This website uses cookies. By continuing you are agreeing to our privacy policy.

Colleen J., IL

I have severe asthma and emphysema. Working in the yard or walking more than a block outside is a major challenge. I was astounded this spring to find that my asthma was actually better in New York City than it is in Chicago!

First published: May 24, 2012

Red button with telephone
Ask An Expert

Questions about your lung health? Need help finding healthcare? Call 1-800-LUNGUSA.

Get help
Red button of two hand prints
We need your generous support

Make a difference by delivering research, education and advocacy to those impacted by lung disease.

Button of turquoise LUNG FORCE swirl
What is LUNG FORCE?

LUNG FORCE unites women and their loved ones across the country to stand together in the fight against lung cancer.

Get involved
Join the fight for healthy lungs and healthy air.
Donate Now.