World TB day was celebrated on March 24 the to raise awareness about TB related problems and solutions.Read More
The small town of Westminster, Massachusetts has become the latest battleground against the tobacco industry.Read More
Being able to recognize signs and symptoms, and create asthma friendly environments where people live, work, go to school, and play can reduce the severity of an asthma flare-up and even help avoid a visit to the emergency room.Read More
Lung disease encompasses a wide range of afflictions—from the very treatable pneumonia to the controllable but not curable emphysema to lung cancer, whose victims have a five-year survival rate of just 6 to 15 percent.Read More
While quitting smoking can be difficult, the American Lung Association provides resources and tips make this year’s New Year’s resolution a success.
In fact, the American Lung Association recently offered some encouragement to people who may be wavering on the resolutions to quit smoking that they may have made several months ago. A survey from the organization finds that 60 percent of smokers were not able to quit on their first try and instead required multiple attempts.Read More