Lung Association
    May 13, 2010 - Anyone too young to remember when tuberculosis was an American epidemic, when public places were choked with secondhand smoke, and most cities were shrouded in noxious smog, is probably too young to know that the American Lung Association fought to make all those things better. But that’s all about to change, as a national ad campaign rolls out to introduce a new generation to the American Lung Association and the fight for air.
  • Lung Association Marks World TB Day
    March 23, 2010 - The American Lung Association marks World Tuberculosis Day, March 24, by urging Congress to continue our efforts in global leadership in eradicating this infectious disease. Each year, more than 9 million people become ill with TB, and almost 2 million people die. TB is predicted to kill millions more in the next decade.