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WCAX-TV Vermont
Wood stove replacement fund still availableCONCORD, N.H. (AP) - It may feel like summer, but the American Lung Association
Wood stove replacement fund still available
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 35 minutes ago
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - It may feel like summer, but the American Lung Association is urging residents of Cheshire County to think about turning on the heat. The association still has $30,000 left in funding for its Cheshire County Wood Stove Changeout... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Why do you advocate smoking pot?FDA approval processes. These pill-based marijuana drugs have none of the horri
Why do you advocate smoking pot?
The St. Augustine Record / Posted yesterday
FDA approval processes. These pill-based marijuana drugs have none of the horrible side effects of smoking marijuana (see American Lung Association). Why doesn’t The Record contrast and compare the benefits and drawbacks of smoking marijuana... Read more
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Daily Record
Vape life: Are flavored e-cigs for kids or smokers trying to quit?FDA acts aggressively and broadly to protect all Americans from all tobacco pro
Vape life: Are flavored e-cigs for kids or smokers trying to quit?
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
FDA acts aggressively and broadly to protect all Americans from all tobacco products," said Harold Wimmer, president of the American Lung Association. "We will come out with a vengeance," said Ray Story, CEO of the Tobacco Vapor Electronic... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Champ Camp provides respiratory repreive to youngsters with asthmaparticipate in life. This will be Champ Camp's 36th summer of serving campers
Champ Camp provides respiratory repreive to youngsters with asthma
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
participate in life. This will be Champ Camp's 36th summer of serving campers with asthma. The camp, a program of the American Lung Association in Colorado, serves 80 to 100 campers each summer. Spots are still available for this year's camp... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Lyft offering free rides for Memorial DayDay is the unofficial kick-off to summer and many people will host parties wher
Lyft offering free rides for Memorial Day
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 3 days ago
Day is the unofficial kick-off to summer and many people will host parties where alcohol is available. Lyft and the American Lung Association want to make sure everyone gets home safely. Lyft is offering $50 in free ride credits to every... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Dozens in Springfield protest against biomass planthealth effects. William Gibson of Springfield told 22News, “We already get an
Dozens in Springfield protest against biomass plant
WWLP Springfield / Posted 4 days ago
health effects. William Gibson of Springfield told 22News, “We already get an “F” grade on our air quality from the American Lung Association, and we’ve gotten that grade for many years now. What we want is clean air, not dirtier air.” Last... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Sterling E-Cig celebrates new location— some products are available without the nicotine — compared to the approximat
Sterling E-Cig celebrates new location
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
— some products are available without the nicotine — compared to the approximately 600 in cigarettes, according to the American Lung Association. The vapor produced by the e-cigarettes has fewer toxins than a person's breath, Ficco... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAare associated with lung cancer, emphysema, asthma, heart disease, and other ma
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 4 days ago
are associated with lung cancer, emphysema, asthma, heart disease, and other maladies. The World Health Organization, American Lung Association, the American Heart Association, and many other sources have written about this causation for... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Judy Ann Shuler2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. The family will provide the flowers
Judy Ann Shuler
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home. The family will provide the flowers and suggest memorial contributions to the American Lung Association, 1857 E. Third Street, Williamsport, PA 17701. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Charters don’t appear on DeLeo’s radar for final two monthsspeaker has spoken with the American Cancer Society, Dana-Farber Cancer Institu
Charters don’t appear on DeLeo’s radar for final two months
WWLP Springfield / Posted 5 days ago
speaker has spoken with the American Cancer Society, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the American Heart Association and the American Lung Association. “I have to say I think they made a fairly compelling case,” DeLeo said. Proponents of the... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
New Rutgers research aims at exploring gender differences in lung cancerhave more than doubled among females in the past 38 years, while having fallen
New Rutgers research aims at exploring gender differences in lung cancer
News-Medical-Net / Posted 5 days ago
have more than doubled among females in the past 38 years, while having fallen 29 percent among males, according to the American Lung Association. Aiming to better understand gender differences in this disease, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
CHI Memorial Offers Free Smoking Cessation Programthan 480,000 deaths in the United States each year. Smoking is the leading caus
CHI Memorial Offers Free Smoking Cessation Program
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
than 480,000 deaths in the United States each year. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death, according to the American Lung Association. CHI Memorial’s Rees Skillern Cancer Institute offers an eight-week Freedom From Smoking program... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Smog alert issued today for sensitive groupslast year tightened the national standard for ozone from 75 parts per billion t
Smog alert issued today for sensitive groups
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
last year tightened the national standard for ozone from 75 parts per billion to 70, lowering the warning threshold. The American Lung Association applauded the change, though it wanted the threshold lowered to 60 parts per billion. On April 20,... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Tributes for May 25Frances; his parents and one sister. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made
