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Brown researcher receives grant to study lung cancer treatment in elderly

PROVIDENCE – Brown University researcher Bora Youn has joined the American Lung Association’s research team for 2019-2020, the association announced Nov. 25. Using an ALA...
THREE RHODE ISLAND counties earned failing grades for ozone pollution in the years 2015, 2016 and 2017 in the American Lung Association's 2019 State of the Air report. / COURTESY AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION

Report: 3 R.I. counties fail on ozone report card

PROVIDENCE – The American Lung Association has issued Providence, Kent and Washington counties failing grades for high ozone, or smog, pollution in its 2019...

Philanthropy Calendar, March 22, 2019

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THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION will hold its 11th annual Fight For Air Climb on March 23 at the Omni Providence Hotel. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Philanthropy Calendar, March 15, 2019

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RIMI Radiologist Receives Award from American Lung Association

The American Lung Association has named Rhode Island Medical Imaging (RIMI) radiologist Dr. Terrance Healey the American Lung Association’s 2018 LUNG FORCE Advocate. Dr....

American Lung Association fails R.I. on legal tobacco age, prevention funds

PROVIDENCE — The American Lung Association has issued two failing grades to Rhode Island on its efforts to reduce and prevent tobacco use this...

American Lung Association uses $30K CVS grant for school policies ...

PROVIDENCE – The American Lung Association is using a $30,000 grant from CVS Health Corp. to help Rhode Island schools design, implement and enforce...
THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION'S 2018 State of the Air report notes improved air quality in Rhode Island, with Washington County the worst in the region. / COURTESY ALA

American Lung Association: R.I. air quality improves, Washington County worst in...

PROVIDENCE — Year-round smog (ozone) and soot (particle) air pollution levels have improved state-wide since the last American Lung Association’s Annual Air Quality Report,...
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