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Respiratory Health Association commends Chicago City Councilís historic decision today to prohibit the sale of menthol-flavored cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of schools in the city. Restricting menthol sales is the first step in ending the cycle of youth addiction to harmful tobacco products. Read more about this important investment in the health of Chicago's youth.
For more than 100 years, committed donors, partners and volunteers have been vital to advancing our mission and expanding our efforts to improve lung health. Please consider Respiratory Health Association this holiday season as you are selecting worthy causes to support. Donations to Respiratory Health Association support programs that benefit our efforts to address COPD, lung cancer, asthma and other lung diseases. Click here to give today.
The full climb category in Hustle Up the Hancock has sold out! Spots remain in the CBS 2 Half Climb and for Lung Health Champions. Lung Health Champions commit to fundraising $1,000 by May 2014. Registration is processed on a first-come, first-served basis to those who have paid in full. Click here to register.
On May 4, adventurous participants will rappel the signature lightning bolt of theWit Hotel during Skyline Plunge! Chicago. The event, the city's only urban rappel adventure, raises awareness and funds for Respiratory Health Association's lung disease research, advocacy and education. Click here to learn how to register for Skyline Plunge! Chicago.
- New guidelines for severe asthma
- City bans sales of menthol cigarettes near schools
- Lifting the smoke over the stigma of lung cancer