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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Four Cleveland Women of Distinction announcedThe American Lung Association in Tennessee will honor four Cleveland, Tenn., re
Four Cleveland Women of Distinction announced
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted an hour ago
The American Lung Association in Tennessee will honor four Cleveland, Tenn., residents as Women of Distinction during a luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 8, at the Museum Center at Five Points, 200 Inman St. in Cleveland. The 2016 honorees are Tara W.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Burning question: Should Whitehall allow recreational fires?he'd resist placing restrictions on personal fire pits. Seman's criticisms of
Burning question: Should Whitehall allow recreational fires?
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
he'd resist placing restrictions on personal fire pits. Seman's criticisms of local air quality aren't without merit. The American Lung Association has given the Valley's air quality a flunking grade, but the critical assessment had more to do... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
amp Catch Your Breath educates kids with asthmamedications. "It is one of our bigger camps, and so far, it has been great," s
amp Catch Your Breath educates kids with asthma
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 2 days ago
medications. "It is one of our bigger camps, and so far, it has been great," said Shantal Fields, area director for the American Lung Association. "The children are having a wonderful time." This year, 75 children and junior counselors attended... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
El Paso one of the worst cities for air qualityThe American Lung Association ranks El Paso as one of the country's worst citie
El Paso one of the worst cities for air quality
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
The American Lung Association ranks El Paso as one of the country's worst cities for air quality. The State of the Air 2016 Report compared used air quality data from 2012 to 2014 to determine overall air quality. It ranked the El Paso-Las Cruces... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Smoke creates unhealthy conditions in Barstowtract irritation to more serious effects including reduced lung function, bronc
Smoke creates unhealthy conditions in Barstow
Desert Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
tract irritation to more serious effects including reduced lung function, bronchitis and exacerbation of asthma.”The American Lung Association advises people to take the following steps:• People with asthma and other respiratory problems... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Elizabeth Ann Hodelmade be made in Elizabeth's memory to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 224
Elizabeth Ann Hodel
The Leader-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
made be made in Elizabeth's memory to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or to the American Lung Association, 418 Broadway, first floor Albany, NY 12207. Arrangements have been entrusted to Walrath & Stewart... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
UCLA Report Examines Demographics Of Young Vapersamong teens of higher-income families, where English is the only language spoke
UCLA Report Examines Demographics Of Young Vapers
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
among teens of higher-income families, where English is the only language spoken in the home. Debra Kelley, with the American Lung Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties, says traditionally, lower-achieving teens from poorer families... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Tobacco-free campaign targets Coloma Park Districta couple of tee-ball nights, where they handed out surveys. The community tobac
Tobacco-free campaign targets Coloma Park District
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 days ago
a couple of tee-ball nights, where they handed out surveys. The community tobacco surveys are standard forms from the American Lung Association. The surveys gauge how people feel about smoking in various park environments –everything from... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
The Republican Party of Donald Trump vs. scienceFirst, he said that nine out of ten smokers don’t get lung cancer. That’s true,
The Republican Party of Donald Trump vs. science
ScienceBlogs / Posted 6 days ago
First, he said that nine out of ten smokers don’t get lung cancer. That’s true, but a stupid thing to say. According to the American Lung Association, citing scientific data, male smokers are 23 times more likely to get lung cancer than non-smokers,... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Evelyn E. Cormanand her family during her time there. In lieu of flowers, Evelyn's family sugg
Evelyn E. Corman
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
and her family during her time there. In lieu of flowers, Evelyn's family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Lung Association through lung.org/get-involved/ways-to-give/ or by calling 1-800-lungusa. Please visit... Read more
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The Alpena News
STEPHEN L. KEARLYKonyha of Indiana; several nieces and nephews; and many good friends. Funeral s
STEPHEN L. KEARLY
The Alpena News / Posted 7 days ago
Konyha of Indiana; several nieces and nephews; and many good friends. Funeral services were held Wednesday. Contributions in his memory may be made to either the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association or the American Cancer Socie... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine officials issue air quality alert for Fridayquality is bad, the wind must be coming from the right direction to blow ozone
Maine officials issue air quality alert for Friday
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
quality is bad, the wind must be coming from the right direction to blow ozone and its precursors to Maine, she said. The American Lung Association says that while the ozone layer found in the upper atmosphere shields the planet from much of the... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
The Republican Party of Donald Trump vs. scienceFirst, he said that nine out of ten smokers don’t get lung cancer. That’s true,
The Republican Party of Donald Trump vs. science
ScienceBlogs / Posted 7 days ago
