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Nov 17, 2020, 05:30 ET 'State of Lung Cancer' Report Finds People of Color Face Greater Burden, Worse Lung Cancer Outcomes

People of color diagnosed with lung cancer face worse outcomes compared to white Americans, according to the American Lung Association's 3rd annual...


Nov 12, 2020, 10:45 ET Amid Pandemic, American Lung Association Expands Awards and Grants Research Investment on COVID-19, Lung Diseases

The American Lung Association has expanded its awards and grants program through its COVID-19 Action Initiative to include 12 new COVID-19 research...


Oct 14, 2020, 12:04 ET During Pandemic, Nation's Top Public Health Organizations Urge Patients to Get Flu Vaccinations to Prevent Serious Health Risks, Reduce Burden on Hospitals

As the nation continues to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, leading national public health organizations warn that this year's influenza (flu)...


Sep 29, 2020, 17:35 ET Clean Air & Public Health Experts and Policymakers Celebrate 50 Years of the Clean Air Act at Virtual Symposium

Fifty years after the passage of the Clean Air Act – the landmark public health law that has saved millions of American lives – policymakers, air...


Sep 29, 2020, 09:00 ET Dr. Anthony Fauci Brings Scientific Star Power to Third Episode of American Lung Association's Podcast Series

Today, the third episode of the American Lung Association's monthly podcast series, Lungcast™, went live to much pomp and circumstance thanks to a...


Sep 24, 2020, 18:35 ET Leading Up to the #Act4Impact Livestream Event, New Supporters Announced for American Lung Association's COVID-19 Action Initiative

On September 26, in an effort to defeat COVID-19, Queen Latifah is hosting #Act4Impact, a livestream fundraising event to benefit the American Lung...


Sep 24, 2020, 14:13 ET American Lung Association Announces Growing List of Celebrity, Musical Talent for Saturday's #Act4Impact Facebook Live Event, Hosted by Queen Latifah

As the American Lung Association gears up for #Act4Impact, their first-ever livestream benefit on Facebook Live, this Saturday at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m....


Sep 17, 2020, 12:08 ET Common, Harry Connick Jr., Adam Rippon among the Latest to Join #Act4Impact Livestream Benefit to Raise Funds for American Lung Association's COVID-19 Action Initiative

Today the American Lung Association announced Common, Harry Connick Jr. and Adam Rippon will be participating in #Act4Impact, a livestream...


Sep 15, 2020, 09:45 ET Celebrities Join American Lung Association's #Act4Impact Livestream Benefit to Address Impact of COVID-19 in most affected communities

Today the American Lung Association announced their celebrity lineup for #Act4Impact, a livestream fundraising benefit hosted by Queen Latifah on...


Sep 15, 2020, 00:15 ET Transition to Electric Vehicles Would Set America on Path to Save Thousands of Lives, Avoid Billions in Healthcare Costs

Climate change threatens the health of all Americans, and nearly half of Americans are living with and breathing unhealthy air. The transportation...


Sep 09, 2020, 08:15 ET American Lung Association announces CVS Health as Presenting Sponsor for #Act4Impact COVID-19 Fundraiser Event and Names Laura Dern as Year-Long Brand Ambassador

The American Lung Association is proud to announce CVS Health as the presenting sponsor for their first-ever livestream benefit, #Act4Impact, to be...


Aug 25, 2020, 08:07 ET Firefighters Celebrated with Release of Inaugural American Lung Association 2021 Firefighter Calendar

Every year, thousands of firefighters race up hundreds of stairs in full firefighter gear weighing over 45 pounds during American Lung Association...


Aug 20, 2020, 09:00 ET Healthy Air Activist Toolkit Equips Activists, Educators to Discuss Health Impacts of Climate Change, Air Pollution

Today, the Lung Association offered new resources for educators, activists and community members to guide conversations on health, climate change and ...


Aug 18, 2020, 09:00 ET Adults Need Vaccines, Too!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and a yearly reminder of the importance of vaccines. During National Adult Immunization Week, the...


Aug 13, 2020, 15:17 ET American Lung Association and Cleveland Clinic Provide Advanced COVID-19 Resources for Healthcare Providers

Today, the American Lung Association and Cleveland Clinic announced an educational collaboration to disseminate free, comprehensive resources on...


Aug 11, 2020, 08:45 ET As COVID-19 Cases Spike, American Lung Association and Queen Latifah Partner to Raise Funds for Communities Hit Hardest

The American Lung Association announced today its first-ever livestream fundraising benefit, #Act4Impact, that will be hosted by Queen Latifah on...


Aug 04, 2020, 09:00 ET American Lung Association Launches Podcast Series on Lung Health in COVID-19 Era

Today, the American Lung Association is launching its first monthly podcast series, called Lungcast™. The pulmonary podcast, hosted by American Lung...


Jul 29, 2020, 11:00 ET American Lung Association Highlights Health Impacts of Climate Change, Air Pollution with #MyCleanAirStory

Climate change is a public health threat that worsens our air quality and puts the health of all Americans at risk. Through the Stand Up For Clean...


Jul 22, 2020, 09:00 ET American Lung Association Launches 'Buy 2, Give 2 Masks' Campaign to Help Slow Spread of COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases continue to increase, states across the nation are issuing orders that require people to wear face masks in public to slow the...


Jul 17, 2020, 10:07 ET American College of Chest Physicians, American Lung Association, American Thoracic Society and COPD Foundation Statement on Importance of Patients with Chronic Lung Disease Wearing Facial Coverings During COVID-19 Pandemic

The American College of Chest Physicians, American Lung Association, American Thoracic Society and COPD Foundation released the following statement...


Jul 14, 2020, 09:55 ET American Lung Association Calls on All Americans to Pledge to Stand Up For Clean Air, Take Action on Climate Change

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Clean Air Act, a public health success which continues to save hundreds of thousands of lives each year....


Jun 23, 2020, 09:00 ET American Lung Association Joins Forces with Laura Dern and CVS Health to Raise COVID-19 Research Funds

Award-winning actress Laura Dern is partnering with the American Lung Association and CVS Health to tackle the respiratory disease that has affected...


Jun 18, 2020, 08:30 ET How to Stay Safe this Summer as COVID-19 Restrictions Lift

As states lift some restrictions designed to protect public health against furthering the spread of COVID-19, people across the country are wondering ...


Jun 16, 2020, 10:55 ET Nation Turns Turquoise as Symbol of Hope for those Facing Lung Cancer during Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has punctuated the importance of lung health for everyone, and especially for those with pre-existing lung diseases like lung...


Apr 23, 2020, 08:45 ET American Lung Association Joins Worldwide Effort to Enroll Citizen Scientists for Smartphone-based COVID-19 Study

To better address and track the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the American Lung Association has announced a partnership with Northwestern...