Hustle Up the Hancock - February 25, 2018
Climb spots are available!
Secure your spot today in Chicago’s most iconic winter fitness event! Registration is processed on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no registration on event day.
2017 Living Better Together COPD Conference
Thank You for
Attending LBT 2017!
Our 2017 Living Better Together COPD Conference was a great success! We’re delighted so many of you came together to learn about COPD and strategies for living better together with this chronic illness. Photos now available on our Flickr.
Friday, December 8, 2017
Courage to Quit®
Empower others to quit smoking! This training will prepare you to deliver successful adult smoking cessation programs. By providing resources, practicing skills and giving support, you’ll give others the Courage to Quit®.
Bank of America Chicago Marathon - October 7, 2018
Run the 2018 Marathon
with Lung Power Team
Want to run the 2018 Bank of America Chicago Marathon? Don’t wait — secure your spot with Lung Power Team now!
IPF and Lung Cancer Research Funding
Requests for Applications
New funding opportunity available to support local idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and lung cancer research projects to improve our understanding of lung health and lead to improvements in treating and curing lung disease
Proviso Partners for Health (PP4H), a multi-sector coalition that supports community health and health equity, led the campaign for Tobacco 21 in Maywood with leadership from Respiratory Health Association. The Public Good Projects, in collaboration with Cook County Department of Public Health, created a video highlighting our success in passing Tobacco 21 in Maywood this past May.
Training Now Available Online
for School Staff
An online, one-hour training that teaches you how to respond during a child’s asthma emergency at school
ACA Provisions Have Been Valuable
Several provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have been particularly valuable for people living with asthma and other lung diseases. Respiratory Health Association’s new issue brief examines how the ACA’s possible repeal will impact vulnerable populations, both locally and nationally, with a particular focus on the numbers who will lose their health care coverage.
HEALTHY LUNGS AND CLEAN AIR FOR ALL
IN HUSTLE 2018
Be one of 4,000 people in Chicago’s most iconic winter fitness event! Climb to the top of the John Hancock Center to raise funds and awareness for clean air and those living with lung disease.
BUILDS IN ILLINOIS
This summer has been busy for advocates working to raise the minimum purchase age of tobacco products from 18 to 21 in Chicagoland. You can help bring Tobacco 21, an important youth tobacco prevention strategy, to your community.
RUNNING ON LOVE
Dr. Cory Sellers ran the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 8 as a member of RHA’s Lung Power Team. Pictured above is Cory’s mother–his motivation for hitting the pavement to raise funds for education, research, and policy change.