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Our Initiatives

Whether it's searching for lung disease cures, keeping kids off tobacco or fighting for laws that protect the air we all breathe, see how we work to save lives every day.


LUNG FORCE, led by the American Lung Association, will unite women to stand together against lung cancer and for lung health. We stand together as one LUNG FORCE—for our breath, for our lives.

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Scientific research is the front-line weapon in eliminating the terrible toll of lung disease on our families and loved ones.

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Healthy Air

Learn more about how polluted air can make you sick and how we are fighting to keep our air and nation healthy.

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Tobacco-caused disease is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. Discover how we can end the current cycle of addiction, illness and death.

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Education & Training

Help others in your community stop smoking or deal with asthma by taking one of our training courses near you.

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In Your Community

Find ways to get involved in your community by checking out these Lung Association programs in your state.

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Questions about your lung health? Need help finding healthcare? Call 1-800-LUNGUSA.

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