Sunday Jul 27
Smoking: Why is it so hard to quit?
Cigarette smoking has been proven to negatively impact the health of a smoker and those around them, but many smokers don't quit.
American Lung Association Calls For Better Insurance Coverage To Help Smokers Quit
A report released by the American Lung Association says thousands of lives and billions of state and federal dollars could be saved by making sure that the Affordable Care Act helps smokers put an end to their nicotine addiction.
American Lung Association: Forest fires and respiratory health fact sheet
KHQ.COM - Wildfires are an ongoing concern, particularly in the Southwest and Midwestern U.S., where there is dry, hot weather.
Big Ride cyclists stop in New Ulm
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 .
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.