American Lung Association

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Name: American Lung Association
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Alamo Heights Terrell Hills Olmos Park Weekly Campus Briefs — Oct. 22

Credit Union, KENS honor Edison teacherKENS-TV and the San Antonio Credit Union surprised Edison High School faculty member Michelle LaFontain on Sept. 30 with a campus assembly, where they honored her as a winner of the organizations' ExCEL Award.LaFontain ... [Published MySanAntonio - 3 hours ago]
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Radnor Run to be held Sunday

The 37th annual Penn Medicine Radnor Run 5-Miler and 1 Mile Walk/Fun Run will be held on Sunday. The race benefits the local chapters of the American Lung Association with programs such as asthma camp, clean air in schools, and smoking prevention/cessation ... [Published Examiner.com - 11 hours ago]
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Peggy W. Lambert

Peggy Watkins Lambert, age 75, of Bracey, Va. passed away October 20, 2014. She is the daughter of the late Edward L. and Helen J. Watkins of Palmer Springs. She was a retired Registered Nurse of 50 years.She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert ... [Published South Hill Enterprise - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

UF seeks participants in study on asthma in overweight children

The University of Florida is looking for families to participate in a study on asthma in overweight children.The College of Public Health and Professions is looking for children ages 6 to 12 who have asthma and are overweight for their height to take ... [Published Gainesville Sun - 15 hours ago]
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Martha Furcinito

Martha J. FurcinitoMartha Furcinito unknown - October 20, 2014Martha J. (O’Brien) Furcinito, 78, passed away on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center. Martha was a graduate of Valley High School and Syracuse University. She ... [Published Baldwinsville Messenger - 15 hours ago]
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Three Lung Cancer Advocacy Organizations Collaborate to Fund Critically Needed Lung Cancer Research

2014 Impact Award Recipient Dr. Peter Kaiser, PhD. - Oct. 21, 2014 - NEW YORK -- Three of the nation’s largest lung cancer advocacy organizations, the American Lung Association, Free to Breathe, and Uniting Against Lung Cancer, are working together in ... [Published Prlog - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Verna E. Weber

, while residing at the Portage County Health Care Center.A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Stevens Point, with the Rev. John Schmidt officiating. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park in New ... [Published Portage County Gazette - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

'jeep jaunt' Auction Items

The 9th Annual ‘jeep jaunt’ is coming up on Sunday, and several businesses have donated awesome door prize and auction items.People who have attended the event in the past years asked if we could post some of the auction items prior to the event, so here ... [Published 99.9 KTDY - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

5 reasons low gas prices are bad

The average U.S. price for a gallon of gas is $3.144, down about 20 cents from a year ago, reports AAA. They’re paying $2.87 in Missouri, according to GasBuddy.com, and eight states are below the magical $3 a gallon. Great, right? Actually, no.Here’s ... [Published Mother Nature Network - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

FSC Laboratories, Inc. Announces FDA Clearance for Flexichamber™, a Collapsible Anti-static Valved Holding Chamber

FSC Laboratories, Inc. today announced that the FDA has grantedclearance for the company’s new collapsible holding chamber,Flexichamber ™, for use by patients under the care or treatment of alicensed healthcare professional, to administer aerosolized ... [Published CEOWorld Magazine - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Senior Execs From J&J, American Lung Association, Telefonica Join Summit Lineup

MIAMI—Industry leaders from the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia have joined the lineup of speakers and panelists at the third Global Public Relations Summit, which takes place in Miami next week.Additions to the program in recent days include Johnson&Johnson ... [Published Holmes Report - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

There is no safe way to smoke

There are 600 ingredients in cigarettes that create more than 7,000 chemicals when burned, according to the American Lung Association. Sixty-nine of these chemicals causes cancer.Click to Continue » ... [Published Kentucky.com - Oct 19 2014]

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...haven't seen the data that says lowering ozone will produce a health benefit," Michael Honeycutt, the agency's chief toxicologist told the Tribune. "In fact, I've seen data that shows it might have a negative health benefit." See also: Honeycutt is correct in a very limited, very technical sense...
"We are excited about the support for our research from Uniting Against Lung Cancer, Free to Breathe and the American Lung Association. This funding will allow us to explore novel lung cancer therapeutics to help patients suffering from this terrible disease” said Dr. Kaiser."
...He added, "Why regulate something that is not really going to have a benefit?"
"There's been no attainment finding by EPA that's been published in the federal register" Forsyth said

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Three Lung Cancer Advocacy Organizations Collab... [Published Prlog - 20 hours ago]
Texas on Lonely Side of Battle Over Ozone Science [Published The Texas Tribune - 21 hours ago]
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Verna E. Weber [Published Portage County Gazette - Oct 21 2014]
'jeep jaunt' Auction Items [Published 99.9 KTDY - Oct 20 2014]
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Cancer killer may be lurking inside your home [Published Orangeburg Times and Democrat - Oct 20 2014]
Senior Execs From J&J, American Lung Associatio... [Published Holmes Report - Oct 20 2014]
There is no safe way to smoke [Published Kentucky.com - Oct 19 2014]
McConnell seeks to protect tobacco industry in ... [Published The Hill - Oct 19 2014]
Church Notes, Oct. 18, 2014 [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Oct 19 2014]
E-cigarettes. A good choice? [Published Instinct Magazine - Oct 18 2014]
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Groups sue EPA over failure to reduce air pollu... [Published SCPR - Oct 18 2014]
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MSU professor emeritus receives sociology award [Published MSU Today - Oct 17 2014]
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Source: Thinkstock One of the hardest things for smokers to do is quit the addicting habit of smoking. There is a multimillion dollar industry to help smokers quit their nicotine habit, which is, in itself, a billion dollar industry. The U.S. government ...
Smoking Has Caused Nearly 14 Million Medical Co... [Published Think Progress - Oct 14 2014]
CREDIT: AP Photo/Kelley McCall Smoking caused nearly 14 million major medical conditions, including those that people didn’t know about or failed to disclose, according to a recent federal government report . The latest figures surpass those the Centers ...
Study Shows EPA’s Power Plant Rules Could Preve... [Published Think Progress - Oct 02 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock The federal government’s new effort to cut carbon emissions from the nation’s power plants could wind up saving 3,500 lives every year, according to a new study. Whenever coal and certain other fossil fuels are burned, they produce ...
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