Pa. Moves To Raise Cigarettes, Tobacco Age To 21Pennsylvania is moving to join 18 other states and ban the purchase of cigarettes and other tobacco products by people under 21, although it's maintaining an exception for military veterans or service members who are at least 18.
Local Lawmakers Move Forward With Bill To Raise Minimum Age To Purchase Tobacco Products In Pa.This legislation is designed to end what some are calling an epidemic among teenagers.
American Lung Association Gives Pittsburgh Failing Grade For Poor Air QualityA new report on air quality says the Pittsburgh area is among the worst in the country.
Hundreds Participate In Fight For Air Climb Supporting American Lung AssociationHundreds gathered today to climb 36 floors of stairs at the JLL Center to support the American Lung Association.
Air Quality Report Ranks Pittsburgh Region Among The WorstThe American Lung Association's annual "State of the Air" report ranks the Pittsburgh region among the worst in the nation for certain types of pollution.
Hundreds Climb 897 Steps At One Oxford Center To Raise Awareness About Lung DiseaseHundreds of participants were climbing the stairs Saturday at One Oxford Center in Downtown Pittsburgh to raise awareness about chronic lung disease.
New Device Breathing Optimism Into Future Of Medical Testing A new generation of diagnostic tools may soon be able to sniff out all sorts of diseases using your breath, including various cancers, liver disease, kidney failure, diabetes, asthma and tuberculosis.
American Lung Association To Release 2013 “State Of The Air” ReportThe Pittsburgh region's grade in the American Lung Association’s "State of the Air" report is not as good.
Best Ways To Take Advantage Of The Last Of The Winter In PittsburghWhile the promise of spring is hopefully close, many Pittsburghers find it best to celebrate winter until “April showers officially give way to May flowers.” Here are the best ways to celebrate the last few weeks of winter in Pittsburgh.
Local Air Quality Improves, Still Long Way To GoThere are some new statistics out about the air we breathe in Pittsburgh. The American Lung Association just released its “State of the Air” report.
Health Department Finds Pittsburgh's Air Pollution Rating FlawedThe American Lung Association says our area is one of the most polluted in the nation, but local health officials say the findings are flawed.