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With your generous support, the American Lung Association saves lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. #lungs #breathe #LUNGFORCE

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Today we remember and honor the victims of the tragic attacks that took place on Sept. 11, 2001, and the first responders who risked their own lives to save others.

In July 2019, after passage by both the House and Senate, President Trump signed a bill into law to ensure continued full funding for the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund. 
The “Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act” permanently funds benefits to people and families who suffered from health impacts from the Sept. 11 attacks and the ensuing rescue, recovery and cleanup operations. 
Survivors and first responders still suffer from respiratory damage caused by the dust to this day. Learn more by going to the link in our bio. .
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Happy Alpaca Day! ⁠
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And, did you know that one JUUL pod has as much nicotine as one pack of traditional cigarettes? The nicotine in them makes them incredibly addictive. #NationalAlpacaDay #playonwords #Alpacas #ecigarettes #lungdisease #QuitDontSwitch
Clean air, full lungs, can’t lose. 🏈 
What @nfl team are you rooting for today?
Happy Labor Day! Everyone deserves to work in a healthy environment. Breathing unhealthy air at work can be dangerous, but it’s also preventable. ⁠
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#lunghealth #healthyairforall #preventlungdisease #laborday #happylaborday #honoringourlaborers
September is #PulmonaryFibrosis (PF) Awareness Month. If you or a loved one has been recently diagnosed with #PF, find out what you need to know about this serious lung disease on our website. Visit Lung.org/pf today! #PFMonth
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The American Lung Association is saddened to hear that #ValerieHarper passed away today.  Ms. Harper served as the American Lung Association’s first #LUNGFORCE Spokesperson in 2014, sharing her personal story of how she battled  #lungcancer.  We will miss you.
The inhalation of harmful chemicals found in e-cigarettes can cause irreversible lung damage and #lungdisease. We’re now seeing an increasing amount of hospitalizations and cases of severe lung damage linked to #vaping among kids. While much remains to be determined about the reported cases of severe lung damage, as well as, the lasting health consequences of vaping, we are very troubled by what we see so far. 
We stand ready to help everyone quit #tobacco products, and encourages parents to speak with their kids about the harms of #ecig use, before they start. We have programs for schools and parents to educate kids about the health risks of vaping and how to quit using tobacco. Learn more at Lung.org/ecigs.
Happy #NationalDogDay to you and your best friend! We all know that pet dander can be a serious asthma trigger. Do you know what you can do to make life easier for your lungs AND your dog?
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#dogsofinstagram #lunghealth #dogs🐶 #dogs #dogstagram #asthma #dogslife #dogsofinsta
It's your Trek, ride your way (unicycles included)! ⁠
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Our cycling adventures are set up to accommodate riders of all ability and skill level – but one thing they all have in common is supporting our mission. ⁠
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Check out our top 10 tips for trekkers and cyclists by going to the link in our bio.⁠
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#BikeTrek #Trek #Cycling #FightForAirRide #trekme #cycleforlife #bike #bikes #FightForAirRide #Unicycle #lunghealth #fitness ⁠
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Getting ready for a new school year is more complicated when you have #asthma. Check out our #BackToSchool checklist:
1. Make sure your child is using their long-term control medication daily.
2. Ask your doctor if your child with fall allergies should start allergy medication.
3. Share your updated child’s Asthma Action Plan with teachers, coaches and school nurse.
Happy World Photo Day! Share a selfie with us showing how you are taking care of your lungs today. 📸🖼️🤳 Tag us and use hashtag #healthylungs
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#WorldPhotoDay #FightingForAir #FightForAir #HealthAir #lunghealth #preventlungdisease
We are focused on eliminating tobacco use and related diseases, improving overall air quality and reducing the burden of lung disease on patients and their families. 
#ourmission #fightingforair #airquality #quitsmoking #quittobacco #asthma #copd #lungcancer #pulmonaryfibrosis #pulmonaryhypertension #airpollution #pollution #breathebetter #lungdisease #caregivers #patients