Friday, March 9, 2018
Courage to Quit® Leader Training
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.
State Lung Health Education Day 2018
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Join us in Springfield to gather support for lung-friendly initiatives! Registration includes transportation, training and lunch.
2018 Solovy Award
Nationwide Call for Nominations
We invite you to submit nominations recognizing individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) research to improve the quality of life for those living with COPD.
Hustle Up the Hancock - February 25, 2018
Hustle Up the Hancock
General registration is now closed. There is no registration on event day. Help support a climber in their fundraising efforts!
Home-based Asthma Education and Environmental Interventions in Illinois
The Case for Sustainable Financing
Despite the economic benefits, reimbursement for asthma education and environmental management tends to be lower and/or less comprehensive than other asthma management approaches. Learn more about our goal to expand access to these asthma management strategies and recommended sustainable financing mechanisms.
Clean, Renewable Energy is Good for Lung Health
Increased use of clean, renewable energy, such as wind and solar-generated power, when combined with increased energy efficiency, can improve health both by reducing emissions that harm health directly and that increase global warming. Respiratory Health Association’s new issue brief examines why clean, renewable energy is not just an environmental issue, but a public health priority.
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
HEALTHY LUNGS AND CLEAN AIR FOR ALL
Support participants in Chicago’s most iconic winter fitness event as they 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
2017 was a busy, but successful year 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.