Despite Progress And More Bike Lanes, Chicago Still Gets Failing Grade On Air QualityCBS 2’s Jim Williams reports the growing numbers of bike riders is good for the environment, but that ALA report says Chicago still has a long way to go.
Actor Tim Daly Partners With American Lung Association
After Double Lung Transplant, Darien Man To Climb Oakbrook Terrace Tower For CharityA 29-year old Darien man born with cystic fibrosis planned to join hundreds of others on Sunday climbing stairs to the top of the tallest building in the suburbs to raise money for charity.
New Initiative Aims To Raise Awareness For Lung CancerCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has more on a new initiative aimed at stamping out lung cancer.
Chicago Again Gets An F From Lung Association For Poor Air QualityThe Chicago metropolitan area ranked 14th worst in the nation for 24-hour particle pollution – also known as soot – and 20th worst for high ozone levels – also known as smog – and annual particle pollution, according to the Lung Association.
Lawmaker Wants Ban On Smoking In Cars With KidsSen. Ira Silverstein (D-Chicago) argued there is no safe level of second-hand smoke for a minor to be inhaling, so he’s introduced legislation to prohibit smoking in a vehicle if anyone under the age of 18 is inside.
Graphic Warning Labels Coming To Cigarette PacksStarting in the fall of 2012, smokers reaching for a pack of cigarettes will get an in-your-face warning about what they’re doing to themselves and the people around them.
Lung Association: Illinoisans Don't Want Smoking In CasinosThe American Lung Association is touting a new poll which shows most Illinoisans who gamble would rather do it in a smoke-free environment.
Counties Ranked For Ozone, Particle PollutionThere is good news and bad news in the American Lung Association's annual State of the Air report card.
Illinois Rated Poorly For Anti-Smoking EffortsThe ways Illinois promotes clean air, and discourages smoking, are in for an evaluation from the American Lung Association.