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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...

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600
Joint blog post by Harold Wimmer, National President and CEO, American Lung Association, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on strategy to eliminate avoidable radon-induced lung cancer.

Tue, 13 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600
Flu season is widespread across the U.S. See how to protect yourself and your family.

Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0600
This month, take time to test your home for the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States: radon. It could save your life.

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0600
The American Lung Association has tips to help you prepare and keep your asthma and COPD in control during the holidays.

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 -0600
Most smokers say they want to quit and many will make a New Year’s Resolution to quit in 2015. If this is your year to quit, the American Lung Association shares five tips to help you on the path to success:

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    MamaT55 replied to topic: giving up  
    Hello Ally, I'm sorry to hear you are feeling so poorly. Congrats on quitting smoking! That is the best thing you could have done for yourself and those who love you. My oxygen is good also when I...
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    Anonymous replied to topic: frustrated with fighting to breathe  
    my doctor put me on buspar which has helped with the anxiety issue I was having - so glad I wrote here as I probably would still have not mentioned my issues to my MD

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    Anonymous replied to topic: giving up  
    with activityyou sound just like me. I am 64 and have been on Oxygen 24/7 since Aug. I struggle everyday doing chores. Everything takes awhile as I do things like laundry, empty dishwasher in short b...
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    Joanie created topic:  New to site  
    My sister was diagnosed in Nov 2014. She had surgery in Dec. she just found out she has one positive lymph node and will be starting chemo this week. She has made it clear she doesn't want to be aske...
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    ZoeZ created topic:  Pulmonary Sequestration in Adult  
    Just found out I have a sequestration in my right lung. Surgery in another month - any tips from anyone out there who has dealt with this, had surgery for this, comments?? Thanks
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    Ally created topic:  giving up  
    I have Emphysema and on oxygen 24/7 .I smoke for many years, its been over a year that I have not smoke, the doctor told me I will start breathing better after a year, but I feel worse. I did everyt...
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    MamaT55 replied to topic: Diagnosed 2 Weeks ago with Stage 3 Emphysema...Now what?  
    It is good to hear from you TNnana. Our story's are very similar. We are even the same age and from TN. I have a question as all of this is new to me. You said your pulmonologist ran months of tes...
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