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Women and Lung Cancer

The Real Face of Lung Cancer: One Woman's Quest to Educate and Inspire

Harold Wimmer | Posted 07.07.2014 | Impact
Harold Wimmer

Susan Warmerdam is a guest contributor for Harold Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association, on The Huffington Post. In Febr...

End the Tobacco Epidemic: Enough is Enough -- Together, We Can Save Half a Million Lives Every Year

Harold Wimmer | Posted 03.25.2014 | Impact
Harold Wimmer

Without stronger laws to protect people, the door is left wide open for the tobacco industry to take advantage. Cigarette manufacturers have bought companies that make e-cigarettes, cigars and smokeless tobacco products to grow their empire, increase profits and maintain power over our youth.

Mitt Romney Didn't Kill Joe Soptic's Wife -- We All Did

Rob Densen | Posted 10.15.2012 | Impact
Rob Densen

Joe, we're sorry for your loss. But we're sorrier still that your story has been used to further obscure the fact that we are all complicit in the ongoing human tragedy of lung cancer.

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Donna Summer's Death Highlights Risk Of Lung Cancer For Blacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.01.2012 | Black Voices

It's estimated that some 88,000 men and 70,000 women die from lung cancer each year, and for African Americans like disco legend Donna Summer, who rep...

The Power of Pretty, the Power of Hope: When Feeling Beautiful Matters Most

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 12.17.2011 | Women
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

As more Americans survive cancer, and live longer, organizations -- and individuals -- are grappling with how to help them transition out of the "patient" stage and into a new life as a survivor who feels good, looks good, and has hope for her future.

Lung Cancer Kills, So Does Indifference

Rob Densen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Rob Densen

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Somebody ought to tell Congress. Maybe you.

Women Smokers Just Starting To Suffer

New York Times | DENISE GRADY | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

"Women started smoking in what I call the Virginia Slims era, when they started sponsoring sporting events," said Dr. Barry J. Make, a lung specialist...