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KERA North Texas
Would California's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike Reduce Smoking?56 in November, the tax would go up to $2.87 a pack. Backers of the measure, in
Would California's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike Reduce Smoking?
KERA North Texas / Posted 18 hours ago
56 in November, the tax would go up to $2.87 a pack. Backers of the measure, including the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association, hope to hit people hard enough in the wallet that they quit smoking, or never start. Studies... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Would California's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike Reduce Smoking?56 in November, the tax would go up to $2.87 a pack. Backers of the measure, in
Would California's Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike Reduce Smoking?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 hours ago
56 in November, the tax would go up to $2.87 a pack. Backers of the measure, including the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association, hope to hit people hard enough in the wallet that they quit smoking, or never start. Studies... Read more
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Roll Call
'SNL' Reunion for Cleaning Product Transparencyher mother died of breast cancer at 31 years old, which also affects her devoti
'SNL' Reunion for Cleaning Product Transparency
Roll Call / Posted 21 hours ago
her mother died of breast cancer at 31 years old, which also affects her devotion to cleaning up toxic products. Also present at the panel were representatives from Breast Cancer Fund, Women’s Voices for the Earth and the American Lung Associa... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Nominations Being Sought For Chattanooga's 2017 Women Of Distinction AwardsThe American Lung Association in Tennessee is asking the community to nominate
Nominations Being Sought For Chattanooga's 2017 Women Of Distinction Awards
The Chattanoogan / Posted yesterday
The American Lung Association in Tennessee is asking the community to nominate outstanding women in the area for the 2017 Women of Distinction award. The 32nd Annual Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, from... Read more
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The Hill
Record heat, floods and fires demand actionnow and in the future, is why we continue to fight for full implementation of t
Record heat, floods and fires demand action
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
now and in the future, is why we continue to fight for full implementation of the Clean Power Plan. In my work at the American Lung Association, I’ve met so many people with personal stories about how air pollution has impacted their lives.... Read more
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FOX News
Nebraska Town Considers Banning Smoking In Apartmentsseem an odd choice for the proposal. "It would be surprising, if it had come u
Nebraska Town Considers Banning Smoking In Apartments
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
seem an odd choice for the proposal. "It would be surprising, if it had come up in isolation," said Pat McKone of the American Lung Association, an anti-smoking group. "But there was a fire. We all understand — no matter what our political... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Dance To Help End Lung Cancer Set For Nov. 19is black-tie-optional with a touch of turquoise- for the “Turquoise Tango" them
Dance To Help End Lung Cancer Set For Nov. 19
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
is black-tie-optional with a touch of turquoise- for the “Turquoise Tango" theme. All proceeds will benefit the American Lung Association in Tennessee's life-saving pulmonary disease research and educational programs. BlueCross... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Free Smoking Cessation Courses Begin In OctoberDisease Control and Prevention. It also reports one in four adults still use to
Free Smoking Cessation Courses Begin In October
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
Disease Control and Prevention. It also reports one in four adults still use tobacco products, at least occasionally. The American Lung Association lists smoking as the leading cause of preventable death. CHI Memorial’s Rees Skillern Cancer... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Flavorings boost toxicity of e-cigarettes in lab studyand menthol flavors proved particularly harmful to respiratory cells, the resea
Flavorings boost toxicity of e-cigarettes in lab study
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
and menthol flavors proved particularly harmful to respiratory cells, the researchers reported. Dr. Norman Edelman, the American Lung Association's senior scientific advisor, said the study findings are concerning. "That's a big issue, because... Read more
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express
Smoking leaves 'footprint' on your health for at least THREE DECADES after quittingthe development of smoking related diseases. Smoking has an enormous, widespre
Smoking leaves 'footprint' on your health for at least THREE DECADES after quitting
express / Posted 5 days ago
the development of smoking related diseases. Smoking has an enormous, widespread impact on your genes Dr Norman Edelman, American Lung Association “Equally important is our finding even after someone stops smoking, we still see the effects of... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Americian Lung Association Breathe Easy BreakfastThe Breathe Easy Breakfast brings together friends and supporters of the Americ
