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2014-09-25 16:27:00

DENVER, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Did you register for the Boulder Marathon in 2013? And again in 2014? And still have yet to run the actual Boulder Marathon? Well, we are no marathon, but we have a unique and challenging event for any and all running aficionados! Join us Sunday, October 12, for the American Lung Association in Colorado's 8th annual Run the 'Rocks 5K run/walk. The event will be held at Red Rocks Park and directly benefits the programs and services of the...

2014-09-03 08:33:12

Calls on Other Retailers to Halt Tobacco Sales CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association applauds CVS for removing cigarettes and all tobacco products from all CVS/pharmacy locations across the U.S. This is an important milestone for the health of the American people today and for generations to come. We are very pleased that CVS has accelerated its timeline to remove all tobacco products from its shelves. We urge all retailers - especially retailers with pharmacies...

2014-08-24 23:03:23

71-year old man recently completed his 100th stair climb to raise funds for the American Lung Association. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 71-Year Old Retiree Completes 100th Stair Climb for Charity Man Climbs and Fundraises for the American Lung Association George Burnham reached an athletic milestone most fit 21-year olds wouldn’t dream of attempting. The 71-year old retired Phoenix electrical worker recently completed his 100th stair climb event in South Carolina, at the...

2014-08-21 23:16:18

Join the American Lung Association in Colorado and 2,500 runners/walkers as they join forces to conquer this 5K at Red Rocks and raise funds for lung health and clean air. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Come support the 400,000 individuals in Colorado living with some type of lung disease. On Sunday, October 12th, thousands will participate in the American Lung Association in Colorado 8th annual Run the ‘Rocks 5K run/walk at Red Rocks Park to benefit the programs and services of the...

2014-08-21 23:11:21

Denver marketing agency Webolutions has been named the first-ever Inspirational Sponsor for the American Lung Association in Colorado’s 2014 Run the ‘Rocks 5K. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Denver marketing agency Webolutions® has been named the first-ever Inspirational Sponsor for the American Lung Association in Colorado’s 2014 Run the ‘Rocks 5K. “We’re thrilled to welcome Webolutions as a sponsor,” said Curt Huber, Chief Development Officer, American Lung...

2014-08-13 23:02:21

7th Annual Extreme Stair Climb Benefits American Lung Association in Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The first step is easy. It is the next 1,455 steps that are the challenge. Yes, you read that right. One thousand four hundred fifty-five steps. Registration is now open for Scale the Strat on Sunday, March 1, 2015. Those wanting to climb all 108 floors of stairs inside the iconic Stratosphere Tower, the highest building west of the Mississippi River, can sign up by going...

2014-08-12 23:07:26

The American Lung Association is hosting a visit to Denver by Jonathon Buonocore Sc.D a research at Harvard School of Public Health to discuss the first of its kind study that compares business as usual conditions with three alternatives for the EPA's new carbon standard. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released draft carbon pollution standards that will help confront climate change by reducing carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants in the U.S. Denver, CO...

2014-07-31 16:26:42

Media is invited to attend the Finish Line Ceremony in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Cathy Rogers, the woman who has been pedaling a Pedego(R) electric bicycle across the USA, has been riding with the Big Ride Across America cycling team to raise funds...

2014-07-01 23:05:08

The “Share Your Story” Campaign Honoring Lung Cancer Awareness Month Recognized for Creativity and Excellence Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Blue Water was recently recognized by the Web Marketing Association’s 12th annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) for the American Lung Association’s ‘Share Your Story’ campaign. Named “Best Associations Integrated Ad Campaign” and “Best Health Care Integrated Ad Campaign,” the campaign honored Lung Cancer Awareness...

2014-07-01 16:29:29

LOS ANGELES, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association in California hosted its LUNG FORCE Gala on Saturday, June 28, and honored individuals and organizations for their significant contributions to increase awareness of lung cancer and make lung cancer in women a public health priority. The honorees were presented with LUNG FORCE awards at this inaugural event, which was held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. The LUNG FORCE Gala also featured a...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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