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7:20 am on Friday January 18, 2013

2013 Fight For Air Climb presented by East Shore Athletic Club

Image by Flickr user moyogoThe American Lung Association will be hosting the 2013 Fight For Air Climb presented by East Shore Athletic Club on July 20 at the North Charleston Coliseum. There are three different challenges: the Climb, which consist...
10:55 am on Wednesday January 16, 2013

The “Lowcountry Dancing with the Stars” Oxygen Ball

Image by 2013 Oxygen Ball website The fifth annual "Dancing with the Stars" Oxygen Ball will be held on April 26 and include night of dinner, dancing and a live auction. The Ball will be held on April 26 from 6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the...
9:41 am on Wednesday January 16, 2013

11th annual Fight For Air run and walk returns November 9

The 11th annual Fight For Air 10K/5K Run and Walk presented by Lucey Law will be held on Saturday, November 9, to support the American Lung Association. The 10K is at 8:45 a.m., and the 5K is at 9 at the Folly Beach Pier.  Participants can choose...
5:41 am on Tuesday January 24, 2012

Climb to new heights in the fight for healthy lungs

Image by Flickr user carinasuyinOn July 28th, hundreds of people will huff and puff their way up and down the stairs in the North Charleston Coliseum by participating in the Fight for Air Climb and Ultra Climb. Fight for Air Climbs are unique...
8:00 am on Wednesday January 19, 2011

Early information on the Oxygen Ball: Lowcountry Dancing with the Stars

Support the American Lung Association in South Carolina by attending the Oxygen Ball on Friday, April 29th, at the Charleston Marriott. Local celebrities will pair with professional dancers from Fred Astaire Dance Studios to compete for the title of...
4:41 pm on Wednesday April 28, 2010

Good news: Charleston air quality improves to a 'D'

Image by Flickr user Mr. T in DC Amazing sunsets, beautiful marshes, and an ozone grade of "D." Yes, the annual American Lung Association State of the Air report card is out, and Charleston's ratings (along with much of the country) improved from...
5:32 pm on Saturday September 13, 2008

Smell the fresh air

Image by 20080912breath.jpg Charleston’s odor is not a secret and has many sources: horses, paper mills, mildew, etc., but most are unaware of the dirty, damaging air they inhale. Earlier this year Charleston received an "F" by the American Lung...
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