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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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Everyday Can Be Independence Day For Our Military

July 16th, 2014

Guest Blogger – Colleen Haydon, Program Manager, Project UNIFORM (Undoing Nicotine Influence From Our Respected Military)/CYAN As we all recover from our 4th of July holiday, it’s a good time to reflect upon just what independence means. In my world in military tobacco control, independeRead More »

Meet Our New Intern: The ABC’s of Kevin Bursey

July 2nd, 2014

Kevin Bursey is the newest member of the Center team, interning with Stacy on all things policy related! Check out his ABCs and get to know him a little better. A is for Area Code: 559 B is for Breakfast. What did you have for breakfast today? Coffee w...Read More »

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The Effect of Postretrieval Extinction of Nicotine Pavlovian Memories in Rats Trained to Self-Administer Nicotine

July 25th, 2014

Current results show that the reactivation of nicotine-related Pavlovian memories may reduced the effect of renewal to exert nicotine-seeking. On the other hand, it appears that this effect is small in size and is not significantly different from CS-ExtinRead more »

A Statewide Assessment of Smoke-Free Policy in Multiunit Housing Settings

July 25th, 2014

This study provided a baseline assessment of smoke-free polices in MUH settings. Perceptions of owners without smoke-free policies focused on economic concerns that were inconsistent with reports from those owners with smoke-free policies.Read more »