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New technology could soon allow doctors to diagnose illnesses using a patient's breath. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: New Technology Uses Breath To Detect Deadly Diseases

Something as simple as your breath could be the most accurate diagnostic tool for everything from asthma to cancer.

09/15/2014

Suffolk County received an "F" grade in a 2014 air quality report. (Credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk County Fails American Lung Association’s Air Quality Test

Suffolk received an “F” grade in the American Lung Association’s 2014 air quality report.

05/02/2014

The midtown New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, is seen from the air over New York   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Most Of New York City, Suburbs Receive Failing Grade In Air Quality Report

The American Lung Association released its 15th annual air quality report Wednesday, which found that half of Americans still live in areas where ozone or particle pollution levels make the air unhealthy to breathe.

04/30/2014

American Lung Association State of the Air 2013 (credit: American Lung Association)

Survey: New Jersey Among Worst States For Air Quality; Suffolk Ranks Last In NY

The American Lung Association is out with its “State of the Air” survey, which grades every county in the nation on its air quality and ozone levels.

04/24/2013

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Outdoor Air Quality: Is America Suffocating Itself?

This spring, runny eyes and a stuffed up nose may not be the result of seasonal allergens.

04/24/2013

Smog Over Manhattan Skyline (credit: Hefeking/Flickr)

American Lung Association Gives Several NY Counties Failing Grades For Air Quality

For the 12th straight year, Suffolk County has received a failing grade from the American Lung Association for having the worst ozone pollution in New York.

04/27/2011

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Lung Association: NY Not Doing Enough To Curb Smoking

The Association’s ninth annual State of Tobacco Control report evaluates whether states are doing what the group considers enough to protect people against the health problems associated with tobacco use.

01/21/2011