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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. LUNG FORCE is a new national movement led by the American Lung Association to unite women against lung cancer, the #1 cancer killer of women. LUNG FORCE has three priorities: 1) Make lung cancer a cause that people care about – and act on; 2) Educate and empower patients and healthcare providers and 3) Raise critical funds for lung cancer research.

Website: http://www.lung.org/

It’s National Influenza Vaccination Week! The good news? Flu vaccination rates across the country have risen. Bad news? Rates for individuals 18 – 64 years old were the lowest in 2014. Let’s increase that rate this year!

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Preventing Influenza
http://www.lung.org
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It's Congress' job to fund the government - not hold up the process to block rules that protect kids from #tobacco & #ozone. #NoRiders #CleanBudget

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People nationwide support stronger #ozone limits. Learn more in our #infographic! http://www.fightingforair.org/about-clean…ozone.html

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On the last day of #COPD & #LungCancer Awareness month share tips for coping w a common symptom: shortness of breath

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Pursed Lip Breathing (English)
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What are the top 5 questions you should be asking your doctor about COPD?

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Top 5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor about COPD
http://www.lung.org
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Wishing you and yours a very Happy #Thanksgiving! We extend our deepest gratitude to all of you for being amazing supporters of the American Lung Association. And we invite you to share what you are grateful for this year in comments below. Thank you.

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I'm grateful for the technology that lets me spend some time with my family this #Thanksgiving - even though they live on another continent. Even 10 years ago I couldn't have seen their faces between visits. This way I get to watch my family grow with me.

Weakening protections from #tobacco and #ozone threatens kids' health. Kids are counting on Congress to pass a #CleanBudget with #NoRiders

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Lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer of women, yet only 1% cited lung cancer as top-of-mind. This NEEDS to change, and it will! It's by your voice that lives change. Let's make a difference together, TODAY, on our first ever ‪#‎LUNGFORCEday‬! Donate:

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#LUNGFORCEday
https://lungforceday.org
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#LungCancer does not choose sides. It can affect anyone. Our community needs your support:

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#LUNGFORCEday
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Today, on World Pneumonia Day, we are reminded that pneumonia can strike at any age, anywhere and anytime.

Learn your personal risk for pneumococcal pneumonia—the most common type of bacterial pneumonia—through Who Pneu?™, a public awareness campaign from the American Lung Association, Pfizer, and Tim Daly

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Who Pneu?
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We are proud to announce we have partnered with Patti LaBelle, who is sharing her iconic voice to help us raise awareness about lung cancer. ‪#‎ShareYourVoice‬

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Grammy Award-winning Singer Patti LaBelle Teams Up with American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE to Educate the Public about Lung Cancer
http://www.lung.org
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178 witches in Witches Walk raised $1,446 for LUNG FORCE

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Witches walk for lung cancer
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A love story with an emphasis on ‪#‎lungcancer‬, "Freeheld Movie" is a new film starring Julianne Moore and Ellen Page. Lung cancer can affect anyone and it always affects their loved ones as well.

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Freeheld (2015) Times - Movie Tickets | Fandango
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During National Health Education Week, we honor our Lung Association health educators across the U.S., including Ateya who trains Freedom From Smoking facilitators in Georgia. #NHEW2015 #thisisheatheducation

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Radon-caused lung cancer kills 21,000 people each year. #TestYourHome #NationalRadonActionWeek

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Radon
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Tim Daly shares his personal story when his mom was diagnosed with pneumococcal pneumonia for Who Pneu?, an American Lung Association awareness campaign in partnership with Pfizer. Learn your personal risk.

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Who Pneu?
https://www.whopneu.com
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"6 Ways to Keep Kids with Asthma Safe on Halloween"

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6 Ways to Keep Kids with Asthma Safe on Halloween
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Right on, Stephen! Being able to market to youth. Unknown health risks. Flavors like cotton candy and Skittles. The Late Show with Stephen Colbert shows why we urgently need FDA to have oversight over e-cigarettes.

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Vaping Is So Hot Right Now
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