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Hurricane Recovery Resources
In response to Hurricane Ike and the possibility of other hurricanes making landfall in the United States in the coming weeks, the American Lung Association wants to remind you of its series of hurricane recovery resources. We hope they will help those affected by these natural disasters protect their lung health and the lung health of their loved ones. Read more... Our hopes for continued health and safety go to out to those preparing for Hurricane Ike.

Big Tobacco’s Grip on Colleges and Students Loosens, But Still Holding Strong: New Report Examines Trends on Campuses
(September 8, 2008)
College students are falling victim to aggressive tobacco industry marketing tactics as one in five continue to smoke, according to a new American Lung Association report that looks at tobacco use and policies on college and university campuses. Read the press release...
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Asthma Alert: Inhalers Change from CFC to HFA by December
(September 3, 2008)
Please be aware that per government regulation, manufacturers are phasing out production of a common type of albuterol inhaler, often called a CFC inhaler. By December 31, 2008, CFC inhalers will not be available to the public and will be replaced by an HFA inhaler. Read more...

American Lung Association Study Finds No Evidence of Depression or Suicide Linked to Asthma and Allergy Drug Montelukast
(September 1, 2008)
There has been recent concern that suicide may be a complication of montelukast (Singulair) therapy. Montelukast is a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved oral drug that has been prescribed for more than a decade for the treatment of asthma and seasonal allergy symptoms. An independent study sponsored by the American Lung Association has found no evidence of depression or suicide linked to Montelukast. Read the press release...


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