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Community Organizing and Policy Resources for California’s Tobacco Control Advocate

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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CVS Narrows 2015 Forecast as Retail Sales Growth Slows

CVS Health Corp. narrowed its full-year earnings forecast after the pharmacy company’s retail sales growth slowed in the second quarter. Adjusted profit will reach $5.11 to $5.18 a share, compared with a previous forecast of $5.08 to $5.19 a share, CVS saRead more »

CVS shares fall on slowing retail sales growth

Shares of CVS Health (CVS) fell in Tuesday trading after the U.S. drugstore chain reported better-than-expected earnings but said retail sales growth slowed in the second quarter. The decline came after the Woonsocket, R.I.-based company also issued earRead more »