Hustle Up the Hancock - February 25, 2018
Climb spots still 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.
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!
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
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
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.