Programs

Active With Asthma Camps

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Active with Asthma is a fun, activity-filled weekend! Trained medical and program staff will teach children about asthma, physical activity, medications, nutrition, how to avoid triggers, asthma action plans and more. » More

Asthma in Schools

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How asthma-friendly is your school? Asthma is one of the main reasons that students miss school due to illness – more than 14 million lost school days every year.

Asthma 101

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Asthma 101 is a comprehensive educational program that provides basic information regarding the condition and treatment of asthma. » More

Enhancing Care for Children with Asthma

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In October, 2012, The American Lung Association in Illinois and Blue Cross and Blue Shield Clinics of Illinois launched a joint initiative to improve pediatric asthma care in Illinois. » More

Freedom From Smoking®

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As America’s gold standard smoking cessation program for over 30 years, Freedom From Smoking® helps participants create personalized plans to overcome their tobacco addiction. » More

Smokefree Illinois

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Information regarding smokefree laws and policies. » More

Illinois Fights Lung Cancer

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The American Lung Association is shining the light on lung cancer, the leading cancer killer in America, by funding research and providing education, advocacy and resources for those who suffer. » More

Illinois COPD Initiatives

The mission of the Illinois COPD Initiatives is to improve the health outcomes of patients with COPD by working with patients, caregivers, and the health care community to increase awareness, increase early diagnosis, and improve treatment and management. » More

Lung Disease Support

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Better Breathers Clubs offer the opportunity to learn ways to better cope with COPD while getting the support of others who share in your struggles. These support groups provide the tools you need to live the best quality of life you can. » More

Healthy Air Campaign

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The Clean Air Act protects public health by reducing harmful pollution, soot, and air toxins, and gives the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the ability to clean up the air. Sixty-nine percent of Americans believe EPA scientists – not Congress – should set health standards. » More

Clean Air Choice

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Air pollution affects everyone no matter location, age, gender, race, religion, or ethnicity. However, it can impact the most sensitive members of our community much more severely. The very young, elderly, and those with pre-existing health concerns are most susceptible. ’ More

Drive Electric Illinois

Drive Electric Illinois

Please join us for a day of discussion and education relating to the potential opportunities and challenges relating to the use of electric vehicles in Illinois. Presenters from different areas throughout the industry will be on hand to share their insights and to answer questions from the audience. » More

Health House

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The American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest Health House® program is a reliable resource for consumers and builders wanting to learn how to build and maintain healthier homes. » More