Health & Wellness
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.
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.
Getting Up Close and Personal with Radon
After listing our home for sale, we received an offer, contingent upon a radon test and a mitigation system, if the level tested too high. I thought nothing of it since I had tested my home three years prior.
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.
Welcome to Our Blog
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.
Playing to Win with Asthma: Meet Brewers’ baseball trainer Jeffrey Paxson
For Jeffrey Paxson, diagnosed with asthma at age 10, "no excuses" isn't just a saying, but a way of life. A popular and respected minor league athletic trainer for the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club for 22 years, "Pax" devotes 100 percent to everything he does, including managing his teams' needs and his own lung disease.