Americian Lung Association Breathe Easy Breakfast
Boise Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
The Breathe Easy Breakfast brings together friends and supporters of the American Lung Association for an inspirational and educational morning. The event highlights life-saving ALA programs and clean air advocacy work and honors a local leader who... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Clare W. EricksonLakeview Cemetery. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday. I
Clare W. Erickson
The Post-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Lakeview Cemetery. Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to American Lung Association, Donation Processing Center, P.O. Box 7000, Albert Lea, MN 56007-8001 or Chautauqua Hospice and... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
The Health Reporter Is In: Sept. 21, 2016the warm weather respiratory irritant ozone. The county received a grade of “D
The Health Reporter Is In: Sept. 21, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
the warm weather respiratory irritant ozone. The county received a grade of “D” for its number of high ozone days in the American Lung Association’s 2016 “State of the Air” report released this past spring. That report looked at the two dominant... Read more
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CBS News
Smoking can cause permanent damage to DNASept. 20 in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. Dr. Norman Edelm
Smoking can cause permanent damage to DNA
CBS News / Posted 7 days ago
Sept. 20 in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. Dr. Norman Edelman is senior scientific advisor for the American Lung Association. He said the new research “raises some tantalizing issues” despite not being able to establish a... Read more
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Newsmax
Smoking Leaves Lasting Marks on DNASept. 20 in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. Dr. Norman Edelm
Smoking Leaves Lasting Marks on DNA
Newsmax / Posted 7 days ago
Sept. 20 in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. Dr. Norman Edelman is senior scientific advisor for the American Lung Association. He said the new research "raises some tantalizing issues" despite not being able to establish a... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
List of 154 Area Service Groups for Monday, Sept. 19, 2016and membership contact, call 386-672-7678. 10. American Legion Riders Post 270
List of 154 Area Service Groups for Monday, Sept. 19, 2016
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 9 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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Wise County Messenger
Loretta Mae KellerKeller and Stephen Starnes and wife, Alisha; granddaughters Jennie Marie Starne
Loretta Mae Keller
Wise County Messenger / Posted 10 days ago
Keller and Stephen Starnes and wife, Alisha; granddaughters Jennie Marie Starnes, Mindy Keller and Amber Beckham Stauffer; 12 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Assoc... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Harold ‘Dean’ RedingerCatholic Cemetery. Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevu
Harold ‘Dean’ Redinger
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Catholic Cemetery. Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue, is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society, The American Lung Association or Immaculate Conception Church for memorial Ma... Read more
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The Mercury News
Tobacco tax faces uphill battle as powerful industry lobbies to defeat it56 supporters, who include the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, A
Tobacco tax faces uphill battle as powerful industry lobbies to defeat it
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
56 supporters, who include the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association and San Francisco hedge fund billionaire Tom Steyer, say cancer and other tobacco-related diseases... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
E-cigs may help people quit smokingas more people used e-cigarettes. According to the world health organization,
E-cigs may help people quit smoking
WWLP Springfield / Posted 12 days ago
as more people used e-cigarettes. According to the world health organization, tobacco kills up to half of its users. The American Lung Association says 480-thousand people in the U.S. die from tobacco related causes each year, making it the... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
New Study on E-Cigarettesas more people used e-cigarettes. According to the World Health Organization, t
New Study on E-Cigarettes
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 12 days ago
as more people used e-cigarettes. According to the World Health Organization, tobacco kills up to half of its users. The American Lung Association says 480,000 people in the U.S. die from tobacco related causes each year, making it the number one... Read more
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The Mercury News
California Coastal Cleanup set for Saturday as governor considers smoking ban on state beachesmeasure. The bill — opposed by the Cigar Association of America and supported b
