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  1. New video highlights impacts of air pollution in Southwest VirginiaRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | Southwest Times

    Southwest Virginians voiced their support for protections against air pollution in a new video released Wednesday by the American Lung Association in Virginia.

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  2. 'First Look': Help fight lung disease at Fight for Air Walk eventRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | Bakersfield.com

    ... average is 11 percent. "It's a very significant difference," Tami Lopez, area director for the American Lung Association, said Wednesday on "First Look with Scott Cox." To help make an impact in the fight against lung disease, you can strap on your ...

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  3. Youth poisonings by e-cigarette juice increase tenfold in MinnesotaRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | WDAY

    ... about," said Pat McKone, Duluth-based director of tobacco control programs and policy for the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest. But it needs to be viewed in context, said Duluth e-cigarette proprietor Daniel Albrecht, citing a much ...

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  4. Swansea Firefighters climb stairs for charityRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | SouthCoastToday.com

    Five members of the Swansea Volunteer Fire Department climbed 23 flights of stairs at the Omni Providence Hotel during the annual `Fight for Air Stair Club' that is a fundraiser for the American Lung Association.

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  5. Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel Joins the Fight Against Breast CancerRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... and Auction benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and AJRF's Jeep Jaunt benefiting the American Lung Association. "Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel is located in Charenton, Louisiana off of US Highway 90 and features over 1300 slots and more ...

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  6. COPD May Damage Aging BrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2014 | MedlinePlus

    ... progresses. Each year, COPD kills almost 134,000 people in the United States, according to the American Lung Association. SOURCES: Michelle Mielke, Ph.D., associate professor, division of epidemiology, department of health sciences research, and ...

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  7. Better Breathers Club offers community, resources for those with lung diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | Journal and Courier

    ... Club at Franciscan Healthy Living Center want to lighten the mood. The club is a program of the American Lung Association, which provided the guidelines and training for the local group's facilitators, Cindy Cunningham and Tonya Mitchell. "We saw ...

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  8. Sonoma eyes smoking ban on PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | The Press Democrat

    Prodded by a concerned citizen and a grade of F on an American Lung Association report card of its efforts to restrict secondhand smoke, Sonoma is considering banning smoking in its historic Plaza.

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  9. Health Beat: CPAP for asthmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2014 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    ... across the country are still recruiting patients for the clinical trial, which is sponsored by the American Lung Association .

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  10. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Experts Discuss Smoking Dangers for 'Kick Butts Day'Read the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | Newswise

    Experts from Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Available for Comment on Risk Factors and Quit Techniques Newswise - New Brunswick, N.J., March 14, 2014 - According to the American Lung Association, every day nearly 3,900 young people under the age of 18 smoke their first cigarette, and 1,000 of them go on to become regular smokers.

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  11. Kasich looks to smokers to pay for tax cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | WKSU-FM Kent

    ... regardless of what happens with income taxes. Shelly Kiser is the director of advocacy for the American Lung Association in Ohio. She says hiking the cigarette tax has both health and economic benefits. "Tobacco use is costing Ohio businesses their ...

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  12. Kudos to Rehoboth for smoking banRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | Cape Gazette

    ... make for a healthier and more enjoyable beach experience for residents and tourists alike, and the American Lung Association in Delaware is proud of the board's vote. Nearly 50,000 Americans die each year from lung cancer and heart disease, ...

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  13. Edward Francis HurleyRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | RecordNET

    ... lowers, the family requests that charitable contributions be made to Hospice of San Joaquin or the American Lung Association.

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  14. Do you have the eye of the tiger?Read the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | Cityview Online

    Pictured are some of last year's participants of Fight for Air Climb, which is slated for Sunday, March 16 at 8 a.m. to benefit the American Lung Association.

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  15. Roxane Labs continues Arlingate purchases with Ruscilli office dealRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... industrial cleaning supplies. Later in December, it paid $875,000 for 1950 Arlingate Lane from the American Lung Association . It also purchased a 4 acres of land at Arlingate and Gateway Boulevard from the Keeler Family LP. A spokeswoman for the ...

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  16. New group gives voice to disease of Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | News Times

    ... make Shatterproof a national public health resource, similar to the American Cancer Society or the American Lung Association. Those organizations have had a major impact on their respective causes by raising funds for research, educating people ...

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  17. DOC steps up TB testing after former inmates test positiveRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | The News Journal

    ... disease, usually infecting the lungs, but can attack almost any part of the body, according to the American Lung Association. The disease can spread from person to person through the air, such as by coughing, sneezing, or even talking. The Lung ...

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  18. Last minute changes may allow for more fossil-fueled energyRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... the Los Angeles basin with some of the dirtiest air in the country, with an "F" rating from the American Lung Association. Residents of affected communities have held a series of escalating protests and actions in recent months, demanding that the ...

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  19. Metro State drops hammer on smoking on campusRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... more than 400 colleges and universities are considered completely tobacco-free, according to the American Lung Association. Two of rap's top stars combined for a powerful, hit-filled two-hour show Wednesday night and Thursday morning during South By ...

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  20. New group gives voice to disease of Read the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    ... make Shatterproof a national public health resource, similar to the American Cancer Society or the American Lung Association. Those organizations have had a major impact on their respective causes by raising funds for research, educating people ...

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