Each Breath Blog

Breathing is essential to life, and through this blog, we hope to illustrate the importance of lung health. Hear directly from experts, researchers, staff and volunteers about our ongoing fight for healthy lungs and healthy air.

5 Reasons to Get Your Vaccination Now

Good news is that it’s easier than ever to get your shot—there’s more in supply, expanded access and more proof it is safe and effective at preventing severe illness. Read More

How to Prepare Your Asthma and COPD Travel Pack

Putting together an Asthma or COPD travel pack now can help ensure you have all your medications and instructions in one easily accessible place when you need to leave home unexpectedly or for an extended period. Read More

No Longer Undruggable: A New Treatment Option for KRAS-positive Lung Cancer

Once considered “undruggable,” KRAS mutations were a thorn in researcher’s sides-until now. On May 28, 2021, the first KRAS G12C targeted therapy was approved (Sotorasib), opening up another line of therapy. Read More

All You Need to Know About the Delta Variant

Dr. Albert Rizzo answered our most pressing questions about the COVID-19 variant that is on the rise across the country. Read More

Understanding Mucus in Your Lungs

Mucus in the lungs is known as phlegm or sputum. It is a common symptom in chronic lung diseases such as COPD (including chronic bronchitis and emphysema), cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis, NTM lung disease or asthma. Read More

Mission Moment July 2021

Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself and others from COVID-19. Vaccines are safe, effective, widely available and free! Read More

In Honor of My Mom: Walking for a Cause

In August 2019, my mom was told she had stage four lung cancer and my world was changed forever. Read More

Understanding the Climatarian Diet: How What You Eat Affects Climate Change

Our Climate Activist Advisor Lana Weidgenant spoke with us about her passion for promoting a more plant-based diet as one way to address the climate crisis and build a healthier future. Read More

Preparing for Wildfire Season

Dr. John Balmes, a California air pollution researcher for more than three decades, is worried about this year’s wildfire season. Read More

A Life Interrupted: A Lung Cancer Caregiver’s Story

My cancer caregiver journey started in 2014 when my husband Michael woke me early on a Saturday morning with trouble breathing and tightness in his chest. Read More

Freedom From Smoking | Virtual Training
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Freedom From Smoking Facilitator Training
, | Aug 11, 2021