Tributes for May 25
Greeley Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Frances; his parents and one sister. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels of Greeley, Weld County, American Lung Association or Purple Heart Foundation. Special thanks to the staff at North Colorado Medical Center and the... Read more
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The Express-Times
What you can do: Air quality alert issued for Lehigh ValleyValley/Berks Area. Ozone (O3) is another term fo smog, a gas molecule composed
What you can do: Air quality alert issued for Lehigh Valley
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
Valley/Berks Area. Ozone (O3) is another term fo smog, a gas molecule composed of three oxygen atoms, according to the American Lung Association; it's harmful to breathe and can aggressively attack lung tissue by reacting chemically with it.... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Last-minute push for e-cig indoor ban in New YorkGov. Andrew Cuomo, who proposed a similar measure last year. Among the groups
Last-minute push for e-cig indoor ban in New York
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who proposed a similar measure last year. Among the groups who signed on to support the measure are the American Lung Association, the American Heart Association and the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. The Altria... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Last-minute push for e-cig indoor ban billGov. Andrew Cuomo, who proposed a similar measure last year. Among the groups
Last-minute push for e-cig indoor ban bill
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 days ago
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who proposed a similar measure last year. Among the groups who signed on to support the measure are the American Lung Association, the American Heart Association and the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo. The Altria... Read more
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FOX News
US e-cigarette use stalls as health concerns grow: Reuters/Ipsos pollwhich are now covered by insurance. "We think there are certainly more and bet
US e-cigarette use stalls as health concerns grow: Reuters/Ipsos poll
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
which are now covered by insurance. "We think there are certainly more and better ways to help smokers to quit," said Erika Sward of the American Lung Association. "When you're going to e-cigarettes, you're not quitting, you're switching," she s... Read more
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dna
US e-cigarette use stalls amid growing health concernswhich are now covered by insurance. "We think there are certainly more and bet
US e-cigarette use stalls amid growing health concerns
dna / Posted 6 days ago
which are now covered by insurance. "We think there are certainly more and better ways to help smokers to quit," said Erika Sward of the American Lung Association. "When you're going to e-cigarettes, you're not quitting, you're switching," she s... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US e-cigarette use stalls as health concerns grow: Reuters/Ipsos pollcovered by insurance. "We think there are certainly more and better ways to he
US e-cigarette use stalls as health concerns grow: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
covered by insurance. "We think there are certainly more and better ways to help smokers to quit," said Erika Sward of the American Lung Association. "When you're going to e-cigarettes, you're not quitting, you're switching," she said. (Reporting... Read more
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The Star
U.S. e-cigarette use stalls as health concerns grownow covered by insurance. "We think there are certainly more and better ways t
U.S. e-cigarette use stalls as health concerns grow
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
now covered by insurance. "We think there are certainly more and better ways to help smokers to quit," said Erika Sward of the American Lung Association. "When you're going to e-cigarettes, you're not quitting, you're switching," she said. - Reu... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. e-cigarette use stalls as health concerns grow: Reuters/Ipsos pollcovered by insurance. "We think there are certainly more and better ways to he
U.S. e-cigarette use stalls as health concerns grow: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
covered by insurance. "We think there are certainly more and better ways to help smokers to quit," said Erika Sward of the American Lung Association. "When you're going to e-cigarettes, you're not quitting, you're switching," she said. (Reporting... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Dolores Jean Calefamily at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood on Wednesday, May 25, 6-8 p.m. In l
Dolores Jean Cale
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
family at Roush Funeral Home in Ravenswood on Wednesday, May 25, 6-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association of West Virginia, PO Box 3980, Charleston, WV 25339-3980. Envelopes will be provided by Roush... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
William SchuppPost 50 will accord military honors at graveside. Memorials can be made to the
William Schupp
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
Post 50 will accord military honors at graveside. Memorials can be made to the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association in his memory. The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain to honor Bill's... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio EPA asks feds to waive ozone requirementsgood news is that our air is getting cleaner, so that’s good,” said Shelly Kise
Ohio EPA asks feds to waive ozone requirements
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
good news is that our air is getting cleaner, so that’s good,” said Shelly Kiser, advocacy director for the American Lung Association in Ohio. “The old standard wasn’t protective enough of public health, so at the old standard,... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Zapien: Build Manteca centera result of his policy work to champion sustainable, healthier communities, Zap
Zapien: Build Manteca center
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
