American Lung Association

Type: Organization
Name: American Lung Association
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Long Awaited FDA Proposal to Regulate E-Cigarettes, Cigars and Other Tobacco Products is an Important Step Forward for Public ...

American Lung Association Calls on Obama Administration Not to Exempt Cigars in Final RuleWashington, D.C. (April 24, 2014) —Today, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Tobacco Products issued its long-awaited proposal to regulate e-cigarettes, ... [Published Ein News - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Alberta L. Weisman, 69, Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Alberta passed away in April 2014.Alberta was a resident of Cleveland Heights, Ohio at the time of her passing.She is survived by her husband Louis.Services will be held at Mt. Olive Cemetery, 27855 Aurora Rd., Solon, Wednesday, April 23 at 3:00PM.Contributions ... [Published WKYC News - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

American Lung Association Respiratory Rally

What: The Respiratory Rally features medical speakers, motivationalpresenters, and sessions on a variety of topics to help attendees manage lungdisease and improve their quality of life.Who: Adults with lung disease including emphysema and chronicbronchitis ... [Published El Cerrito Patch - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Phyllis Jean Thornton, 81, Uniontown, OH

at Akron City hospital, Akron, Ohio.She was born September 15, 1932 to Lewie Lee and Helen Lourine (Jones) Newby in Pattonsburg, Missouri.Phyllis enjoyed traveling, reading, shopping and her trips to the casino.Mrs. Thornton was a former member of Wesley ... [Published StJoeChannel.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

State Of The Air 2014 California Report Pre-release, Embargoed Media Teleconference Advance RSVP Required

15th annual American Lung Association State of the Air report shows tremendous progress for state, though difficult challenges remainRegister now for an embargoed, pre-release press conference call on Tuesday, April 29 - Report to be released on Wednesday, ... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Reportto show Valley air quality progress

BAKERSFIELD - The air we breathe is being put to the test in an annual report on Kern County's health.A study called "California's Progress Toward Clean Air" will be released Wednesday. It includes local and statewide air quality data from 2013.It also ... [Published TurnTo23.com - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Be Considerate of Others When You Burn Outdoors

PHOTO: The American Lung Association in Wisconsin reminds people to follow all local laws and regulations regarding open burning to keep Wisconsin's air clean. (Photo by T.J. Morrissey)April 23, 2014BROOKFIELD, Wis. - With spring comes an increase in ... [Published Public News Service - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Changing times require us to change

The world is changing, and as San Joaquin County weighs how to accommodate its share of the estimated 3.6 million new residents in the San Joaquin Valley by 2050, we must change with it.Our colleagues in the public health and real estate development communities ... [Published Recordnet.com - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

WISE, SAUNDRA

SAUNDRA W. WISE NEWNAN, GA Mrs. Saundra W. Wise, 75, of Newnan, passed away April 19, 2014. She was preceded in death by her father William A. Way, II. She is survived by her husband Ronald L. Wise; daughters Robin DeMaio and Ashley Helvig ; mother Bonnie ... [Published News-Record.com - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb will be held at Hersheypark Stadium

The American Lung Association will host its fifth annual Fight for Air Climb at 1 p.m. April 27 at Hersheypark Stadium, 100 Hersheypark Drive.Registration starts at 11:30 a.m.Participants will scale more than 2,000 stairs. Climbers can participate as ... [Published PennLive.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Rehoboth prepares for May 15 start to smoking ban

REHOBOTH BEACH — Around Rehoboth Beach posts have been installed, waiting for the city’s new anti-smoking signs to be attached.Commissioner Stan Mills said 170 signs are currently being made or updated to enforce the city’s new smoking ordinance, which ... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

American Lung Association Reinforces Awareness about High Risk of COPD in Women

• The rate of COPD among women has climbed steadily in recent years• Printed copies of the American Lung Association’s report, Taking Her Breath Away: The Rise of COPD in Women, now accessible through the Lung HelpLineWashington, D.C. (April 22, 2014) ... [Published Mesothelioma News Today - Apr 22 2014]

