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Fighting For Quality And Affordable Healthcare American

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Help to tell Congress why healthcare is important to you. Please share your story about why affordable health insurance, access to care, and the impact of healthcare

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Our Lungs And The Affordable Care Act American Lung

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If you or your child are eligible for CHIP or Medicaid or if you are getting married, having a baby, losing other insurance coverage or moving, you can enroll for healthcare at any time. iframe video Everyone needs quality and affordable healthcare, which can improve health outcomes, especially for Americans with lung disease.

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For Asthma Health Professionals American Lung Association

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For Asthma Health Professionals; Asthma Healthcare Assessment; Asthma Healthcare Assessment Your voice is important and we want to hear from you about how your managed your asthma care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please complete our brief asthma healthcare assessment.

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Lung Cancer Healthcare Professionals American Lung

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  • One of the best ways healthcare professionals can support their lung cancer patients is to connect them with resources to meet their needs
  • Join over 700,000 people who receive the latest news about lung health, including COVID-19, research, air quality, inspiring stories and resources

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Healthcare Policy & Advocacy American Lung Association

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Health insurance Marketplaces (you may hear them called Exchanges) are state-based online marketplaces where people and small businesses can shop for and buy private health insurance. The Marketplace is a destination where consumers can easily compare insurance options based on price, benefits, quality and other factors to help them choose the

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Provide Supportive Healthcare Services For Employees

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A benefit package that provides comprehensive services to your employees with asthma and other lung diseases will help improve health and reduce the overall costs. This toolkit section is designed to help employers choose a health care package that caters to the needs of …

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Resources For Your Lung Cancer Patients American Lung

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  • Healthcare professionals support their patients in many different ways
  • Sometimes it just means listening to your patients or finding answers to their lung cancer questions
  • One of the best ways healthcare professionals can support their lung cancer patients is to connect them with resources to …

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A Declaration On Climate Change And Health American Lung

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January 26, 2021. As leading public health, environmental health, patient advocacy, healthcare, nursing and medical organizations, we declare climate change a health emergency and call for immediate action to protect the public’s health from the current and future impacts of climate change.

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Protect Lung Health For Firefighters And First Responders

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Respiratory diseases remain a significant health issue for firefighters and emergency responders who face increased exposure to gases, chemicals and smoke in the line of duty. Firefighters should go through periodic lung function tests , or pulmonary function tests (PFTs), to ensure they are healthy enough to do their job safely and help

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Healthcare Policy & Advocacy American Lung Association

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  • An Update on the Supreme Court and the ACA
  • In November 2020, the Supreme Court heard California v
  • Texas, a case about the future of the ACA
  • This case began in 2018, when a U.S
  • District Court judge in Texas ruled that the entire ACA is unconstitutional, putting the health of millions of Americans at risk.

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Mission Moment April 2021 American Lung Association

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4 hours ago · Healthcare Enrollment Period Extended! The Biden Administration has reopened the enrollment period for individuals and family to enroll in quality and affordable health insurance through healthcare.gov to extend through August 15, 2021 in most states. This is an opportunity for the millions of Americans who have lost employed-sponsored coverage

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Consensus Healthcare Reform Principles

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  • Consensus Healthcare Reform Principles
  • Today, millions of individuals, including many with preexisting health conditions, can obtain affordable health care coverage
  • Any changes to current law should preserve coverage for these individuals, extend coverage to those who remain uninsured, and lower costs and improve quality for all.

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From The Frontlines: The Truth About Masks And COVID 19

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  • There is a tremendous amount of disinformation circulating regarding the use of masks to decrease transmission of COVID-19
  • As with many aspects of the pandemic, mask use has become politicized which is unfortunate when it comes to public health
  • All science, including public health science, is …

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Financial Assistance Programs American Lung Association

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  • Medicaid is a health coverage program for low-income people that is run by states, with some funding support from the federal government
  • Eligibility requirements and benefits vary state-to-state
  • For information about the Medicaid program in your area, contact your state Health

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Resources For COPD Health Professionals American Lung

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Call, email or chat with a health professional at our free call center, the Lung HelpLine. Stay Informed and Join the Fight: Sign up for news and updates from the American Lung Association to keep up to date on lung disease, research opportunities and new resources.

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Guidance For Healthcare Providers On Evaluating And

Tracking Lung.org

  • This guidance is intended to support healthcare providers in their understanding and tracking of this important issue
  • Guidelines for Everyday Tracking of E-cigarette Usage
  • Similar to the tracking of tobacco use, tracking of e-cigarette or vaping product use is important to understanding a patient's health status.

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EACH Breath Blog American Lung Association

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Intermountain also prioritizes educating patients and community members about how they can protect themselves and their loved ones from the health threats of air pollution, and has developed a Care Process Model (CPM) to educate healthcare providers about the health risks of air pollution, and help counsel patients about reducing those risks when outdoor air quality is poor.

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Indoor Air Pollutants And Health American Lung Association

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  • Poor indoor air quality can cause or contribute to the development of infections, lung cancer and chronic lung diseases such as asthma
  • People who already have lung disease are at greater risk

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COPD Educator Institute American Lung Association

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The American Lung Association COPD Educator Course is a professional education course for healthcare professionals who work with COPD patients, such as respiratory therapists, internal medicine nurses, pulmonary nurses, pharmacists and care managers.

