Centennial of a Pandemic: The 1918 Flu
It’s 1918, and the First World War is beginning to wind down across Europe. But another scourge is also spreading, and it will eventually take even more lives. It's influenza – or the flu – an adversary that’s still with us a century later.
The Cancer Moonshot: Ending cancer as we know it
The American Lung Association has been proud to stand with the Biden Cancer Initiative, focusing intently on our work to defeat lung cancer.
Dragon's Breath? Not Unless You Have Dragon Lungs
Popular desserts commonly marketed as "Dragon’s Breath," "Heaven’s Breath," "nitro puff" and more—can cause serious injury and harm to your health.
To Protect Marylanders' Health, Defend Clean Car Standards
The latest threat to our health is the effort to roll back federal clean car standards that limit vehicle pollution. Read why this Maryland physician is asking leaders to fight back.Related Topic: Healthy Air
Things to Know about Lung Transplants
A lung transplant is a major operation and there are some considerations before and after you'll want to keep in mind - like how you're getting there, your emotional health, how you get matched. Learn about things you might not know and see answers to common lung transplant questions.
Support and Community on Inspire.com
Learn how Lung Association's free online communities help patients and caregivers including those impacted by lung disease, lung cancer, COPD, pulmonary fibrosis, asthma and people who are trying to quit smoking.
Festival Flu: What is it and how to avoid it
Affectionately referred to as “Festival Flu,” this virus is anecdotally said to set in on a Tuesday, after a weekend of concerts. But what exactly is it?
Behind the Scenes at the American Lung Association's Oxygen Therapy Video Shoot
In the fall of 2017, the American Lung Association embarked on a large project to develop resources for people facing pulmonary fibrosis. Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a disease that causes scarring in the lungs.
Professional Racecar Driver's Tips for Exercising with Asthma
The relationship between exercise and asthma might seem confusing: If asthma is a lung disease that makes it harder for you to breathe, then wouldn’t exercise seemingly be out of the question? Quite the contrary! Implementing physical activity is a critical component in controlling and actually improving the way your body copes with the disease.
The Challenge of Diagnosing IPF
A patient complaining of cough and shortness of breath sits on the exam table. A healthcare provider takes out their stethoscope and listens to their lungs.