California Coastal Cleanup set for Saturday as governor considers smoking ban on state beaches
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
measure. The bill — opposed by the Cigar Association of America and supported by the Sierra Club, American Cancer Society, American Lung Association and California State Firefighters Association — requires the state Department of Parks and... Read more
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NBC News
Black doctors call on Obama to ban menthol in all tobacco productsResearch Program at the University of California-Berkeley. Government and medi
Black doctors call on Obama to ban menthol in all tobacco products
NBC News / Posted 13 days ago
Research Program at the University of California-Berkeley. Government and medical data back him up. According to the American Lung Association, smoking-related illnesses are the single biggest preventable cause of death among... Read more
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11 News Houston
Houston's ozone level improves, but still poor- would you believe, cleaner air? If you live in the greater Houston area, the
Houston's ozone level improves, but still poor
11 News Houston / Posted 13 days ago
- would you believe, cleaner air? If you live in the greater Houston area, the air you breathe may be dangerous. The American Lung Association reported Houston has the 15th highest ozone levels in the country. But it’s not all bad news, the... Read more
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11 News Houston
Weather Blog: What Does 'Ozone' Mean For You?that are most at risk. In fact I've been impacted myself, which is why I'm glad
Weather Blog: What Does 'Ozone' Mean For You?
11 News Houston / Posted 13 days ago
that are most at risk. In fact I've been impacted myself, which is why I'm glad to hear that in the latest report from the American Lung Association, ozone levels in Houston have been improving. Houston weather conditions play a big role in how... Read more
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CNBC
Clinton campaign manager: Trump's medical releases a 'joke'recover from pneumonia in one to three weeks, but for elderly or debilitated pa
Clinton campaign manager: Trump's medical releases a 'joke'
CNBC / Posted 14 days ago
recover from pneumonia in one to three weeks, but for elderly or debilitated patients it may take longer, according to the American Lung Association. The 68-year-old Democratic presidential nominee canceled West Coast events earlier this week... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Workplace wellness programs are a total shammeet wellness standards. A group of health advocacy organizations, including th
Workplace wellness programs are a total sham
Dallas Morning News / Posted 14 days ago
meet wellness standards. A group of health advocacy organizations, including the American Diabetes Association and the American Lung Association, wrote a letter to Congress pleading "that individuals not be penalized — either financially or by... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Clinton: 'I didn't think it was going to be that big a deal'plenty of germs that get spread around. But it's a relatively mild illness and
Clinton: 'I didn't think it was going to be that big a deal'
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 14 days ago
plenty of germs that get spread around. But it's a relatively mild illness and usually cures itself." According to the American Lung Association (ALA), pneumonia is a common lung infection caused by bacteria, a virus or fungi. The disease and... Read more
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Boston Herald
Amid wellness woes, release of med records looms largecould be fully functional and just have an annoying cough, and others could nee
Amid wellness woes, release of med records looms large
Boston Herald / Posted 15 days ago
could be fully functional and just have an annoying cough, and others could need more down time.” According to the American Lung Association, patients who are mostly healthy usually recover from pneumonia in one to three weeks. Clinton’s... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
What is pneumonia?as well as influenza, and can help protect individuals from infections that cou
What is pneumonia?
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 15 days ago
as well as influenza, and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
What is pneumonia?as well as influenza, and can help protect individuals from infections that cou
What is pneumonia?
KTXS Abilene / Posted 15 days ago
as well as influenza, and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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KECI Missoula
What is pneumonia?as well as influenza, and can help protect individuals from infections that cou
What is pneumonia?
KECI Missoula / Posted 15 days ago
as well as influenza, and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
What is pneumonia?and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia.
What is pneumonia?
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. What are the symptoms? According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
What is pneumonia?as well as influenza, and can help protect individuals from infections that cou
What is pneumonia?
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 15 days ago
as well as influenza, and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
What is pneumonia?and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia.
