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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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BATES: The wilful ignorance of tobacco control McCarthyites

Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum is an annual conference organised by the conference arm of Tobacco Reporter... According to CTFK and ENSP, no-one with an interest in health should attend – so they have written to several academics or experts to demand tRead more »

Christchurch Clinical Studies Trust Announces Completion of a Clinical Study on Innovative Nicotine-Containing Product

The product prototype, designated “P3L” by the technology owner Philip Morris International, mixes nicotine with lactic acid to produce an inhalable nicotine salt aerosol with faster absorption rates than traditional nicotine replacement therapies. The dRead more »