American Lung Association

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Hundreds Climb Stairs To Help Raise Money For Fight Against Lung Cancer

The last thing many people want to do on a Saturday morning is to climb 50 flights of stairs. But that’s exactly what hundreds of people woke up early to do this morning in Center City Philadelphia. And it was all for a good cause.

03/21/2015

Kevin and Jessica Gehman are preparing for the Philadelphia Fight for Air Climb, which takes place next month. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Participants Gear Up For Annual Center City Fundraiser Climb

The 9th Annual Philadelphia Fight for Air Climb is right around the corner, and on Wednesday night climbers got to do a practice run of the Center City skyscraper they’ll be taking on in late March.

02/05/2015

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Kevin Sabett: ‘It’s Ironic That We’re Pushing Against Smoking So Hard, Yet We’re Ready To Give Marijuana A Free Pass’

Chris Stigall talked with Kevin Sabet, the author of Reefer Sanity about the recent push to legalize marijuana.

07/30/2014

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American Lung Association Says Philly One Of Most Air-Polluted In Country

The American Lung Association says the Philadelphia region is still among the most air-polluted places in the country.

05/03/2014

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Outdoor Air Quality: Is America Suffocating Itself?

This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.

04/24/2013

Pollution

Health: State Of The Air

The American Lung Association is out with its annual State of the Air report, and our area is among the 10 most polluted.

04/25/2012

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Groups Hold Old City ‘Inhaler Vigil’ To Highlight Philadelphia’s Poor Air Quality

Representatives from the Clean Air Council and the Sierra Club were on Independence Mall in front of a giant inflatable hand holding an inhaler, talking about the difficulty of living with asthma in areas of poor air quality.

07/14/2011

Philadelphia Area Ranks Bottom 25 In America For Air Quality

The American Lung Association is out with its annual “State of the Air” report, and there’s good news and bad news for the Delaware Valley.

04/27/2011

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‘Christmas Seals’ Have Roots In The Area

A key fundraiser for the American Lung Association is now underway and it started in the tri-state area.

11/15/2010