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American Lung Association



The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases.

American Lung Association News Stories

  • Americans Want Stricter Smog Standards

    Sep 16, 2015

    We asked voters across the country if they support stricter limits on the smog pollution they breathe. Their answer was an overwhelming YES! A staggering majority – 73 percent - of voters support the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) placing[…]

  • Mission Moment September - 2015

    Sep 15, 2015

    We’ve may have closed out a busy summer but we have no plans to slow down this fall! Here are some highlights from the past month, including helping to create lung-friendly workplaces, the start of LUNG FORCE Expo season, and[…]

  • Going to Work Without Laboring for Breath

    Sep 10, 2015

    The vast majority of the American workforce spends at least part of their day laboring indoors where serious health dangers may be lurking in the air they breathe. According to the Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA), approximately 11 million[…]

  • Mission Moment - August 2015

    Aug 26, 2015

    Summer is almost over, but it was anything but “vacation-time” for the Lung Association. We were busy on all fronts in our fight for healthy air and healthy lungs. Here are some of the highlights from the past month, including[…]


American Lung Association Press Releases

Resources from the American Lung Association