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American Lung Association

Founded 1904-01-01
Nationwide

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  • Tobacco Cessation

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American Lung Association

The American Lung Association supports lung health through research, advocacy and health education. The Lung Association funds research into the causes, prevention, and cures of lung diseases, including lung cancer, asthma, COPD and influenza. It also advocates at the national and local level to protect lung health, including fighting for healthy air, smokefree environments, tobacco regulation, smoking prevention, smoking cessation programs, lung health programs and medical research . The Lung Association develops and makes available health education programs and resources that help people. Freedom From Smoking our smoking cessation program has a 35 year history of providing support for those interested in quitting. The organization also helps those with lung disease better understand and manage their condition. Specific diseases addressed include asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, tuberculosis, influenza, and pneumonia. The Lung Association serves the nationwide public by providing programs and services though our Chartered Lung Associations. The Lung Association also provides the public with epidemiological data and statistics. The Lung Association promotes awareness of its lifesaving mission through public service campaigns and media relations

Value Proposition

Our highly effective smoking cessation program is used by employers of all sizes to reduce absenteeism, increase productivity and manage ever-increasing employee health care costs.

Employers can save an estimated ,400 per year for every employee who quits smoking

There are many programs designed to help people quit smoking, but none of them match the success of the Freedom From Smoking® program.
• Ranked most effective smoking cessation program in a study of 100 managed care organizations conducted by Fordham University Graduate School of Business
• When the program is used in combination with smoking cessation medications, up to 60% of participants report having quit by the end of the program
• Freedom From Smoking® generates higher quit rates than people who try to quit on their own; 25% of participants report not smoking one year after the program ends, while only 5% of people who quit cold turkey remain non-smokers after one year