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19 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET Las ciudades de California dominan la lista de las regiones más contaminadas del país

El reporte La Condición del Aire 2017 de la Asociación Americana del Pulmón indica que California recibió la dudosa distinción de albergar la...


19 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET California Cities Dominate List of Nation's Most Polluted Regions

The American Lung Association's State of the Air 2017 report found California has the dubious distinction of being home to the majority of the Top...


25 Jan, 2017, 10:00 ET California obtiene calificaciones satisfactorias en el reporte anual sobre el "Estado del Control del Tabaco"

El reporte recién publicado sobre el Estado del Control del Tabaco 2017 de la Asociación Americana del Pulmón muestra que California es uno de los...


25 Jan, 2017, 10:00 ET California Makes the Grade in Annual "State of Tobacco Control" Report

The newly released American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2017 report shows California as one of the most improved states in 2016,...


16 Aug, 2016, 10:00 ET American Lung Association in California's Doctors for Climate Health Campaign says Climate Change is Worsening California's Air Quality Crisis

Dozens of doctors from around California have joined forces to declare that our state's air quality is in critical condition and action must be...


03 Feb, 2016, 06:00 ET El reporte de la Asociación Americana del Pulmón sobre el "Estado del Control del Tabaco 2016" concluye que California está fracasando en sus esfuerzos para reducir las muertes y enfermedades causadas por el tabaco

Si bien en el pasado California lideró a nivel nacional los esfuerzos para el control del tabaco, en la actualidad sigue...


03 Feb, 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...


01 Oct, 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...


02 Sep, 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...


01 Jul, 2014, 14:18 ET 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...


21 May, 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...


30 Apr, 2014, 09:00 ET American Lung Association Releases 2014 Report on Air Quality for California Cities and Counties

 This morning, the American Lung Association released State of the Air 2014, an annual report on air quality which lists both the cleanest and...


30 Apr, 2014, 09:00 ET La Asociación Americana del Pulmón Publica el Reporte de la Calidad del Aire 2014 de las Ciudades y Condados de California

 Esta mañana, La Asociación Americana del Pulmón publicó La Condición del Aire 2014, un reporte anual sobre la calidad...


11 Feb, 2014, 11:00 ET American Lung Association in California and Assemblymember Richard Pan, M.D. Urge Sacramento Residents to Get a Flu Shot

In response to the widespread outbreak of the influenza virus in California which now has claimed 24 lives in Sacramento and more than 200 deaths...


13 Nov, 2013, 13:00 ET New Smoking Cessation Campaign in Sacramento Offers Support for the "Quitter in You"

American Lung Association in California and Anthem Blue Cross Partner to Help Smokers Quit  The American Lung Association in California...


30 Sep, 2013, 13:26 ET American Lung Association in California Commends Governor Brown For Extending Critical Clean Air Incentives

The American Lung Association in California commends Governor Brown for signing Assembly Bill 8 (Perea and Skinner), critical clean air...


04 Sep, 2013, 15:23 ET Statement by the American Lung Association in California On the Death of President and CEO, Jane Warner

 Last week, the American Lung Association in California lost a true visionary and leader as President and CEO, Jane Warner, died unexpectedly...


05 Jun, 2013, 11:35 ET American Lung Association Report: Women at Greater Risk of COPD; Half Don't Know They Have It

Women are 37 percent more likely to have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than men and now account for more than half of all deaths...


24 Apr, 2013, 09:00 ET La Asociación Americana del Pulmón Publica el Reporte de la Calidad del Aire 2013

 Esta mañana, La Asociación Americana del Pulmón publicó La Condición del Aire 2013, un reporte anual...


24 Apr, 2013, 09:00 ET American Lung Association Releases 2013 Report on Air Quality

This morning, the American Lung Association released State of the Air 2013, an annual report on air quality which lists both the cleanest and most...


16 Apr, 2013, 12:00 ET Tobacco Interests Spent Over $51 Million in the Past Year to Exert Influence on California Legislative Policy and Elections

Tobacco Money in Politics report exposes industry's political contributions for 2011-2012 legislative cycle.  Tobacco interests...


16 Jan, 2013, 09:00 ET California Shows Mixed Results In Reducing Tobacco Use

New Lung Association in California Report Assigns Grades to All California Cities and Counties on Key Tobacco Control Policies and Follows Money...


16 Jan, 2013, 09:00 ET California demuestra resultados contradictorios en la reducción del uso del tabaco

California nuevamente falla en financiar adecuadamente programas de prevención del uso de tabaco para proteger a los niños y reducir la...


26 Sep, 2012, 14:34 ET Breaking News: Tobacco Interests Spent Nearly $137 Million In The Last Ten Years To Influence Legislative Policy and Elections In California

The American Lung Association in California's Center for Tobacco Policy & Organizing releases a new report on campaign contributions and...


26 Sep, 2012, 10:00 ET Tobacco Interests Spent Nearly $137 Million In The Past Year To Influence Legislative Policy And Elections In California

The American Lung Association in California's Center for Tobacco Policy & Organizing releases a new report on campaign contributions and...