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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0600
The American Lung Association joins the nation in mourning the passing of beloved actor Leonard Nimoy, of COPD.

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 -0600
Flying the friendly skies became friendlier to lungs 25 years ago, thanks to groundbreaking legislation that made domestic flights smokefree. The historic measure provided protection for airline passengers and flight attendants from secondhand smoke, and paved the way for further smokefree initiatives to protect Americans where they live, work and gather.

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600
We are in an exciting time for cancer treatment, and patients have options that didn't exist just a decade ago. Personalized or precision medicine is an emerging approach to healthcare where treatment is more highly tailored to the biology of the patient.

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600
Raising a child with asthma can be a source of tremendous worry and anxiety. If your child’s flare-ups seem frequent or unpredictable, there is help and hope to achieve better control of your son or daughter’s asthma symptoms.

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600
We have a plan to kick tobacco-caused death and disease to the curb. It starts with three bold goals and the following key actions that federal, state and local policymakers must take.

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600
The American Lung Association has released its 13th annual “State of Tobacco Control” report that found in 2014 states and the federal government failed to pass the tobacco control policies that will save lives and end the tobacco epidemic. Most states earn poor grades and tobacco control progress is at a standstill. However, this year’s report goes beyond grading progress and provides steps the f...

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