What is pneumonia?
KTVZ Bend / Posted 15 days ago
and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. What are the symptoms? According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
What is pneumonia?as well as influenza, and can help protect individuals from infections that cou
What is pneumonia?
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 15 days ago
as well as influenza, and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
What is pneumonia?and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia.
What is pneumonia?
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. What are the symptoms? According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
What is pneumonia?as well as influenza, and can help protect individuals from infections that cou
What is pneumonia?
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 15 days ago
as well as influenza, and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
What is pneumonia?as well as influenza, and can help protect individuals from infections that cou
What is pneumonia?
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 15 days ago
as well as influenza, and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
What is pneumonia?and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia.
What is pneumonia?
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 15 days ago
and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. What are the symptoms? According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
What is pneumonia?and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia.
What is pneumonia?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 15 days ago
and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. What are the symptoms? According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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News 8000
What is pneumonia?and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia.
What is pneumonia?
News 8000 / Posted 15 days ago
and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. What are the symptoms? According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
What is pneumonia?and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia.
What is pneumonia?
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 15 days ago
and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. What are the symptoms? According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Hillary Clinton's pneumonia: How serious, the prognosisplenty of germs that get spread around. But it's a relatively mild illness and
Hillary Clinton's pneumonia: How serious, the prognosis
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 days ago
plenty of germs that get spread around. But it's a relatively mild illness and usually cures itself." According to the American Lung Association (ALA), pneumonia is a common lung infection caused by bacteria, a virus or fungi. The disease and... Read more
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Philly.com
Is Hillary Clinton's pneumonia a serious health concern?may not face - is no. "At this point, there is no reason to believe that Secre
Is Hillary Clinton's pneumonia a serious health concern?
Philly.com / Posted 16 days ago
may not face - is no. "At this point, there is no reason to believe that Secretary Clinton will be disabled" by pneumonia, American Lung Association scientific adviser Norman H. Edelman said Sunday night. The long answer to pneumonia's seriousness... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
What is pneumonia?and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia.
What is pneumonia?
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 16 days ago
and can help protect individuals from infections that could lead to pneumonia. What are the symptoms? According to the American Lung Association there are several telltale signs of pneumonia: Cough, which might be accompanied by greenish,... Read more
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CNBC
The problem with all the speculation about Hillary Clinton's pneumonialike heart failure or COPD, and smokers. The source of the pneumonia also affe
The problem with all the speculation about Hillary Clinton's pneumonia
CNBC / Posted 16 days ago
like heart failure or COPD, and smokers. The source of the pneumonia also affects a person's prognosis. As the American Lung Association explains: In bacterial pneumonia, your temperature may rise as high as 105 degrees F. This... Read more
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WALB Albany
WTVM Editorial : Carbon monoxide killssave lives. Carbon monoxide poisoning happens so fast; you rarely get a second
WTVM Editorial : Carbon monoxide kills
WALB Albany / Posted 17 days ago
save lives. Carbon monoxide poisoning happens so fast; you rarely get a second chance to learn how fast it can kill. The American Lung Association says people often don’t even know they are about to die because carbon monoxide reduces the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
WTVM Editorial : Carbon monoxide killssave lives. Carbon monoxide poisoning happens so fast; you rarely get a second
WTVM Editorial : Carbon monoxide kills
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 17 days ago
save lives. Carbon monoxide poisoning happens so fast; you rarely get a second chance to learn how fast it can kill. The American Lung Association says people often don’t even know they are about to die because carbon monoxide reduces the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Local Tech Company Competes With Industry Giantschildren with autism, and remains the only one to date." Kelser supports cause
Local Tech Company Competes With Industry Giants
Hartford Courant / Posted 18 days ago
children with autism, and remains the only one to date." Kelser supports causes including the Alzheimer's Association, the American Lung Association, and Hands on Hartford. "Through the Kelser Foundation, our employees, families and friends have... Read more
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