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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0500
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Whether they help provide community outreach, participate at events, provide vital leadership or support us in countless other ways, our American Lung Association volunteers are truly priceless. April 12-18 is National Volunteer Week, and we are celebrating the spirit of volunteerism, by looking at one volunteer who exemplifies all our outstanding volunteers – generous, engaged and deeply committe...

Tue, 07 Apr 2015 00:00:00 -0500
See how these public health concerns can affect your lung health.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
If your health insurance plan covers quit-smoking treatments, you are more likely to try to quit and be successful. A new report from the American Lung Association, "State Health Insurance Marketplace Plans: New Opportunities to Help Smokers Quit," finds that the majority of health insurance plans and policymakers are not taking advantage of the chance to help millions of smokers quit.

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0500
The recent news that a number of students have tested positive for tuberculosis (TB) are a firm reminder that TB is it is far from gone, and is still a major threat to public health, here and around the world.

 
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