December 2016 Articles
2016 – The Year in Lung Health
Your lungs may not know it, but they just had a very important year! Looking back at 2016, we see a year of great change, challenges and progress in our mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
Deadly December Smogs to Remember—and Prevent
An episode of the show "The Crown" depicts the "Great Smog," a historic air pollution event in London, which caused widespread illness and an estimated 12,000 deaths. Unfortunately, those events aren’t Netflix fiction or just vestiges of the past —similar “great smogs” are happening today.
E-Cigarettes – A Real Threat to Young People's Health
On December 8, the U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy released a report on e-cigarette use by youth and young adults. This first-ever Surgeon General's report on e-cigarettes shatters the myth that e-cigarettes are harmless.
Get Access to Quality Medical Coverage – Sign Up for Health Insurance
Health insurance through the Affordable Care Act benefits millions of Americans with lung disease, and open enrollment is happening right now.Related Topic: Health & Wellness
Keep Your Lungs Happy during Holiday Travel
Heading away from home for the holidays? Traveling during this busy season can be stressful for anyone. Get a few expert tips to make your holiday travel a bit easier.Related Topic: Health & Wellness