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Healthcare Associated Legionnaires' Disease A Concern For

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Legionnaires' disease, a serious type of pneumonia, is a risk in healthcare facilities across the U.S. Unfortunately, the health conditions that cause many people to seek treatment in long-term care facilities and hospitals can also put them at greater risk of getting sick and dying from this lung infection.

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Tobacco Cessation Treatment: What Is Covered

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  • Insurance Type: State Health Insurance Marketplace Plans Who's Covered? Individuals who buy plans through healthcare.gov or their state’s marketplace
  • Subsidies for these plans are available to those earning 100-400% of the federal poverty level
  • Tobacco cessation as a preventive service
  • Federal guidance defines this as:

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Press Releases American Lung Association

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“If the entire health care law is invalidated, health plans could once again deny coverage to anyone with a pre-existing condition, set arbitrary lifetime and annual limits on care, and skirt essential benefits necessary to prevent and treat acute conditions. The link between access to comprehensive health coverage and patient outcomes is

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Marijuana And Lung Health American Lung Association

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  • Due to the risks it poses to lung health, the American Lung Association strongly cautions the public against smoking marijuana as well as tobacco products
  • More research is needed into the effects of marijuana on health, especially lung health
  • See our public policy position on marijuana and lung health.

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Pulmonary Fibrosis American Lung Association

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  • Pulmonary fibrosis is a disease marked by scarring in the lungs
  • See What Research Is Being Done
  • Meet the PF researchers and see what they are investigating to better understand pulmonary fibrosis and improve treatments.
  • Connect Your Patients to Pulmonary Fibrosis Resources

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Illinois Lawmakers Pass Sweeping Healthcare Bill

Illinois Lung.org

Today, the Illinois General Assembly passed a sweeping healthcare bill, HB158, that addresses a range of healthcare issues, including improving asthma care and addressing racial health inequities. HB 158 is the fourth and final legislative pillar of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC)’s

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A History Of Mistrust: Addressing The Inherent Racial Bias

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It is well documented that members of the Black community experience more illness, worse outcomes and premature death compared to their white counterparts. In addition to what we consider typical disparities such as income, housing and education, inherent racial bias in the healthcare system also contributes to these negative health outcomes.


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Asthma Trends And Burden American Lung Association

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Asthma impacts those with the disease in many ways that may differ by demographic group and can change over time. This page describes trends and disparities in asthma mortality (deaths), prevalence (number of cases), healthcare use, number of missed school and work days, and economic costs.

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Health Professionals For Clean Air And Climate Change

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Health care professionals have a responsibility to help diagnose and treat patients, and to help the community at large when there is a crisis. Right now, the air we breathe is in crisis.

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Health Professionals For Clean Air And Climate Change

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Medical professionals are on the front lines taking care of patients experiencing the direct impacts of air pollution and climate change. From higher ozone and particle pollution levels due to increased heat and wildfires—to threats from severe storms and the spread of vector-borne diseases—the science is clear; climate change poses one of the greatest threats to lung health.

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Sample Advance Healthcare Directive

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If I initial this line, my agent’s authority to make health care decisions for me takes effect immediately. (1.4) AGENT’S OBLIGATION: My agent shall make health care decisions for me in accordance with this power of attorney for health care, any instructions I give in Part 2 of this form, and my other wishes to the extent known to my agent.

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Lung Health Public Policy Position 100315

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POSITION TITLE: Lung Health DATE REVISED: October 3, 2015 Policy Principle on Lung Health The American Lung Association strongly supports measures to prevent lung disease, reduce the incidence and exacerbation of lung disease, improve the diagnosis and treatment of lung disease patients and increase their access to appropriate health care.

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Public Policy Position

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  • Policy Principle on Lung Health
  • The American Lung Association strongly supports measures to prevent lung disease, reduce the incidence and exacerbation of lung disease, improve the diagnosis and treatment of lung disease patients and increase their access to appropriate health care.


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ACA Prevention And Public Health Fund American Lung

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One of the most critical provisions of the Affordable Care Act is the creation of the Prevention and Public Health Fund. The Fund invests in critical public health initiatives, such as community programs that help people quit smoking, support groups for lung cancer patients and classes that teach people how to avoid asthma attacks.

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What Is A Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA

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Assessing community health needs: A hospital facility conducting a CHNA must identify and prioritize the significant health needs of the community it serves. Hospitals have flexibility in determining whether a health need is significant; there are no requirements to use a particular methodology or specific criteria to prioritize significant

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Alabama Public Health Groups: Tobacco 21 Bill Fails To

Alabama Lung.org

Today, health advocate groups in Alabama issued the following statement regarding House Bill 273, which passed the Alabama House of Representatives last Tuesday. “We are pleased that Alabama lawmakers are working to address the youth e-cigarette epidemic, which is creating a new generation addicted to tobacco products.

