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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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Meet our New Intern: Brooke Trujillo

Meet our new intern Brooke Trujillo. We’re excited to have her on our team, working with Samantha on lots of policy related projects! Check out her ABCs and get to know her a little better. A is for Area Code: 707 B is for Breakfast. What did you have for breakfast today? Scrambled ERead More »

Buying Dirty Air

Our annual State of the Air reports tell us that Californians face greater air pollution challenges than anywhere in the nation. Our volunteers, medical and health partners and staff fight for clean air because we know the terrible toll unhealthy air c...Read More »

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NDP to review Redford investigation

Alberta’s NDP government has launched an external review into the investigation that cleared former premier Alison Redford of conflict-of-interest allegations. The government on Monday said it hired Frank Iacobucci, a former Supreme Court of Canada judgRead more »

INVESTIGATION / Will EU renew $1.25bn deal with tobacco firm PMI?

There are 222 days left until an unprecedented treaty between tobacco company Philip Morris International ... Since the deal with PMI, the EU signed similar agreements with three other tobacco giants. Until June 2015, the EU and its members have receivedRead more »