a result of his policy work to champion sustainable, healthier communities, Zapien was named a Healthy Growth Leader by the American Lung Association —one of a handful of recipients in the Central Valley and the only person in San Joaquin County to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Air Quality Collaborative gathers steam in Pittsburgh regionlevels of soot and smog put people at risk for lung cancer, asthma attacks and
Air Quality Collaborative gathers steam in Pittsburgh region
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
levels of soot and smog put people at risk for lung cancer, asthma attacks and other serious ailments, with the American Lung Association ranking greater Pittsburgh as among the unhealthiest in the country. Others point to significant... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois Senate approves raising age to buy cigarettes to 21one silver bullet that helps people quit smoking, that helps reduce smoking rat
Illinois Senate approves raising age to buy cigarettes to 21
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
one silver bullet that helps people quit smoking, that helps reduce smoking rates," said Kathy Drea, vice president of the American Lung Association in Illinois. "All these things are working toward the same goal and that is to reduce the death and... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Paul A. Tervowill take place at Cadillac Memorial Gardens East Cemetery. Donations can be s
Paul A. Tervo
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
will take place at Cadillac Memorial Gardens East Cemetery. Donations can be sent to Christ Lutheran Church, American Lung Association or Alzheimer's Association in memory of Paul Tervo. Please share a memory at... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Thursday forecast: Partly sunny before rain arrives on Friday and SaturdayMICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL The Knoxville skyline and the mountains are seen
Thursday forecast: Partly sunny before rain arrives on Friday and Saturday
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL The Knoxville skyline and the mountains are seen on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, as the American Lung Association released a report giving Knox County's ozone levels an F grade in air qualify. We will see partly sunny skies... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Tower power: Jacksonville runner one of the world's best at running up stairsover the world. There are races this year in Taipei, Melbourne, Singapore, Tel
Tower power: Jacksonville runner one of the world's best at running up stairs
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 days ago
over the world. There are races this year in Taipei, Melbourne, Singapore, Tel Aviv and Ho Chi Minh City. In the U.S., the American Lung Association sponsors 55 races, including one each year in Jacksonville (Fight for Air Climb) at the Bank of... Read more
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KXXV Waco
New FDA regulations smoke out local vape shop ownerspublic health miracle we've been looking for the last 30 years." However, not
New FDA regulations smoke out local vape shop owners
KXXV Waco / Posted 12 days ago
public health miracle we've been looking for the last 30 years." However, not everyone dislikes the new regulations. The American Lung Association supports the changes, claiming uncertainty about the safety of e-cigarettes. The ALA said "it is... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
New FDA regulations smoke out local vape shop ownerspublic health miracle we've been looking for the last 30 years." However, not
New FDA regulations smoke out local vape shop owners
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 days ago
public health miracle we've been looking for the last 30 years." However, not everyone dislikes the new regulations. The American Lung Association supports the changes, claiming uncertainty about the safety of e-cigarettes. The ALA said "it is... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
New FDA regulations smoke out local vape shop ownerspublic health miracle we've been looking for the last 30 years." However, not
New FDA regulations smoke out local vape shop owners
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 12 days ago
public health miracle we've been looking for the last 30 years." However, not everyone dislikes the new regulations. The American Lung Association supports the changes, claiming uncertainty about the safety of e-cigarettes. The ALA said "it is... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
New FDA regulations smoke out local vape shop ownerspublic health miracle we've been looking for the last 30 years." However, not
New FDA regulations smoke out local vape shop owners
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 12 days ago
public health miracle we've been looking for the last 30 years." However, not everyone dislikes the new regulations. The American Lung Association supports the changes, claiming uncertainty about the safety of e-cigarettes. The ALA said "it is... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
New FDA regulations smoke out local vape shop ownerspublic health miracle we've been looking for the last 30 years." However, not
New FDA regulations smoke out local vape shop owners
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 12 days ago
public health miracle we've been looking for the last 30 years." However, not everyone dislikes the new regulations. The American Lung Association supports the changes, claiming uncertainty about the safety of e-cigarettes. The ALA said "it is... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Francis J. Lang — 1940with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 17, at Bryant
Francis J. Lang — 1940
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, May 17, at Bryant Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to the American Lung Association, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at... Read more
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WestportNow
Stanley Roth, 85and loved him are sad, but Heaven is a little brighter with its newest resident
Stanley Roth, 85
WestportNow / Posted 12 days ago
and loved him are sad, but Heaven is a little brighter with its newest resident. Services were held at Abraham L. Green & Son Funeral Home in Fairfield. Donations can be made to Autism Speaks or American Lung Association. Posted 05/17/16 at 04:28... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
New food bank president wants to expand 'snack pack' program for hungry childrenApril 2016, Crumbliss was recognized as a 2016 Women of Distinction Honoree in