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About The Healthy Air Campaign American Lung Association

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The Lung Association’s Healthy Air Campaign leads a coalition of national public health, medical, nursing and health care organizations in our healthy air advocacy efforts. We are united in our calls for action on air pollution and climate change.

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Nation's Top Health Organizations Band Together To Urge

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With this year's flu season just beginning, together three of the nation's leading, non-profit health organizations are urging the 117 million adults living with chronic disease to prioritize annual flu vaccination and calling on health care professionals to advocate for and support flu …

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CVS Health American Lung Association

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CVS Health has been a committed partner to the American Lung Association, helping us address the most pressing lung health issues. This year is no different, as CVS Health is stepping up to support our COVID-19 Action Initiative, a $25M investment to end COVID-19 and prevent future respiratory pandemics.From June 14 – July 11, CVS Pharmacy is inviting customers to donate $1, $3 …

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Health Partners Report Re Undercovered: How “Insurance

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  • acute and chronic health conditions
  • These individuals need access to comprehensive, affordable health cover-age to meet their medical needs
  • In March 2017, we adopt-ed a core set of principles to guide and measure any work to reform, change or improve our nation’s health insurance system
  • Our core principles are that health care must be

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Disparities In The Impact Of Air Pollution American Lung

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Lack of access to health care, grocery stores and good jobs; poorer job opportunities; dirtier workplaces; and higher traffic exposure are among the factors that could handicap groups and increase the risk of harm. Finally, existing health conditions, behaviors or traits may predispose some groups to greater risk.

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Wildfires American Lung Association

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  • Due to the COVID19 pandemic, N95 masks may not be readily available due to shortages and because they are needed for frontline health care workers
  • Take precautions for kids: Extra precaution should be taken for children, who are more susceptible to smoke
  • Their lungs are still developing and they breathe in more air (and consequently more

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NEW: Coalition Lawsuit Halts Dangerous ‘Sunset Rule

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Representing more than 8,000 health care practitioners with 18 specialty practice issues groups and 53 chapters, NAPNAP has been advocating for children’s health since 1973 and was the first APRN society in the U.S. Our mission is to empower pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses and key partners to optimize child and family


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Coalition Sues HHS Over Dangerous Sunset Rule That Would

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Representing more than 8,000 health care practitioners with 18 specialty practice issues groups and 53 chapters, NAPNAP has been advocating for children’s health since 1973 and was the first APRN society in the U.S. Our mission is to empower pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses and key partners to optimize child and family


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FINAL 2021 Declaration On Climate And Health With Logos

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A Declaration on Climate Change and Health 2021 January 26, 2021 As leading public health, environmental health, patient advocacy, healthcare, nursing and medical organizations, we declare climate change a health emergency and call for immediate action to protect the public’s health from the current and future impacts of climate change.

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10 Of The Most Appalling Facts About Tobacco Company

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1. "[This case] is about an industry, and in particular these [tobacco companies], that survives, and profits, from selling a highly addictive product which causes diseases that lead to a staggering number of deaths per year, an immeasurable amount of human suffering and economic loss, and a profound burden on our national health care system.


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Mississippi Health Advocates: Proposed Cigarette Tax

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Such an increase would also save Mississippi $584.53 million in long-term health care costs from declines in adult and youth smoking. “The primary goal of raising Mississippi’s cigarette tax is to lower smoking rates and improve the health of our state,” said Ashley Lyerly, advocacy director for the American Lung Association in Mississippi.

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Tobacco Prevention Education, Intervention, And Referral

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  • Learn about the dangers of tobacco use, how to screen for use, and refer those interested to cessation services
  • This important training will be offered virtually in two 2-hour blocks on Monday, March 15th and Wednesday, March 17th to fit well in most schedules
  • After attending the trainings, you will receive two professional certificates qualifying you as a Cessation Navigator able to provide

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19 Health Organizations Respond To ‘Censoring Science

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“This effort to censor science has garnered unprecedented opposition from the public health, medical and scientific community and strikes at the core of EPA’s mission to protect human health and the environment. “We call on President-elect Biden to take swift …

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What is healthy really means?

Healthy eating means eating a variety of foods that give you the nutrients you need to maintain your health, feel good, and have energy. These nutrients include protein, carbohydrates, fat, water, vitamins, and minerals. Nutrition is important for everyone. When combined with being physically active...

How do you stay healthy?

In order to stay healthy, you need to live an active and aware lifestyle. This means getting at least 30 minutes of exercise daily, eating a well balanced diet, and try and reduce stress in your lifestyle. Becoming more active will help with stress levels and eating a well balanced diet will help keep you healthy.

Is your healthy food really healthy?

Is Your Healthy Food Really Healthy? Give your salad a second look. While salads are a great way to get in your daily vegetables, it's surprisingly simple to... Avoid artificial sweeteners. While reducing the amount of sugar in your diet is always a positive move, artificial... Be picky about popcorn. Popcorn can be a great low-calorie snack when you make it at home. More ...

Is being too healthy unhealthy?

Yep, being too healthy can actually be unhealthy . Orthorexia is an obsession with eating a "pure" diet, which can mean avoiding foods with unhealthy fats, added sugar or salt, genetic modifications, artificial colors, or flavors and preservatives.

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