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.
Hustle Chicago: Sunday, February 24, 2019
General registration is now closed. Donate to a climber or team!
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).
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This season, give the gift of a healthy future.
Healthy lungs and clean air for you. For your family. For all.
HEALTHY LUNGS AND CLEAN AIR FOR ALL
"STOCK ALBUTEROL" BILL
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.
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.
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.