First, he said that nine out of ten smokers don’t get lung cancer. That’s true, but a stupid thing to say. According to the American Lung Association, citing scientific data, male smokers are 23 times more likely to get lung cancer than non-smokers,... Read more
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The Morning Call
ArtsQuest announces recipients of Lifetime Achievement Awards for inaugural Linny Awardsfrom the Boy Scouts of America-Minsi Trails Council. He was the honorary chair
ArtsQuest announces recipients of Lifetime Achievement Awards for inaugural Linny Awards
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
from the Boy Scouts of America-Minsi Trails Council. He was the honorary chairman of fundraisers and campaigns for the American Lung Association, the Bethlehem Rotary Club, Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation... Read more
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The Express-Times
Business exec, artist recognized for lifetime achievementsPartnership and the Miracle League of the Lehigh Valley. He was the honorary c
Business exec, artist recognized for lifetime achievements
The Express-Times / Posted 8 days ago
Partnership and the Miracle League of the Lehigh Valley. He was the honorary chairman of fundraisers and campaigns for the American Lung Association, the Bethlehem Rotary Club, Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Chris Kelly - No voice is more urgent than mom'sdirectly tie her daughter’s sickness to growing up in the shadow of the landfil
Chris Kelly - No voice is more urgent than mom's
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
directly tie her daughter’s sickness to growing up in the shadow of the landfill, but Kevin Stewart, representing the American Lung Association, tied that blackened bow. He politely pointed out that DEP has been derelict in its regulatory duty... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
News - The Times-Tribunedirectly tie her daughter’s sickness to growing up in the shadow of the landfil
News - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
directly tie her daughter’s sickness to growing up in the shadow of the landfill, but Kevin Stewart, representing the American Lung Association, tied that blackened bow. He politely pointed out that DEP has been derelict in its regulatory duty... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Keystone Landfill fight turns politicalfrom members of the Center for Health, Environment & Justice and environmental
Keystone Landfill fight turns political
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
from members of the Center for Health, Environment & Justice and environmental justice concerns from Kevin Stewart of the American Lung Association in Pennsylvania. “The public and their health advocates don’t yet have a comprehensive,... Read more
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York Daily Record
York County's air quality: Better, but still an 'F'calls "code orange" air alert days. Halliwell is one of the 33,703 adults with
York County's air quality: Better, but still an 'F'
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
calls "code orange" air alert days. Halliwell is one of the 33,703 adults with asthma in York County, according to American Lung Association estimates. The York-Harrisburg-Lebanon area regularly makes the American Lung Association's list... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
UAMS Freedom from Smoking program begins this monthinformation on nicotine replacement therapies, healthy eating habits and stress
UAMS Freedom from Smoking program begins this month
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 9 days ago
information on nicotine replacement therapies, healthy eating habits and stress management. Since it was introduced by the American Lung Association (ALA) almost 30 years ago, the Freedom From Smoking program has helped more than a million... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Study: Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residentsrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Study: Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study “interesting and provocative.” But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
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CBS News
Could fracking worsen asthma?risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Could fracking worsen asthma?
CBS News / Posted 9 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Fracking might worsen asthma for children, adults living near wellsrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking might worsen asthma for children, adults living near wells
Dallas Morning News / Posted 9 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Garfield County disputes finding in American Lung Association reportGarfield County commissioners on Monday formally signed off on objections to an
Garfield County disputes finding in American Lung Association report
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 9 days ago
Garfield County commissioners on Monday formally signed off on objections to an American Lung Association report that ranked the Glenwood Springs-Edwards area as the 25th most ozone-polluted city in the country. Commissioners voiced support for a... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Study: Fracking may worsen asthmarisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Study: Fracking may worsen asthma
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study “interesting and provocative.” But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
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NBC News
Fracking May Worsen Asthma in People Living Nearbyrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking May Worsen Asthma in People Living Nearby
NBC News / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
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Philly.com
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study says
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study says
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study says
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
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TribLIVE
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study says
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study “interesting and provocative.” But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study sayslowest risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away.Dr. Norman H.