New food bank president wants to expand 'snack pack' program for hungry children
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
April 2016, Crumbliss was recognized as a 2016 Women of Distinction Honoree in Chattanooga, an honor granted by the American Lung Association here. Contact staff writer Tim Omarzu at tomarzu@timesfreepress.com or www.face... Read more
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TribLIVE
UPMC clinical trial offers hope to emphysema suffererstissue and loss of elasticity in airways and air sacs. More than 11 million Am
UPMC clinical trial offers hope to emphysema sufferers
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
tissue and loss of elasticity in airways and air sacs. More than 11 million Americans have the disease, according to the American Lung Association, and as many has 24 million people might unknowingly have it. Now that the study is over, the Food... Read more
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The Auto Channel
SDG&E Injects $7.5M In Education Push To Inspire Drivers To Switch To Electric Drivecosts for all ratepayers." Among the participants to step forward and pledge t
SDG&E Injects $7.5M In Education Push To Inspire Drivers To Switch To Electric Drive
The Auto Channel / Posted 14 days ago
costs for all ratepayers." Among the participants to step forward and pledge to promote EV growth and charging included: American Lung Association, Bayview Baptist Church, Circulate San Diego, City of Chula Vista, City of National City, City of... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Bid to raise California tobacco tax submits signaturescost in California, which prohibits local cigarette taxes, is about $5.50, said
Bid to raise California tobacco tax submits signatures
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 days ago
cost in California, which prohibits local cigarette taxes, is about $5.50, said Debra Kelley, advocacy director of the American Lung Association. The $2-a-pack increase would raise that to about $7.50 if cigarette makers pass along the full... Read more
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Orange County Register
Signatures submitted for ballot measure to raise state tobacco taxcost in California, which prohibits local cigarette taxes, is about $5.50, said
Signatures submitted for ballot measure to raise state tobacco tax
Orange County Register / Posted 14 days ago
cost in California, which prohibits local cigarette taxes, is about $5.50, said Debra Kelley, advocacy director of the American Lung Association. The $2-a-pack increase would raise that to about $7.50 if cigarette makers pass along the full... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Bid to raise California tobacco tax submits signaturescost in California, which prohibits local cigarette taxes, is about $5.50, said
Bid to raise California tobacco tax submits signatures
Hawaii News Now / Posted 14 days ago
cost in California, which prohibits local cigarette taxes, is about $5.50, said Debra Kelley, advocacy director of the American Lung Association. The $2-a-pack increase would raise that to about $7.50 if cigarette makers pass along the full... Read more
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The Source Weekly
Tobacco 21 Legislation Signed into Lawthe deadly impacts of tobacco.” This bill is supported by the Save Lives Calif
Tobacco 21 Legislation Signed into Law
The Source Weekly / Posted 14 days ago
the deadly impacts of tobacco.” This bill is supported by the Save Lives California Coalition, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, American Cancer Society, the California Medical Association, the California Dental Association,... Read more
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Providence Business News
CVS launches campaign to raise funds for lung cancer researchWOONSOCKET – Jutta Becker is living with stage 4 lung cancer, and she is one of
CVS launches campaign to raise funds for lung cancer research
Providence Business News / Posted 14 days ago
WOONSOCKET – Jutta Becker is living with stage 4 lung cancer, and she is one of the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE heroes, helping to raise awareness about the disease. Two years ago, the 61-year-old North Smithfield resident was given six... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
What Marijuana Actually Does To Your Brain And Bodypurposes. Of the many ways to use marijuana, smoking seems to have the most har
What Marijuana Actually Does To Your Brain And Body
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 14 days ago
purposes. Of the many ways to use marijuana, smoking seems to have the most harmful side effects. According to the American Lung Association: Smoke is harmful to lung health. Whether from burning wood, tobacco or marijuana, toxins and... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
New E-Cig regulations could smoke out small businesses in Des Moinesfeels sorry for these small vape shops; many groups have been calling on the FD
New E-Cig regulations could smoke out small businesses in Des Moines
KWWL Iowa / Posted 15 days ago
feels sorry for these small vape shops; many groups have been calling on the FDA to regulate e-cigarettes for years. The American Lung Association points out not enough research has been done to prove e-cigarettes aren't harmful, and not... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
TO DO LIST: Comedian Irrera in Delray, trainer Ogden in West Palm“Smokin’ Hot,” a fun-filled morning of fitness, yoga and tackling the JOTC obst
TO DO LIST: Comedian Irrera in Delray, trainer Ogden in West Palm
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 16 days ago
“Smokin’ Hot,” a fun-filled morning of fitness, yoga and tackling the JOTC obstacle course on the Great Lawn. Benefits the American Lung Association. The event will run 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. 100 Clematis St., West Palm Beach. Free. Info:... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
New E-Cig Regulations Could Smoke Out Some Small Businesses in Des Moinesfeels sorry for these small vape shops; many groups have been calling on the FD
New E-Cig Regulations Could Smoke Out Some Small Businesses in Des Moines
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 16 days ago
feels sorry for these small vape shops; many groups have been calling on the FDA to regulate e-cigarettes for years. The American Lung Association points out not enough research has been done to prove e-cigarettes aren’t harmful, and not... Read more
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