American Lung Association

A nonprofit organization

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The American Lung Association® has many programs and strategies for fighting lung disease. Among these are: - Asthma. Open Airways teaches children with asthma to understand and manage their illness so they can lead more normal lives. - Tobacco control. The American Lung Association® offers a variety of smoking control and prevention programs targeted to specific groups-some aimed at adults, others intended for school use, and still others designed to build bridges between the home and school and involve community leaders along with parents and educators. - Teens Against Tobacco Use (TATU). TATU is a peer-teaching tobacco control program aimed at deterring youngsters from taking up smoking. - Research and professional education. The American Lung Association funds a broad program of grants and awards designed to further both basic and applied research in lung function and lung disease. - Advocacy programs. The American Lung Association's advocacy programs seek to influence the development and enforcement of laws and regulations related to lung health at the national, state and local levels, providing authoritative information to policymakers. - Communications programs. The American Lung Association informs and educates the public about the impact and prevention of lung disease in a variety of ways. Source: www.lungusa.org

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Organization Information

Name

American Lung Association

Employer id number (ein)

13-1632524

Address

55 WACKER DR, STE 1150
CHICAGO, IL 60601

Phone

(212) 315-8700