Weather and Your Lungs
"What's the weather going to be today?" It's a frequent question that has larger implications for those with lung disease.
Beards and Lung Health: A Lung Health Expert Weighs In
Beards are a hot trend that have a long-standing reputation for keeping you warm during the cold winter months. But that’s not all. There are several claims online and in the media that beards are healthy and others that they are not. So what’s a guy to do? That’s why we’ve turned to a lung health expert to take a look at claims surrounding beards and lung health.
State of Tobacco Control: Answers to Your Burning Questions
Understandably there are many questions that come up when it comes to policies and regulations. So, we've put together a few answers to commonly asked questions about tobacco control from the authors of our "State of Tobacco Control 2016" report.
Who Is Really Benefiting From the Tobacco Settlement Money?
You may or may not remember this, but there was a time when the tobacco industry even more openly and brazenly marketed tobacco products to our kids. It was then and continues today to be their business plan: they hook kids young, which can lead to a lifetime of addiction and tobacco industry profits.
How Your Home May Resemble a Uranium Mine
Your home and a uranium mine may have something in common. That something is radon, an invisible gas that causes lung cancer.
Breathing Basics for Runners
For runners, losing your breath may be a big obstacle to success. Whether you’re a beginning runner or looking to improve your stamina, proper breathing techniques can give your running a boost.Related Topic: Fitness
Training Tips from the Top
Fight For Air Climbs are unique fundraisers. Prominent skyscrapers, stadiums or arenas provide the setting for a “vertical road race,” where participants walk, run or race up hundreds of steps. It’s a great way to challenge yourself physically.Related Topic: Fitness
Precision Medicine: How We Got Here
It’s often been said that the way research happens is serendipitous. One discovery opens the door to another, and that progression is what paves the way to better treatments and perhaps, someday, cures.
Space Travel Obstacles?
Star Wars would have you believe that the greatest challenges to space travel is asteroids, lack of resources like water or fuel, or even the threat of unfriendly, intelligent alien life. But in reality, scientists are finding that the biggest obstacle to today’s space travel is dust. Yes, space dust.
Why Is Quitting Smoking So Difficult? The Science Behind Addiction
It can take a smoker multiple quit smoking attempts before they are completely smokefree. But despite these struggles, we know quitting is worth it.