July 18, 2019
Working toward healthy lungs & clean air for all
Summer's here in full force, but the recent heat isn't slowing our staff down. Read on to learn about our latest research awards, a victory for clean air, and upcoming events!
RHA lung health news - July 2019
New rule decreases coal pollution
For nearly two years we’ve been fighting an effort to allow coal power plants to nearly double the amount of lung and climate-damaging pollution they pump into the air we breathe. 

In a victory last month, the matter was settled and vast pollution increases were avoided.

Save the date: annual COPD patient conference
Living Better Together is the country’s largest patient-focused COPD conference. Join us Thursday, November 21, 2019 in Rolling Meadows, IL.

2019 Solovy Award for COPD research
RHA is pleased to name Ravi Kalhan, MD, MS, Director of the  Northwestern Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Program , as recipient of the 2019  Solovy Award for Advancement in COPD.

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