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The mission of the American Lung Association is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. Through research, education and advocacy, we fight to reduce smoking, clean the air we breathe, prevent and treat lung diseases including asthma and COPD, and eliminate lung cancer.
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I Love Girl Scout Cookies!

April 4th, 2014

This post is written by the Center’s wonderful new intern, Debra Levi! She is working with Marlene Gomez on all things advocacy related to help with our work in Los Angeles.    Growing up, I always thought that eating Girl Scout cookies was just a normal and essential part Read More »

Youth Succeed to Reconvene National City Smokefree Housing Taskforce after 13 Month Hiatus

February 19th, 2014

Guest Blogger – Ofelia Alvarado, Advocacy Director, American Lung Association in California, San Diego For two years (2008-2010), the American Lung Association in California staff worked intensely on outreach and education, providing trainings and a forum for National City community members anRead More »

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UVM Aims to Ban Tobacco Use and Curb Public Health Risk

April 24th, 2014

Recognizing nicotine addiction as a significant public health issue, the University of Vermont is moving toward becoming a tobacco-free campus, with a target date of Jan. 1, 2015.Read more »

Students push to ban smoking on campus

April 24th, 2014

Hundreds of students are pushing to outlaw any smoking, including e-cigarettes, across the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus after a two-alarm dorm fire was sparked by a cigarette in February.Read more »