• Hustle Chicago: Sunday, February 24, 2019

    Hustle Chicago 2019 Race Results

    You came, you conquered, you Hustled. Now see your results.

  • RHA and JTV Partnership

    Women’s Lung Health Month

    1 in 6 U.S. women is living with lung disease. Lung cancer kills more women than breast, ovarian, and uterine cancers combined. This February we’re teaming up with Jewelry Television (JTV) to raise awareness and funds.

  • Solovy Award Nominations Now Open

    Nominate an Outstanding COPD researcher

    Recipients of The Solovy Award for Advancement in COPD  will receive $20,000 to be used for COPD research as the award recipient deems fit. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 1, 2019 by 5:00PM (CST).

HEALTHY LUNGS AND CLEAN AIR FOR ALL

GOVERNOR SIGNS
"STOCK ALBUTEROL" BILL
A SAFER ENVIRONMENT FOR CHILDREN WITH ASTHMA

Stock Asthma Rescue Medication in Schools (SB 3015) was passed by the Illinois Legislature this spring and signed into law by Governor Rauner on August 3. Illinois now joins ten other states in adopting similar policies regarding stock asthma medication.

GOVERNOR RAUNER VETOES
TOBACCO 21
FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2018

We are incredibly disappointed in Governor Rauner’s decision to veto Tobacco 21 after it passed the Illinois General Assembly, which would have substantially reduced youth smoking and saved the state hundreds of millions of dollars in future health care costs.

LUNG POWER TEAM
MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Her Mother's Memory Pushes Melanie to the Finish

Melanie Santarelli ran the Chicago marathon when she was 10 weeks pregnant. The accomplishment speaks to a toughness that Melanie learned from her own mother, Theresa, whose battle with cancer spurred Melanie to begin running. 

RESPIRATORY HEALTH ASSOCIATION'S MISSION IS TO PREVENT LUNG DISEASE, PROMOTE CLEAN AIR AND HELP PEOPLE LIVE BETTER THROUGH EDUCATION, RESEARCH, AND POLICY CHANGE.