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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.