Monday Dec 9
Many Lung Cancer Tumors May Prove Harmless, Study Finds
MONDAY Dec. 9, 2013, 2013 -- Smokers who have a CT scan to check for lung cancer stand a nearly one-in-five chance that doctors will find and potentially treat a tumor that would not have caused illness or death, researchers report.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Urban Archeologist: Endangered Christmas Seals?
I bought a box of old paper last year and just got around to clearing out the last of the items.
Groups raising radon awareness
West Salem parents anxiously awaiting the release of a report on a possible environmental cause for a string of childhood cancer cases there wonder -- was radon responsible? A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency preliminary study, tentatively scheduled for release this week, will examine that theory, as well as looking at a long list of possible ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Last Chance to Save Some Money If You're Planning to Tackle the Tower
Early bird registration for the 2014 Fight for Air Tower Climb at the Oakbrook Terrace Tower ends this Sunday, Dec. 8. More than 1,000 people will climb the 31 floors and 680 steps to the top of the tallest building in the suburbs on Feb. 9 as part of the American Lung Association in Greater Chicago 's 2014 Fight for Air Climb .
Letter: concerns about link between pollution and cancer
I have four daughters, all young adults now. But I still worry about their health and well-being as much as I did when they were living at home with me.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Broward commissioners say 'no smoking' in county parks
Broward County commissioners decided Tuesday to ban smoking in all county parks.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Press & Sun-Bulletin
Letter: Cuomo right to block fracking in N.Y.
Rather than look at the facts, this pro-drilling group is simply regurgitating rhetoric.
Online lung cancer screening tool
By Mary Kuhlman Lung cancer is the number-one killer form of cancer in Indiana and the nation, and the American Lung Association has now made available a new online screening tool to help people determine if they should get a low-dose scan for the disease.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Cross-country charity bike ride goes private for 2014
The two have been ride directors for Big Ride Across America for the past three years, as well as operating tours on the Natchez Trace and the Blue Ridge and Skyline Drive parkways.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Great Falls Tribune
Carbon pollution rules protect our health
As parents, Montanans and health professionals we want our state to have a healthy future.
Big News Network.com
American Lung Association offers Christmas Seals
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Steven Greenhut Explains Why Cigarette Sin-Tax Hike Could Boost Black Markets
Anti-smoking activists have submitted to the attorney general a proposed ballot measure to boost taxes on a pack of cigarettes by $2, and use the revenues to fund research into the treatment of tobacco-related diseases.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
The last cigarette: Nine ex-smokers who quit the habit for good
Her final cigarette was one she saw coming, and Linda Parker was ready to take the dive.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Guidance Center of Westchester Promotes Great American Smoke Out
The Guidance Center of Westchester is partnering with the American Lung Association, the American Cancer Society, and POW'R Against Tobacco for the Great American Smoke Out.
Time to stop smoking
The Brown County Board talked about banning e-cigarettes this week but decided to wait until someone actually determines whether they are a health risk to smokers and to others.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Community Challenge | Program can help you quit smoking, become a winner
We beg to differ. When it comes to smoking, quitting is always a winning move. That's why the American Lung Association in Kentucky and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield are partnering on "Quitter in You," a program to support smokers in Louisville in their efforts to quit smoking.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Your News Now
Fight for Air Climb
Dozens of people and local firefighters took to the stairwell of the Bausch and Lob building Saturday racing up 20 stories to the top.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
WNYC-AM New York
'Making The Wheels Go Round': The New York Tuberculosis and...
Think back to last December. Or other Decembers. Maybe you received a holiday card sealed with a Christmas Seal from the American Lung Association.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
American Lung Association of the Northeast Highlights Lung Cancer Research this November
The American Lung Association's Nationwide Research Program funds cutting-edge research with the goal of uncovering effective prevention and treatment strategies as well as cures for lung disease.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Merced's air pollution in a tie for worst in U.S.
Merced tied with Bakersfield for first place on Time magazine's list of the 10 most polluted cities in America.