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Bangor Daily News
American Lung Association retires number of cyclist killed in Trek Across Maine
The bib number worn by a Massachusetts cyclist killed in the Trek Across Maine will never again be worn by any trekker.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Bicyclists leave Seattle for Big Ride Across America
A cross-country charity bike ride for the American Lung Association rolled out of Seattle on Monday for a 7-week journey.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Lung Association's annual 3-day bicycle Trek Across Maine starts Friday in Newry
More than 2,000 bicyclists will leave Sunday River Ski Resort on Friday and start the three-day, 180-mile Trek Across Maine to Steamboat Landing Park in Belfast.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Ethanol Fuels Promotion in Minnesota
In this edition of "The Ethanol Report", we hear about a new study that compares the efficiency of ethanol plants from 2008 to 2012.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
The Des Moines Register
COPD deaths have quadrupled for women since '80
A new report issued by the American Lung Association shows an alarming increase in the number of women diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, a trend also reflected in Iowa.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Three newcomers seek two Manchester selectman seats Tuesday
Three residents, each of whom would be new to the board, are squaring off to fill two available positions on the Board of Selectmen in Tuesday's election.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
COPD rates up in women
The latest report from the American Lung Association says women are 37-percent more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, than men.
Brenda Olsen: Bill covering epinephrine injectors will save lives
As a longtime advocate for the protection of children, especially those who suffer from severe, life-threatening allergies, my organization -- the American Lung Association -- is very pleased that the Florida Legislature passed, and Gov. Rick Scott has signed, a bill that can provide life-saving measures for these kids.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Warmer Weather Brings Reminders About Ozone and Health Issues
With warmer summer weather comes the chance of increased ozone levels. And that can make it tough for some people to breathe.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
New study shows influx in pulmonary disease for women
Women are now 37% more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, than men, according to a new study released by the American Lung Association.
Bangor Daily News
Chronic breathing disease striking Maine women, study finds
More than 48,000 women in Maine, about 8 percent of the state's population, suffer from a chronic respiratory disease that's increasingly threatening the health of women across the country, according to a new report.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Camden pastor to Trek Across Maine for ninth year
On Father's Day weekend, the American Lung Association of the Northeast will celebrate the 29th annual Trek Across Maine, with more than 2,000 cyclists taking off from Sunday River Ski Resort in Newry and finishing up at Steamboat Landing Park in Belfast.
Sunshine State News
Bill Now Protects School Children Suffering Allergic Reactions
As a long-time advocate for the protection of children, especially those who suffer from severe, life-threatening allergies, my organization, the American Lung Association, is very pleased the Florida Legislature passed, and Gov.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Fredericksburg's air quality going downhill
For many families, Memorial Day was the unofficial start of summer. Unfortunately, with summer comes smog, even for Fredericksburg.
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: American Lung Association 'Bikes & Bites' in Vernon
This year the American Lung Association celebrates the 29th annual Autumn Escape Bike Trek presented by Sunovion.
Fri May 31, 2013
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: American Lung Association 'Bikes And Bites' In Middletown
In 2013, the American Lung Association celebrates the 29th annual Autumn Escape Bike Trek presented by Sunovion.
Thu May 30, 2013
Health groups protest new Camel magazine ads
The American Heart Association , American Lung Association and several other health groups are asking at least two state attorneys to investigate a new Camel cigarette ad campaign.
Wed May 29, 2013
Alice Tysse, Cameron Hartsfield Win Contest
ALICE TYSSE AND CONNOR Shaw Center classmate Cameron Hartsfield took two of the top three prizes in the annual Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the American Lung Association in Illinois contests highlighting the hazards of radon gas.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Pocahontas Times ~ Marlinton West...
Bikers trek through county fighting lung disease
Your lungs work hard. The average person breathes in about 12,000 quarts of air every day.