American Lung Association
|Motto||"It's a matter of life and breath." (previous)|
"Fighting For Air" (current)
|Formation||1904 (as National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis)|
|Purpose||Preventing lung disease and promoting lung health|
-National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis (1904 (founding)–1918)
-National Tuberculosis Association (1918–1968)
-National Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association (1968–1973)
-American Lung Association (since 1973)
The American Lung Association is a voluntary health organization whose mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research.
The organization was founded in 1904 to fight
Taglines that the association has used in its public-service messages have included:
In 1907, the Lung Association began their
In October 2018, the association launched its school-based initiative, "Yoga Power", a program designed to increase awareness of the importance of lung health, at Woodward Elementary School, in Delaware, Ohio.