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March 2019 Articles

  • solar panels Reducing Air Pollution from Health Systems
    March 28, 2019  |  Steve Bergstrom and Liz Joy, M.D., MPH
    "Where Does Air Pollution Come From?" is our theme for the month of March in our 2019 Year of Air Pollution & Health. To highlight both sources and solutions, we are featuring a series of blogs to highlight successful efforts to reduce pollution from major sources. For our third and final post, we teamed up with Year of Air Pollution & Health partner, Health Care Without Harm, to show how the healthcare industry can reduce its contribution to air pollution.
    Related Topics:  Healthy Air, Health & Wellness,
  • cars sitting in traffic Reducing Air Pollution from Cars and Trucks: The Success of the Cleaner Car Standards
    March 21, 2019  |  Will Barrett
    The American Lung Association’s Year of Air Pollution and Health seeks to raise awareness of the health impacts of air pollution, and to generate support for the solutions needed to provide healthy air for every American. This month’s theme is “Where does Air Pollution Come From?”
    Related Topic:  Healthy Air
  • tb_k TB in the Community: Forgotten but Not Gone
    March 19, 2019  |  Editorial Staff
    A hundred years ago, tuberculosis (TB) was the leading cause of death in the United States. These days, thanks to the development of effective treatments and a vigilant public health system, this deadly disease is largely controlled in the U.S. But TB is not gone - and it should not be forgotten.
    Related Topic:  Health & Wellness
  • JUUL packaging surrounded by smoke. Vaping: It's All Smoke and Mirrors
    March 18, 2019  |  Troy Moritz, DO, FACOS
    A new generation is at risk for irreversible lung damage and disease from e-cigarettes, yet many people view them as harmless. Dr. Troy Moritz explores the dangers of vaping.
    Related Topic:  Tobacco & Smoking
  • air polution related words in front of a power plant Reducing Air Pollution from Power Plants: The Success of the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
    March 14, 2019  |  Editorial Staff
    “Where Does Air Pollution Come From?” That’s our theme for the month of March as part of the Year of Air Pollution & Health, and we are doing a series of blogs featuring success stories of reducing pollution from major sources.
    Related Topic:  Healthy Air
  • man sleeping in a bed A Good Day Begins with Good Sleep - Get Help with Sleep Apnea So You Can Catch Your ZZZs
    March 12, 2019  |  Editorial Staff
    One of the keys to having a good day starts with a good night’s sleep. This National Sleep Awareness Week we’re echoing the National Sleep Foundation to remind you that a good day and good health begins with sleep.
    Related Topic:  Health & Wellness

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