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ECIG Senior Advisor and former president of the American Lung Association Chuck Connor noted, "The problem we face is that the smoking rate has gone down a lot, but it plateaued around 20 percent. In my personal opinion, FDA's action today appears to lay the foundation for a new and comprehensive nicotine policy that will save lives. The cardinal rule moving forward should be to recognize the distinctions between combustible cigarettes and electronic cigarettes."
In response to the proposed rules, ECIG President and CEO Eric Criss observed, "It will take some time to analyze the potential impact of these proposed rules in a meaningful way.  However, it is our long-held position that common sense regulation should restrict underage access while treating electronic cigarettes as a distinct new technology one that is radically different from combustible cigarettes.  To the extent FDA has taken such an approach, we believe this proposal is potentially a step in the right direction."
"It's really the wild, wild west out there," says Margaret Hamburg, FDA commissioner. "Because e-cigarettes are increasingly in the marketplace. They're coming in different sizes, shapes and flavors in terms of the nicotine in them, and there's very worrisome data that show that young people in particular are starting to take up e-cigarettes, especially the flavored ones and that might be a gateway to other harmful tobacco products."
"At the end of the day, the state of Florida has acted before the federal government in protecting our"

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E-cigs closer off limits now for Florida minors [Published Bradenton Herald - 12 hours ago]
San Pablo: Respiratory Rally to offer tips for ... [Published Oakland Tribune - 16 hours ago]
Florida House sends to Senate revised bill regu... [Published Naples Daily News - 17 hours ago]
Florida House votes to regulate e-cigarette sales [Published Miami Herald - 18 hours ago]
Can Gummi Bear Vapor Prevent Lung Cancer? [Published Cancernetwork.com - 20 hours ago]
A Black Lung Breakthrough: For First Time In De... [Published Medical Daily - 20 hours ago]
How to manage your child's asthma [Published FOXNews.com - 21 hours ago]
Phyllis Jean Thornton, 81, Uniontown, OH [Published StJoeChannel.com - 21 hours ago]
Valleywide Health News, April 24-30, 2014 [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - 22 hours ago]
State Of The Air 2014 California Report Pre-rel... [Published FinanzNachrichten.de - Apr 23 2014]
Reportto show Valley air quality progress [Published TurnTo23.com - Apr 23 2014]
Be Considerate of Others When You Burn Outdoors [Published Public News Service - Apr 23 2014]
Changing times require us to change [Published Recordnet.com - Apr 23 2014]
WISE, SAUNDRA [Published News-Record.com - Apr 23 2014]
Biomass Fuel: Worse for Climate than Coal? [Published TheTyee.ca - Apr 23 2014]
Phyllis J. Thornton [Published St. Joseph News-Press - Apr 23 2014]
Umberto A. Cinquegrana|Skilled craftsman, tailor [Published Waterbury Republican American - Apr 23 2014]
Peter A. Ciarlo|'Carwash king' [Published Waterbury Republican American - Apr 23 2014]
American Lung Association Respiratory Rally [Published El Cerrito Patch - Apr 23 2014]
Saundra W. Wise, 75, of Newnan [Published Fayette Citizen - Apr 22 2014]
Bipartisan Florida House vote restores local co... [Published Bradenton Herald - Apr 22 2014]
Respiratory Failure Prevention May Be Found In ... [Published Medical Daily - Apr 22 2014]
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Will Pennsylvania’s Proposed Anti-Smog Regs Act... [Published Think Progress - Apr 22 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock Some people claim that the Clean Air Act has its roots in Pennsylvania, where in 1948, a single smog event left 20 people dead and 6,000 others ill in the town of Donora. It was the worst air pollution disaster in U.S. history, ...
Which Pharmacy Chain is Truly Anti-Smoking? [Published The Reality-Based Community - Apr 14 2014]
CVS Pharmacies recently took the remarkable step of ending its sales of tobacco products nationwide . The remaining US pharmacy chains were recently asked to follow CVS’ lead by a range of public health advocacy groups including the American Academy ...
NJ's Chris Christie Proposes Tax and Spend 'Sin... [Published The BRAD BLOG - Apr 07 2014]
There are a number of reasons why it's difficult to stomach the claim that New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris Christie is concerned about "public health". His newest proposal for a pricey new excise tax on e-cigs is just one of them. In 2010, Christie ...
What’s worse than burning coal? Burning wood [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Apr 04 2014]
In its scramble for new and clean energy sources, the U.S. government is failing to see the forest for the burning trees. The burning of biomass to produce electricity is marketed as clean and renewable, and promoted by federal policies. But a report ...
Misguided War on Quitting Smoking Continues: NY... [Published The BRAD BLOG - Mar 24 2014]
For all of the long-time smokers who are quitting or have now quit the deadly habit (myself included) thanks only to the miracle of e-cigs (which offer none of the thousands of known, harmful byproducts of smoking tobacco), it's remarkable to see anti-smoking ...
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Leading Health Groups Call for Bold Action to E... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 08 2014]
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Oregon Leaders Miss Opportunity to Reduce Smoki... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 03 2013]
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