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study says
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
lowest risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away.Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study says
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
59 related stories
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Island Packet
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study says
Island Packet / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
59 related stories
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The Globe and Mail
Study says fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residentsrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Study says fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study “interesting and provocative.” But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
59 related stories
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study says
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study says
Hawaii News Now / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
59 related stories
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KTNV Las Vegas
Fracking linked to worsening asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking linked to worsening asthma for nearby residents, study says
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
59 related stories
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NBC26 Green Bay
Fracking linked to worsening asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking linked to worsening asthma for nearby residents, study says
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
59 related stories
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KIVI Boise
Fracking linked to worsening asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking linked to worsening asthma for nearby residents, study says
KIVI Boise / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
59 related stories
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study says
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
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Boston Herald
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study says
Boston Herald / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
59 related stories
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KGTV San Diego
Fracking linked to worsening asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking linked to worsening asthma for nearby residents, study says
KGTV San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study saysrisk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edel
Fracking may worsen asthma for nearby residents, study says
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
risk was for people living a median of about 40 miles away. Dr. Norman H. Edelman, senior scientific adviser for the American Lung Association, called the study "interesting and provocative." But he said it only shows an association between... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
List of 153 Area Service Groups for Monday, July 18, 2016and membership contact, call 386-672-7678. 10. American Legion Riders Post 270
List of 153 Area Service Groups for Monday, July 18, 2016
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
and membership contact, call 386-672-7678. 10. American Legion Riders Post 270 (Port Orange): 386-788-6800. 11. American Lung Association: Smoke cessation, asthma information and more. lungusa.org; 386-255-6447; 800-586-4872. 12.... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Roseville Ranked Among Safest Cities in U.S.Congestion Many agree that the biggest visible challenges facing the region ar
Roseville Ranked Among Safest Cities in U.S.
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 13 days ago
Congestion Many agree that the biggest visible challenges facing the region are pollution and traffic congestion. The American Lung Association regularly gives South Placer a grade of "F" in Quality of Air Reports. It ranks among the worst in... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Ronald Hillcontributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 122 S. High St., Morg
Ronald Hill
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 122 S. High St., Morgantown, WV 26501 or to the American Lung Association, PO Box 3980, Charleston, WV 25339. Share tributes and memories with Ron's family at... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
TO YOUR HEALTH: Better Breathers Club helps balance life and COPDThe Bayhealth Better Breathers Club is made possible through the Delaware Divis
TO YOUR HEALTH: Better Breathers Club helps balance life and COPD
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 16 days ago
The Bayhealth Better Breathers Club is made possible through the Delaware Division of Public Health’s Tobacco Prevention Community Contract. Funding is provided by the Delaware Health Fund and managed by the American Lung Association of D... Read more
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Dover Post
TO YOUR HEALTH: Better Breathers Club helps balance life and COPDThe Bayhealth Better Breathers Club is made possible through the Delaware Divis
TO YOUR HEALTH: Better Breathers Club helps balance life and COPD
Dover Post / Posted 16 days ago
The Bayhealth Better Breathers Club is made possible through the Delaware Division of Public Health’s Tobacco Prevention Community Contract. Funding is provided by the Delaware Health Fund and managed by the American Lung Association of D... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Tobacco tax increase deserves a big yessupports Proposition 56, including the California Medical Association, American
Tobacco tax increase deserves a big yes
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 16 days ago
supports Proposition 56, including the California Medical Association, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, American Lung Association and California Dental Association. The need is urgent: E-cigarettes have increased teen smoking at... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Naples on ‘Great Places to Retire for Your Good Health’ liston residents' views about health, financial security, community and sense of pu
Naples on ‘Great Places to Retire for Your Good Health’ list
Naples Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
on residents' views about health, financial security, community and sense of purpose. Naples earned a top grade from the American Lung Association for air quality. The Kiplinger article recounts how Naples was a small fishing village when Bill... Read more
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