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  1. Hookah Smoking Popular Among TeensRead the original story

    Friday | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... Vincent Health, Wellness and Preventive Care Institute. Busk, who also serves on the board of the American Lung Association, also says there is a mistaken impression that, since the smoker's lips aren't touching the tobacco, hookah smoking isn't as ...

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  2. Big Ride cyclists stop in New UlmRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Journal

    A 57-year-old Pittsburgh, PA woman who described herself as a "casual cyclist" was among eleven people who stopped in New Ulm this weekend while riding across the United States to benefit the American Lung Association .

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  3. Has your teen tried hookah?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | CNN

    ... monoxide and cancer-causing chemicals, says Dr. Norman Edelman, senior medical adviser for the American Lung Association. Hookah users may be exposed to even higher concentrations of toxins than cigarette users -- because they inhale more deeply, ...

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  4. American Lung AssociationRead the original story

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    The American Lung Association is on a mission to make lung cancer history - uniting women to stand together with a collective strength and determination to lead the fight against lung cancer and for lung health.

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  5. LETTER: Save the bears - and treesRead the original story

    Friday | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... the cost if a burn gets out of control. Maybe the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America or the American Lung Association could educate the pro-burners how they are harming humans with the smoke pollution and airborne allergens they are creating. ...

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  6. Teens learn how to quit use of tobacco products with NOTRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Observer & Eccentric

    ... July 15-Aug. 14. The program is free and voluntary and is offered in partnership with the American Lung Association. 'NOT has been identified as a Model Program by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,' Riddle said. 'This means that after ...

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  7. June R. HundleyRead the original story

    Friday | Daily Press & Argus

    ... , July 13, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. also at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Lung Association. Envelopes are available at the funeral home. Please visit June's Book of Memories at www.keehnfuneralhome.com.

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  8. 18% of high school seniors have tried hookahRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | WPTV Local News

    ... monoxide and cancer-causing chemicals, says Dr. Norman Edelman, senior medical adviser for the American Lung Association. Hookah users may be exposed to even higher concentrations of toxins than cigarette users -- because they inhale more deeply, ...

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  9. East End Pub finally coming downRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... In another matter, Patricia Pasquale, with Lebanon Family Health Services and representing the American Lung Association, asked the supervisors to adopt a non- Called "Young Lungs At Play," the policy is a recommendation that no tobacco products be ...

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  10. The Big Ride Reaches Halfway Across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | PR Log

    ... talk to us and are happy to see us pass through their town." While riding to raise funds for the American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific, the team has enjoyed a lot of camaraderie - the kind that can only be built during an exceptional ...

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  11. Ask a MexicanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | NewsReview.com

    ... I have yet to see a Mexican person smoke cigarettes. Does the tobacco industry not target Latinos? American Lung Association stats show that Latinos have the second-lowest rate of smoking among ethnic groups, with only 15.8 percent of Latinos ...

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  12. Namedropper, July 10, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | The Times-Tribune

    ... McDonough; and Cathy and Jerry Champi. ShurSave Supermarkets presents a $13,158 check to the American Lung Association. From left: Donna Reifler, Jeff Smith, Jessica Snopek and Mark Mangan. Jerry and Cathy Champi; Dave and Deborah Johnson; Kimberly ...

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  13. Obesity may raise risk of lung diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 8 | WJRT

    ... and chronic bronchitis, is the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to the American Lung Association. "It is already known that COPD may be prevented by avoiding exposure to tobacco smoke, air pollution and occupational dust ...

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  14. Why Don't Mexicans Smoke?Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | OC Weekly

    ... person smoke cigarettes. Does the tobacco industry not target Latinos? DEAR GABACHO SMOKER: American Lung Association stats show that Latinos have the second-lowest rate of smoking among ethnic groups, with only 15.8 percent of Latinos smoking in ...

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  15. CPAP For AsthmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... the country are still recruiting patients for this clinical trial, which is sponsored by the American Lung Association. For more information on how to enroll, go to www.lung.org . Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow and swell and ...

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  16. Ask a Mexican on Smoking, Shiny Objects, and Forsaking TraditionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Pheonix New Times

    ... I have yet to see a Mexican person smoke cigarettes. Does the tobacco industry not target Latinos? American Lung Association stats show that Latinos have the second-lowest rate of smoking among ethnic groups, with only 15.8 percent of Latinos ...

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  17. Dear Mexican: Why don't many Mexicans smoke?Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Denver Westword

    ... cigarettes. Does the tobacco industry not target Latinos? Fulminating Fumador Dear Gabacho Smoker: American Lung Association stats show that Latinos have the second-lowest rate of smoking among ethnic groups, with only 15.8 percent of Latinos ...

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  18. Kensington woman throws out first pitchRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 19 | SeacoastOnline

    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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  19. Ask a Mexican: Why don't Latinos smoke?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | River Front Times

    ... cigarettes. Does the tobacco industry not target Latinos? Fulminating Fumador Dear Gabacho Smoker: American Lung Association stats show that Latinos have the second-lowest rate of smoking among ethnic groups, with only 15.8 percent of Latinos ...

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  20. Smoking ban gets minor revisionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... counties that have banned smoking in public places and places of employment, according to the American Lung Association. Tuesday's unanimous vote by the five-member board triggers a 30-day public comment period, which ends Aug. 11. Comments about ...

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