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Sunday Jul 27 | Martinsburg Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Jefferson County, WV

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WIBX-AM Whitesboro

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.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), New York

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

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.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Weather, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Journal

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 .

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Related Topix: New Ulm, MN, Charitable Organizations, Family, Kids

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Times-Tribune

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.

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Related Topix: Scranton, PA, Penn State Worthington Scranton, Charitable Organizations

Wed Jul 09, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Mexico, MO, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Charitable Organizations

Mon Jul 07, 2014

HON

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.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations

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