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Press Releases American Lung Association

3 hours ago · For media interested in speaking with an expert, contact the American Lung Association at [email protected]Lung.org or at 312-940-7001. ###. About the American Lung Association. The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research.

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Health Systems Improvement American Lung Association

Advancing Asthma and COPD Patient Care by Improving Health Systems and Clinics Nationwide. The American Lung Association brings credibility, technical expertise, training and partnership to hospitals and clinics nationwide. Through practical, efficient, proven quality improvement efforts, the Lung Association elevates guidelines-based care for

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Grant Applications 2023-2024 Springfield American …

8 hours ago · Today, the American Lung Association in Springfield announced the start of its 2023-2024 research awards and grants cycle. The organization is now accepting research grant applications from researchers here in Springfield and across the nation with the potential to improve prevention, detection and treatment options for all lung diseases including lung cancer.

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Grant Applications 2023-2024 Wisconsin American Lung …

8 hours ago · Today, the American Lung Association in Wisconsin announced the start of its 2023-2024 research awards and grants cycle. The organization is now accepting research grant applications from researchers here in Wisconsin and across the nation with the potential to improve prevention, detection and treatment options for all lung diseases including lung cancer.

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Grant Applications 2023-2024 Missouri American Lung …

8 hours ago · Today, the American Lung Association in Missouri announced the start of its 2023-2024 research awards and grants cycle. The organization is now accepting research grant applications from researchers here in Missouri and across the nation with the potential to improve prevention, detection and treatment options for all lung diseases including lung cancer.

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Grant Applications 2023-2024 Chicago American Lung …

8 hours ago · Today, the American Lung Association in Greater Chicago announced the start of its 2023-2024 research awards and grants cycle. The organization is now accepting research grant applications from researchers here in Chicago and across the nation with the potential to improve prevention, detection and treatment options for all lung diseases including lung cancer.

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Grant Applications 2023-2024 Iowa American Lung …

Today, the American Lung Association in Iowa announced the start of its 2023-2024 research awards and grants cycle. The organization is now accepting research grant applications from researchers here in Iowa and across the nation with the potential to improve prevention, detection and treatment options for all lung diseases including lung cancer.

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Grant Applications 2023-2024 Minnesota American Lung …

8 hours ago · Today, the American Lung Association in Minnesota announced the start of its 2023-2024 research awards and grants cycle. The organization is now accepting research grant applications from researchers here in Minnesota and across the nation with the potential to improve prevention, detection and treatment options for all lung diseases including lung cancer.

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Survey Reveals that Most Americans are Not Concerned …

The 2022 Lung Health Barometer surveyed 4,000 Americans nationwide about lung health and lung cancer. Key findings show that: Only about one in four respondents (26%) were aware that the lung cancer survival rate increased by over 30% in the past ten years.

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Treating and Managing Acute Chest Syndrome

Treatment must be aggressive since the disease can progress quickly. ACS treatment may include pain control, intravenous (IV) fluids if dehydration is suspected, antibiotics to treat infection, supplemental oxygen, and blood transfusions. If you are hospitalized for a vaso-occlusive pain episode, you may be provided with an incentive spirometer.

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Acute Chest Syndrome American Lung Association

Acute chest syndrome (ACS) is a severe lung-related complication of sickle cell disease that affects both children and adults. It creates a pneumonia like illness and is one of the leading causes of morbidity, hospitalizations and death in children and adults living with sickle cell disease. ACS occurs when sickle red blood cells block blood

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Air Pollution and Health Equity

Exposure to traffic-related pollution is a serious health hazard for those who live in ecommerce-heavy neighborhoods. The local air quality regulator in Southern California recently concluded that people living within half a mile of large warehouses in those areas have higher rates of asthma and heart attacks than residents in the region overall.

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Healthcare Policy & Advocacy American Lung Association

Health Insurance Marketplaces (you may hear them called Exchanges) are state-based online marketplaces where people and small businesses can shop for and buy private health insurance. The Marketplace is a destination where consumers can easily compare insurance options based on price, benefits, quality and other factors to help them choose the

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2022 Lung Health Barometer Chicago American Lung Association

The 2022 Lung Health Barometer is a national survey that examines awareness, attitudes and beliefs about lung cancer. “One of the most impactful things we can do in Chicago is to raise awareness about lifesaving lung cancer screening. Currently, only 6.3% of Illinois residents at high risk for lung cancer have received a low-dose CT scan lung

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2022 Lung Health Barometer Indiana American Lung Association

The 2022 Lung Health Barometer is a national survey that examines awareness, attitudes and beliefs about lung cancer. “One of the most impactful things we can do in Indiana is to raise awareness about lifesaving lung cancer screening. Currently, only 7% of Indiana residents at high risk for lung cancer have received a low-dose CT scan lung

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Health Professionals Letter WI American Lung Association

MILWAUKEE, WI | July 27, 2022. Today, the American Lung Association in Wisconsin and United States Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) containing signatures of 141 health professionals from Wisconsin in support of the two proposed rules to end the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored

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Steps to Take if You Test Positive for COVID-19

Contact your healthcare provider. Tell them you tested positive for COVID-19 and are home recovering. Based on your underlying health and symptoms you may warrant and benefit from additional treatment that works best when started early. Take it …

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Living Near Highways and Air Pollution American Lung Association

The area most affected, they concluded, was roughly the band within 0.2 to 0.3 miles (300 to 500 meters) of the highway. 1. Children and teenagers are among the most vulnerable—though not the only ones at risk. A Danish study found that long-term exposure to traffic air pollution may increase the risk of developing chronic obstructive

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1,040 Health Professionals Sign Letter in Support of FDA Proposal …

Today, the American Lung Association and United States Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) containing signatures of 1,040 health professionals from all 50 states in support of the two proposed rules to end the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. It was delivered to Robert M. Califf, …

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Benefits of Quitting Smoking American Lung Association

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Smoking: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2004.

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Stronger Standards Mean Better Health: EPA Must Strengthen …

More protective levels are necessary to bring about health benefits nationwide and drive the cleanup of polluting sources, especially those that have long burdened communities of color disproportionately. Strengthening both the 24-hour and annual standards is important for achieving President Biden’s environmental justice goals.

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The Impact of Menthol Cigarettes on the Health of the LGBTQ

Menthol cigarettes make it easier to start smoking and harder to quit. That is why flavors, including menthol, are one of the primary reasons kids start using tobacco products (currently, nearly 19 million people smoke menthol cigarettes). The use of menthol is highest among Black and brown communities and the lesbian, gay and bisexual population.

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Pittsburgh’s Air Quality

Since the 1948 killer Donora smog incident, medical and scientific research has shown—continually, and in ever-increasing detail—that air pollution is a direct threat to human health. Living in communities with poor air quality can not only exacerbate existing health conditions but also serve as a contributing cause of the condition itself.

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Specialist, Health Promotions, Clean Air (SPI #2223-019)

Springfield, IL. Job Number: SPI #2223-019. Type: Full-Time. Department: Health Promotion and Education. The American Lung Association has an excellent opportunity for a Specialist, Health Promotions, Clean Air to join our incredible team in the Upper Midwest region. Working as a member of the Health Promotion & Education department, you will

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Ozone American Lung Association

Ozone (O 3) is a gas molecule composed of three oxygen atoms. Often called "smog," ozone is harmful to breathe. Ozone aggressively attacks lung tissue by reacting chemically with it. When ozone is present, there are other harmful pollutants created by the same processes that make ozone.

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