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Feb 03, 2016, 06:00 ET

American Lung Association "State of Tobacco Control 2016" Report Finds California Failing in Efforts to Reduce Tobacco-Caused Death and Disease

Once a national leader in tobacco control efforts, California continues to fall behind other states in protecting its residents from the burden of...

Feb 03, 2016, 06:00 ET
Nov 04, 2015, 09:47 ET

Patti LaBelle, la cantante ganadora del premio Grammy, se asocia a LUNG FORCE de la American Lung Association para educar al público acerca del cáncer de pulmón

Para dar inicio al Mes de Concientización sobre el Cáncer de Pulmón, que se celebra este noviembre, la iniciativa LUNG FORCE de la...

Nov 04, 2015, 09:17 ET
2nd Annual Women's Lung Health Barometer Infographic

Grammy Award-Winning Singer Patti LaBelle Teams Up With American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE To Educate The Public About Lung Cancer

 To kick off Lung Cancer Awareness Month this November, the American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative, nationally presented by CVS...

Oct 01, 2015, 14:52 ET

American Lung Association in California Responds to Ozone Standard Update

 Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced updated National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ozone, a life-threatening air...

Sep 02, 2015, 10:00 ET

CA Air in Critical Condition, Climate Action Needed, Lung Association Says

 California's air is in critical condition and because of that, the American Lung Association in California today launched an online campaign...

May 12, 2015, 08:00 ET
Chicago Skyline Shines Turquoise For #LUNGFORCE

Laura Dern, Kellie Pickler, Valerie Harper Among Notable Voices Kicking Off National Women's Lung Health Week

 Today, the American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative is joining forces with Academy Award®-nominated actress, Laura Dern, country...

Apr 29, 2015, 08:00 ET

La Asociación Americana del Pulmón Publica el Reporte sobre la Calidad del Aire 2015 de las Ciudades y Condados de California

 Esta mañana, la Asociación Americana del Pulmón publicó La Condición del Aire 2015, un reporte anual sobre la calidad...

Apr 29, 2015, 08:00 ET

American Lung Association Releases 2015 Report on Air Quality for California Cities and Counties

 This morning, the American Lung Association released State of the Air 2015, an annual report on air quality which lists both the cleanest and...

Feb 23, 2015, 08:00 ET
Best Supporting Actress nominee Laura Dern prepares for the Oscars(R) wearing a Bulgari turquoise ring in support of the American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE, an initiative dedicated to raising awareness of the #1 cancer killer of women - lung cancer. Turquoise is the signature color of LUNG FORCE.

American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE Teams up with Academy Award® Nominee Laura Dern and Author Cheryl Strayed to Raise Awareness of Lung Cancer in Women During 87th Annual Academy Awards

Today, the American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative congratulates Academy Award® nominee Laura Dern for her acclaimed performance in...

Jan 21, 2015, 03:01 ET
Jan 21, 2015, 03:01 ET

American Lung Association "State of Tobacco Control 2015" Report Calls on California to Increase Efforts to Eliminate Tobacco-Caused Death and Disease

 Once a national leader in tobacco control efforts, progress is at a standstill in California as advances in statewide tobacco control policies...

Nov 07, 2014, 18:04 ET
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American Lung Association Congratulates NASCAR Driver Mackena Bell on Advancing to the Nationwide Series

Mackena Bell, NASCAR driver and Honorary Spokesperson for LUNG FORCE, a national movement fighting lung cancer in women, will be competing in the...

Oct 29, 2014, 07:30 ET
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Valerie Harper, Jewel, Kellie Pickler, Mackena Bell Raise Their Voices with the American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE in Support of Lung Cancer Awareness Month

As part of Lung Cancer Awareness Month this November, Emmy-winning actress and author Valerie Harper, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Jewel,...

Sep 03, 2014, 07:02 ET

American Lung Association Congratulates CVS For Removing All Tobacco Products From CVS/Pharmacy Stores

 The American Lung Association applauds CVS for removing cigarettes and all tobacco products from all CVS/pharmacy locations across the U.S....

Aug 20, 2014, 11:38 ET

American Lung Association Urges Adults with Lung Disease to Consult their Health Care Provider to Stay Current on Vaccinations

Children aren't the only segment of our population who can receive vaccinations to help prevent disease. The Centers for Disease Control and...

Jul 01, 2014, 14:18 ET
Presenters and awardees at the Inaugural American Lung Association LUNG FORCE Gala at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles on June 28, 2014. Pictured (l to r): Laphonza Butler, President SEIU ULTCW, LUNG FORCE Commitment Award recipient; Kim Coles, Emcee; Cynthia Munzer, LUNG FORCE Hero and Kathryn Joosten Courage Award recipient; Denise Aberle, MD, LUNG FORCE Impact Award recipient; California State Senator Holly Mitchell (PRNewsFoto/American Lung Association ...)

American Lung Association in California Hosts Inaugural Lung Force Gala Honoring Top Lung Health Advocates

 The American Lung Association in California hosted its LUNG FORCE Gala on Saturday, June 28, and honored individuals and organizations for...

Jun 03, 2014, 08:00 ET

Jewel Releases Original Song to Support American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE, the New National Movement Uniting Women Against Lung Cancer, in Conjunction with CVS/pharmacy In-Store Fundraising Campaign

 Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jewel unveiled a new song, "Sing On," in support of LUNG FORCE, a new initiative to make lung cancer in...

May 21, 2014, 13:29 ET

Report: California Fuels Policies to Save State Residents over $10 Billion in Health, Economic Costs by 2020

 A new report, Driving California Forward from Environmental Defense Fund and the American Lung Association in California, provides a...

May 13, 2014, 07:00 ET
LUNG FORCE is a national public health movement to fight lung cancer in women. Visit LUNGFORCE.org. (PRNewsFoto/American Lung Association)

American Lung Association Teams Up with Valerie Harper and Kellie Pickler to Launch LUNG FORCE, National Public Health Initiative to Fight Lung Cancer in Women

 Today, the American Lung Association, in partnership with national presenting sponsor, CVS Caremark, unveiled LUNG FORCE, a new initiative to...