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  1. Jacquelin WarrenRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Powhatan Today

    ... ers, memorial contributions may be made to Chamberlayne Heights UMC, American Heart Association or American Lung Association.


  2. Evelyn F. Sylvia, 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... ior to her service. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions in her honor may be made to the American Lung Association, 1661 Worcester Rd #301, Framingham, MA 01701. For online registration or directions, please visit:


  3. Lung association reports 4-in-10 Americans live in counties with unhealthy airRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Science Blog

    This is one of the messages in the American Lung Association's "'State of the Air' Report Finds Continued Improvement in Air Quality, Yet Increase in Life-threatening Spikes of Particle Pollution: American Lung Association report finds 4 in 10 Americans live in counties with unhealthful levels of air pollution," an Apr. 19, 2017 press release . In the release the Lung Association reports: "The American Lung Association's 2017 'State of the Air' report found continued improvement in air quality, but a continued increase in dangerous spikes in particle pollution is putting Americans' health at risk.


  4. American Lung Association report: Wildfires hurt Western Montana air quality - Sun, 23 Apr 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Spokesman-Review

    Montana is called Big Sky Country due to its wide-open spaces and clear sky, but there are times when wildfires, geography and weather patterns combine to make the air in the western part of the state unsafe for people with asthma or chronic lung disease. The American Lung Association's annual "State of the Air" report lists the city of Missoula along with Ravalli and Lincoln counties among the worst areas in the country for the number of days with small-particle pollution that makes breathing the air unhealthy for at least some residents.


  5. Environmentalists Gear Up to Resist EPA Regulatory ReformRead the original story

    Sunday | National Journal

    ... as hostile to the core mission of the agency. Janice Nolen, assistant vice president at the American Lung Association, said the group is concerned that the EPA's regulatory overhaul will sweep away rules that have helped reduce air pollution. The ...


  6. 40 Under 40: Kate MaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | Business Journal

    ... dedicates much of her free time to philanthropic endeavors, including serving on the board for the American Lung Association where she chairs both the White Affair and The Lung Force 5K - two of the biggest fundraisers for the organization. By ...


  7. Report gives Athens good grades on air qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A woman crosses Washington Street in downtown Athens on a recent afternoon. According to a recent American Lung Association report, Athens-Clarke County is among the least polluted counties in the state in terms of the presence of both ozone and particulate pollution in the atmosphere.


  8. Cheers and JeersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... contests, take quizzes, download our mobile apps and see the latest e-circulars. Cheers to the American Lung Association report that gave Luzerne County its best air-quality grades ever. Doesn't that make you breathe easier? Jeers to the George ...


  9. Floor Store Dublin Carpet One of San RamonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | PR Log

    ... pollen, and dust mites than other flooring types. For this reason, harwood is recommended by the American Lung Association for improved air quality in the home. In addition, hardwood floors can last a lifetime and are always in style, making them ...


  10. Lung Association says air quality improving, but there are potential setbacks aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | Michigan Radio

    A new study shows Michigan's air quality continues to improve, but the American Lung Association warns those gains could be lost. The association's "State of the Air" report finds ozone and particulate pollution is declining nationally, and in Detroit and Grand Rapids in particular.


  11. Hundreds climb Atlanta high rise to raise moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... Atlanta. The event challenges climbers to get to the top as fast as possible. Proceeds benefit the American Lung Association in Georgia. "Sometimes when I do this, I think about all the firefighters on 9/11," said Atlanta Fire Officer Cortez ...


  12. Yoloans can breathe easy with cleaner air than othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 22 | The Daily Democrat

    ... air entering their lungs is cleaner than the air of many Californians. The state's branch of the American Lung Association released its annual “state of the air” report this past Wednesday with a bleak but somewhat expected header: ...


  13. Report finds regional progress on air pollutionRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 22 | Davis Enterprise

    The Sacramento region has made progress in fighting ozone pollution but remains on the top 10 list of most polluted areas in the country, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Lung Association. Only seven metropolitan areas - all of which are also in California - had more unhealthy days of ozone pollution between 2013 and 2015 than the Sacramento region.


  14. Lung cancer survivor: Invest in research - don't roll back accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... has been a Lung Association volunteer since 2008, and has served on the Board of Directors of the American Lung Association of the Southeast since 2011. Kathleen Maloney Skambis is a commercial trial and appellate lawyer in Orlando. She has been a ...


  15. Capital Tonight: April 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Your News Now

    On this episode of Capital Tonight: reports on the election laws Steve Pigeon is accused of violating and details regarding oil spills across the state. Interviews with Congressman John Katko, NYPIRG's Blair Horner, Walter Hang of Toxics Targeting, Steve Sigmund from High Achievement New York, Corinth Middle School teacher Patti Siano, Heather Briccetti from the state Business Council, and Kristina Wieneke from the American Lung Association of the Northeast.


  16. Clean air group says Denver, Fort Collins improving on ozoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 |

    Ozone pollution has improved in Denver and Fort Collins, but both cities remain among the 15 worst in the nation, the American Lung Association said.


  17. Santa Cruz Countya s air quality receives a F,a San Lorenzo Valleya s wintertime wood smoke to blameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Smoke and steam rise from houses on Laurent Street on Santa Cruz's Westside as fireplaces and wood stoves are fired up to take out the morning chill on Nov. 26, 2012. On Wednesday, the American Lung Association released a report giving Santa Cruz County air quality an 'F' grade, due to the San Lorenzo Valley's wintertime wood smoke.


  18. State of the Air Quality Report Finds Some ImprovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Your News Now

    New York and especially upstate has made some big improvements when it comes to air quality. But a third of the state's residents are still exposed to too many pollutants, according the the American Lung Association of the Northeast.


  19. Kent and Sussex Counties Improve in Air Quality RatingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Kent and Sussex counties improved in ozone pollution ratings last year, according to an annual study on air quality from the American Lung Association. The State of the Air study looks at qualities like the number of days with ozone smog as well as daily and annual particle pollution numbers, associating letter grades with counties to demonstrate air quality.


  20. New report finds cleaner air for many, but not allRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Christian Science Monitor

    Downtown Los Angeles is shrouded in early morning coastal fog. Despite major improvements in US air quality, L.A. and other California cities are still struggling with high levels of air pollution On Wednesday, the American Lung Association released its annual " State of the Air " report, which tracks air quality for the years 2013-2015, both nationally and for specific metrics, like cities and types of pollution.