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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...

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...

Apr 30, 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...

Apr 30, 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...

Feb 11, 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...

Jan 22, 2014, 08:00 ET
Jan 22, 2014, 08:00 ET

American Lung Association "State of Tobacco Control 2014" Report Calls on California to Renew Its Commitment to Eliminate Tobacco-Caused Death and Disease

Lung Association Report Grades All California Cities and Counties On Key Tobacco Control Policies; Reveals Tobacco Use Still a Health Crisis Fifty...

Nov 13, 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...

Sep 30, 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...

Sep 04, 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...

Jun 05, 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...

Apr 24, 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...

Apr 24, 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...

Apr 16, 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...

Jan 16, 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...

Jan 16, 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...

Sep 26, 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...

Sep 26, 2012, 10:00 ET

Empresas tabaqueras gastaron cerca de $137 millones el año pasado para influir la legislatura y elecciones en California

Las empresas y beneficiarios tabaqueros gastaron un total de $49 millones durante los primeros 18 meses del ciclo electoral del 2011-2012 para...

Sep 26, 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...

Aug 15, 2012, 10:00 ET

Reporte de la Asociación Americana del Pulmón intenta reducir el uso de tabaco en zonas rurales

El último reporte de disparidad de salud publicado por la Asociación Americana del Pulmón, denominado Cortando las Raíces...