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Namedropper, July 10, 2014

Gathering as Penn State Worthington Scranton inducts members into its Ridge View Society are, from left: Dave and Deborah Johnson; Mary Clare Kingsley, representing inductee Kimberly Kingsley; Ann Jennings McDonough; and Cathy and Jerry Champi.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Penn State Worthington Scranton, Charitable Organizations

Wed Jul 09, 2014

River Front Times

Ask a Mexican: Why don't Latinos smoke?

Dear Mexican: I noticed that Mexican people don't generally smoke. Don't get me wrong - I'm not condoning smoking, but it's interesting to see how some groups do or do no smoke, and I have yet to see a Mexican person smoke cigarettes.

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Related Topix: Mexico, MO, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations

Mon Jul 07, 2014

HON

Obesity May Raise Risk of COPD

Obese people, particularly those with excess belly fat, may face a higher risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease , a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

Thu Jun 26, 2014

KSFY

Workshop aims to spread smoke-free housing in Sioux Falls

"A Breath of Fresh Air" is a workshop designed to teach property managers the benefits of going smoke-free.

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Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD, Fresh Air, New-Age, Charitable Organizations, Wessington Springs, SD, US Governors, Dennis Daugaard

Weirton Daily Times

Smoking ban set for discussion

Although the smoke has temporarily cleared in Hancock County's debate over a draft Clean Air Regulation, the issue of secondhand smoke is once again on the health board's agenda.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, WV, New Cumberland, WV, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations, Berkeley County, WV, Wheeling, WV

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Forbes.com

Balancing Profit And Purpose: How CVS Caremark Is Redefining Corporate Social Responsibility

"The decision to stop selling cigarettes was one that came with a financial risk.

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Related Topix: Retail, CVS, CVS Caremark, Life, Charity , Non-Profit, Charitable Organizations, Health, Lung Cancer

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Survey shows tenants want protection from secondhand smoke

Tenants in Merced County want more protections from secondhand smoke in multiunit housing, according to a recent survey by the American Lung Association.

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Related Topix: Merced County, CA, Charitable Organizations, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Merced, CA

The Motley Fool

CVS Stops Smoking, Strengthens Strategy Shift

Now the company is involved in a fundraising campaign to support Lung Force, an initiative launched by the American Lung Association .

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Related Topix: Retail, CVS, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations, Supplement, ALA, Lung Cancer, Washington DC

SeacoastOnline

Kensington woman throws out first pitch

Bannister threw out the first pitch at the June 16 game against the Minnesota Twins at Fenway Park as part of the new CVS/pharmacy in-store campaign that benefits LUNG FORCE - an initiative of the American Lung Association that strives to make lung cancer in women a public health priority.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Health, Lung Cancer

Sun Jun 15, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Cyclists finishing 180-mile journey across Maine

Thousands of cyclists are finishing up a 180-mile journey across Maine to raise money for the American Lung Association.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Belfast, ME, Newry, ME, University of Maine at Farmington, Farmington, ME, Colby College

Thu Jun 12, 2014

The Georgia Straight

Women's lung cancer risk raised hugely by soot

Nonsmoking women who live many years in communities polluted with fine particles have an elevated risk of lung cancer, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, Edelman, Advertising, Charitable Organizations, Harvard University

Apartment Guide

Thank You for Not Smoking

Cigarette smoking is still a very common habit in the U.S. According to the latest findings from the American Lung Association nearly 50 million adults over age 18 are smokers.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

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