March 2019 Articles
Reducing Air Pollution from Health Systems
"Where Does Air Pollution Come From?" is our theme for the month of March in our 2019 Year of Air Pollution & Health. To highlight both sources and solutions, we are featuring a series of blogs to highlight successful efforts to reduce pollution from major sources. For our third and final post, we teamed up with Year of Air Pollution & Health partner, Health Care Without Harm, to show how the healthcare industry can reduce its contribution to air pollution.
Reducing Air Pollution from Cars and Trucks: The Success of the Cleaner Car Standards
The American Lung Association’s Year of Air Pollution and Health seeks to raise awareness of the health impacts of air pollution, and to generate support for the solutions needed to provide healthy air for every American. This month’s theme is “Where does Air Pollution Come From?”Related Topic: Healthy Air
TB in the Community: Forgotten but Not Gone
A hundred years ago, tuberculosis (TB) was the leading cause of death in the United States. These days, thanks to the development of effective treatments and a vigilant public health system, this deadly disease is largely controlled in the U.S. But TB is not gone - and it should not be forgotten.Related Topic: Health & Wellness
Vaping: It's All Smoke and Mirrors
A new generation is at risk for irreversible lung damage and disease from e-cigarettes, yet many people view them as harmless. Dr. Troy Moritz explores the dangers of vaping.Related Topic: Tobacco & Smoking
Reducing Air Pollution from Power Plants: The Success of the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
“Where Does Air Pollution Come From?” That’s our theme for the month of March as part of the Year of Air Pollution & Health, and we are doing a series of blogs featuring success stories of reducing pollution from major sources.Related Topic: Healthy Air
A Good Day Begins with Good Sleep - Get Help with Sleep Apnea So You Can Catch Your ZZZs
One of the keys to having a good day starts with a good night’s sleep. This National Sleep Awareness Week we’re echoing the National Sleep Foundation to remind you that a good day and good health begins with sleep.Related Topic: Health & Wellness
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