American Lung Association is solely responsible for content. Stories are the point of view of the author and not necessarily the American Lung Association. The Lung Association does not endorse any specific provider, facility or treatment.
By submitting your story, photo, video and/or other images, you grant American Lung Association permission to publish these materials in any manner the Lung Association deems appropriate. This includes, without limitation, online at Lung.org or other web domains operated by the Lung Association, through Lung Association-operated social media channels, in print materials and any other advertising, marketing or promotional materials. Your name, photographs, video, images and any language contained therein, may be used for public information without notification or compensation. You also agree that materials you submit may be used by the Lung Association for any purpose in perpetuity.
The American Lung Association reviews information provided prior to posting or using publicly, but will not necessarily verify the validity of submissions. By submitting materials, you agree to release the Lung Association, its affiliates and assigned others from any and all liability, claims or damages arising out of or relating to your submission.
Upon review, the Lung Association can and may, at their sole discretion, edit, reject, remove or disallow inclusion of any and all submissions.
Stories are typically published within 5-7 business days.
*Note: You must be 18 years old or older to submit a story.
Information provided in State of the Air story submissions is not intended for use in self-diagnosis or to replace the services of a medical professional. We encourage everyone to seek the guidance of a qualified medical expert if you feel that you, a family member or someone you know may be living with a medical condition described in story submissions, or may benefit from a therapeutic approach mentioned.