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Respiratory Health Assoc. of Metropolitan Chicago

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Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago has been a local public health leader since 1906. Today, the association addresses asthma, COPD, lung cancer, tobacco control and air quality with a comprehensive approach involving research, education and advocacy activities.
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Stories & Events

Opinion

Proposed cigarette tax to save lives, raise money

May 15, 2012 Dear Editor, Cigarette smoking results in more than 16,000 Illinois deaths per year, and more than 2,000 deaths due to exposure to … Read more ›

Opinion

Proposed cigarette tax to save lives, raise money

May 15, 2012 Dear Editor, Cigarette smoking results in more than 16,000 Illinois deaths per year, and more than 2,000 deaths due to exposure to … Read more ›

Opinion

Proposed cigarette tax to save lives, raise money

May 15, 2012 Dear Editor, Cigarette smoking results in more than 16,000 Illinois deaths per year, and more than 2,000 deaths due to exposure to … Read more ›

Health and fitness
Katie Janiga of Streamwood rappelled 27 stories of theWit Hotel Sunday, May 6, to raise funds for local lung disease research and programs. (Photo by Sooz Main)

Streamwood woman rappels 27 stories for lung health

Katie Janiga of Streamwood was among 90 people who stepped over the edge 278 feet above State and Lake Streets in Skyline Plunge! Chicago on … Read more ›

Health and fitness
Dr. William Plotkin, right, met with state legislators to discuss important lung health policies and gather support for related pieces of legislation. (Photo courtesy of Bapu Arekapudi)

Man travels to Springfield to advocate for lung health

Dr. Willaim Plotkin, of Skokie, met with state legislators Wednesday, April 18, to discuss important lung health policies and gather support for related pieces of … Read more ›

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