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  • Prepare to Go Back to School with Asthma
    July 25, 2014 - It’s back-to-school time already! Getting your child ready to start school is always easier when you have a plan, especially if your child has asthma. The American Lung Association’s Back-to-School with Asthma Checklist offers easy-to-follow steps to help you child start the school year healthy and ready to learn.
  • Staying in Control of Your Asthma
    May 29, 2014 - Are you having trouble doing everyday tasks like household chores, walking up stairs, playing with your kids? Do you have side effects from your asthma medicines? Are you following a treatment plan, but still can’t seem to catch your breath? These are three good reasons to follow-up with your health care provider. Controlling asthma means taking your medication correctly, as directed and changing things in your life that make your asthma worse.
  • American Lung Association Asthma Research in the News – Is it Time for you to Get Involved?
    May 21, 2014 - Each year, the American Lung Association funds research that leads to improved treatments and, one day, may pave the way to a cure for asthma. Whether this is through basic laboratory research or clinical trials, asthma research is on the doorstep of numerous medical discoveries that promise a healthier future for those with asthma.
  • Making the Connection – Asthma and Air Quality
    May 5, 2014 - Clean air is an important health concern for all of us. But when you have asthma, air quality indoors and out can make all the difference in the world. Car exhaust, smoke, road dust and factory emissions can make outdoor air dangerous, while tobacco smoke, fragrances, dust, molds, cockroaches, pet dander and household or workplace chemicals are just a few of the indoor hazards. For the nearly 26 million Americans with asthma, including 7 million children, unhealthy air can create a difficult barrier to asthma management. Although asthma can’t be cured, it can be controlled. The Lung Association is here to help you breathe easier by making the connection between air quality - indoor and out - and your asthma.
  • Spring Forward by Reducing your Asthma & Allergy Triggers
    March 27, 2014 - With springtime upon us, many look ahead with excitement to warmer weather, flowers in bloom, and more hours of daylight. Although for some, these signs of spring also bring the common frustrations associated with asthma and allergies. Don't let asthma and allergy symptoms control your life! Keep these helpful hints from the American Lung Association in mind as you enjoy the budding new season.
  • Asthma and Olympic Athletes
    February 7, 2014 - Find out which American athletes with asthma are competing in the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. The American Lung Association can help you be active with asthma.
  • Surviving the Holidays - A Guide for Those Living With Asthma
    November 26, 2013 - When it comes to the holidays, we all can use a few tips on dealing with the hustle and bustle of the season. If you or a loved one have asthma, navigating holiday travel, family commitments and different environments can be tricky. The American Lung Association has tips to help you prepare and keep your asthma in control.
  • 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.
  • American Lung Association Is Proud to Announce our New Research Awards
    October 24, 2013 - The American Lung Association Nationwide Research Program has released its annual Research Awards Nationwide 2013-2014 report that highlights research being supported by the Lung Association through its Asthma Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) and its Awards and Grants Program.
  • Traveling Cleaner: Are We There Yet?
    September 26, 2013 - The question is, are we there yet? This summer, the Lung Association went out to talk to people about clean air, and specifically ask them if we are there yet with air quality safe enough for our kids to breathe. Here’s what we found….
  • Prepare to Go Back to School with Asthma
    August 27, 2013 - Getting your child ready to start school is always easier when you have a plan, especially if your child has asthma. The Back-to-School with Asthma Checklist offers easy-to-follow steps to help you child start the school year healthy and ready to learn.
  • Lung Association – A Drug-Free Treatment for Asthma?
    August 12, 2013 - Could a device used to treat sleep apnea also help control asthma? The American Lung Association’s Asthma Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) is trying to answer that question. The network is currently recruiting asthma patients for a study to examining whether the use of Continued Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), a safe, non-pharmaceutical device that is used for sleep apnea can also improve asthma control.
  • Champions of Change Fight for Healthy Air
    July 16, 2013 - On July 9, the White House honored 11 people as “Champions of Change” who are working on the front lines to protect our health in a changing climate. Each of the Champions has taken action to raise awareness about these health consequences and help their communities prepare for climate-related health impacts. Five of the 11 honored, are also champions of the American Lung Association’s mission.
  • Summer Vacation - A Guide for Those Living With Asthma
    June 17, 2013 - Summer vacation time is here. But when you have asthma, travel can present special challenges. The American Lung Association has tips to help you prepare and keep your asthma in control.
  • Helping kids with asthma stay healthy, in school, and ready to learn
    May 16, 2013 - The American Lung Association spotlights asthma throughout the month of May – National Asthma Awareness Month. Creating asthma-friendlier schools is important because asthma is a life-long lung disease that affects millions of children in the U.S. and is a leading cause of lost school days from a chronic disease.
  • Top Story - Fighting for Asthma-Friendly Schools: Cindy Trubisky
    May 16, 2013 - Cindy Trubisky is a Senior Director of Community Asthma Education for the American Lung Association in New York. Through our Asthma Friendly Schools Initiative, Cindy has proven to be a true lung hero by helping to create school environments where kids with asthma can stay healthy, in school and ready to learn. We took time during National Asthma Awareness Month to talk to Cindy and learn more about managing asthma in schools.
  • National Asthma Control Program: Big Impact, Small Cost
    May 6, 2013 - The American Lung Association highlights the effectiveness of CDC's National Asthma Control Program, which provides exceptional bang-for-the-buck in the fight to control asthma.
  • Making the Connection – Asthma and Air Quality
    May 1, 2013 - When you have asthma, air quality indoors and out can make all the difference in the world. The American Lung Association is offering tips for being aware of what’s in the air and what you can do to reduce the risk.
  • "State of the Air" – Much Progress but Challenges Remain
    April 24, 2013 - What is the state of our air quality across the United States? New American Lung Association report finds air quality nationwide continues the long-term trend to much healthier air.
  • Senator Frank Lautenberg: American Lung Association Lung Health Champion
    March 21, 2013 - The American Lung Association has honored U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) with its national Lung Health Champion Award for his unwavering leadership and commitment to the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air.
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