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- Appeals Court Decision Against Arkansas Medicaid Work Requirements a Victory for Millions on Medicaid
February 14, 2020
- Administration’s Proposed FY21 Proposed Budget to Undermine Medicaid and Tobacco Oversight, Harm Critical Lung Health Priorities
February 14, 2020
- Cancer deaths are declining because fewer Americans are smoking
PBS NewsHour | January 13, 2020
- 28 Patient Groups Disappointed in 5th Circuit Court Ruling in Texas v. U.S.
December 19, 2019
- U.S. Appeals Court Strikes Individual Mandate; Directs Lower Court to Reconsider Broader Health Care Law
December 18, 2019
- 'Research Is the Reason I'm Alive': Lung Cancer Survivors Share Their Heart-Wrenching Cancer Journeys
December 13, 2019
- CMS Waiver Approval Will Jeopardize Healthcare Coverage for Patients in South Carolina
December 12, 2019
- Organizations Applaud Bipartisan, Bicameral Deal Protecting Patients and Consumers from Surprise Medical Bills
December 11, 2019
- American Academy of Pediatrics and American Lung Association Statement on Tobacco Package in Extenders Bill
December 11, 2019
- ‘I Was Diagnosed With Stage 4 Lung Cancer at 25’
December 3, 2019
Getting Up Close and Personal with Radon
After listing our home for sale, we received an offer, contingent upon a radon test and a mitigation system, if the level tested too high. I thought nothing of it since I had tested my home three years prior.
How the Air in Your Home, Work and School May Be Harming You
Many people don’t think about possible air pollution indoors, but there are many invisible toxins that may be hurting your lungs. We’re offering some tips and tricks to keep your indoor air fresh and clean.Related Topic: Healthy Air
Christy’s Story: Remaining Positive Through Four Cancer Diagnoses
My story is a testament that love is everything, prayers are answered, and miracles do happen.
Life After Cancer
Welcome, my friends, to the launch of a new EACH Breath Blog series, Life After Cancer. If you are in remission, cured, living with cancer or know someone who is, then you are in the right place. Most importantly, you are not alone.
How to Protect Yourself from the Second Leading Cause of Lung Cancer
It is a common misconception that only people who smoked are at risk for lung cancer. The truth is there are a variety of things that can cause damage to your lungs and may eventually lead to lung cancer. In fact, the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S., responsible for an estimated 21,000 related lung cancer deaths each year, has nothing to do with tobacco but is instead a toxic gas in the air.
Finding a Cure for Lung Cancer: There Is Hope
When it comes to cancer treatment, the heartbreaking truth remains that we still have a lot of work to do. However, dramatic statements that suggest there has been little improvement shortchange important advancements that have been, and are still being made, such as targeted therapies and treatments that unleash the power of the immune system to attack cancer.Related Topic: Research
Honoring Veterans Day: Denny's Story
Today is Veterans Day, and in honor of all those who’ve served, we are proud to tell the story of LUNG FORCE Hero Denny and her husband, Jack.
Denise’s “Saved By The Scan” Story
When LUNG FORCE Hero Denise L. first saw a billboard for Saved By The Scan and the lung cancer screening eligibility quiz, she hadn’t heard of low-dose CT scans or early detection for lung cancer. But seeing that sign helped set in motion the path to detecting her lung cancer early and ultimately saving her life. We sat down to talk to Denise more about her journey.
Antioxidants: Lung Cancer’s Friend or Foe?
Dietary supplements have long been believed by some to provide your body needed vitamins and guard against disease. There was a time when it was thought that antioxidant supplementation could be a major breakthrough for disease treatment and prevention. But recently, two studies have found evidence that antioxidants may cause lung cancer cells to spread.Related Topic: Health & Wellness
Can Dogs Sniff Out Lung Cancer?
Researchers from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine may have taken an important step in improving the ability to detect lung cancer. Their study, recently released in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, successfully trained three dogs to use their superior smelling skills to identify cancerous blood samples. Though similar studies have been performed in the past, researchers are hopeful that these new findings will lead to a simpler lung cancer test for patients.Related Topic: Health & Wellness
Page Last Updated: March 13, 2018
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