How Wildfires Affect Our Health
Wildfires threaten lives directly, and wildfire smoke can affect us all. They spread air pollution not only nearby, but thousands of miles away, causing breathing difficulties in even healthy individuals.
How We Conquered Consumption
As the most feared disease in the world, the disease was known as the "Great White Plague" (due to the extreme paleness of those affected), striking down the young and old, the rich and poor. It seemed no one was safe from tuberculosis or consumption as it was known.
To better understand the critical importance of lung health and make this real in our daily lives, we want to begin conversations around lung health. So I am pleased to introduce a blog by the American Lung Association.