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January 21, 2002 | MYRNA OLIVER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Carrie Hamilton, daughter of entertainer Carol Burnett and the late producer Joe Hamilton, whose drug problems prompted a family crusade two decades ago and who recently completed a play based on her mother's autobiography, has died. She was 38. The actress, musician and writer died Sunday of cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to the family publicist, Deborah Kelman.
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July 23, 2002 | From Times staff and wire reports
The American Lung Assn. is seeking high school and college-age volunteers to help at Camp Wheeze, a day camp for asthmatic first- to sixth-graders. The camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 5 through 9 at Sacred Heart School, 10770 Henderson Road. Orientation for counselors will be held the week before. For more information, call the American Lung Assn. at 988-6023.
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May 22, 1999 | MASSIE RITSCH
Elementary school-aged children with chronic asthma can attend a free weeklong summer day camp especially designed for their needs. Camp Wheez, sponsored annually by the American Lung Assn. of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, provides asthma education, physical development skills and arts and crafts projects. The staff, including medical professionals, is made up of volunteers from the community. The camp will be held July 26-30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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January 21, 2000 | CATHERINE BLAKE
The American Lung Assn. is looking for Ventura County residents to volunteer for an education program to teach schoolchildren about asthma. Open Airways for Schools consists of six 45-minute sessions at elementary schools throughout Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The volunteers will help children identify what causes an asthma attack, how to use medication appropriately, diagnose the severity of asthma symptoms and devise an emergency plan with parents and teachers.
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September 28, 2007 | Janet Wilson, Times Staff Writer
The California Air Resources Board on Thursday banned popular in-home ozone air purifiers, saying studies have found that they can worsen conditions such as asthma that marketers claim they help to prevent. The regulation, which the board said is the first of its kind in the nation, will require testing and certification of all types of air purifiers. Any that emit more than a tiny amount of ozone will have to be pulled from the California market.
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April 30, 1993 | JEFF McDONALD
The American Lung Assn. of Ventura County is sponsoring a Clean Air Festival on Sunday at Oxnard State Beach. The event, which begins Clean Air Week, will feature speakers and displays on air pollution and its damaging effect on lung health, organizers said. "The association's goal is to empower each person to take personal responsibility for reducing the level of air pollution in their home and community," said Dr.
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June 21, 1991
The American Lung Assn. of Los Angeles County is celebrating July 3 as "NonDependence Day" to encourage smokers with a message that it's never too late to quit. The association created the annual event in 1988, in response to the surgeon general's report on nicotine addiction and to help fight respiratory diseases. The 1990 Report of the Surgeon General stated that more than 38 million Americans have quit smoking.
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