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  • World Pneumonia Day
    November 12, 2014 - On November 12, we commemorate World Pneumonia Day. Pneumonia is a leading cause of death and takes a huge toll each year, but it can be prevented and cured.
  • American Lung Association Is Proud to Announce our New Research Awards
    November 6, 2014 - The American Lung Association Nationwide Research Program has released its annual Research Awards Nationwide 2014-2015 report that highlights research being supported by the Lung Association through its Airways Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) and its Awards and Grants Program.
  • Flu Season - Time to Get Vaccinated
    October 8, 2014 - Flu season has just begun, so now is the time to get vaccinated against influenza, a potentially life-threatening disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older get an annual influenza vaccination.
  • Adults Need Vaccinations Too
    August 26, 2014 - August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Many adults think they no longer need immunizations—as a result, a significant number of adults are not current on vaccinations that can protect their health and prevent serious illnesses. That’s why the American Lung Association is working with Pfizer to help dispel the myth that vaccines are just for children.
  • 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.
  • Today is Older Adults Vaccination Day
    December 9, 2010 - The American Lung Association is pleased to recognize today as National Influenza Vaccination Week’s Older Adults Vaccination Day. In an effort to increase influenza and pneumonia vaccination rates, the Lung Association issued its latest health disparity report today, titled “Missed Opportunities: Influenza and Pneumonia Vaccination in Older Adults.”