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.

Hot Topic: Did you know there is a new COVID-19 vaccine?

The updated or bivalent COVID-19 booster protects against recent variants. Read More

Particle Pollution 101: Stronger Limits Will Make Communities Healthier

EPA just proposed tighter limits on a widespread, dangerous air pollutant. Here is what you need to know. Read More

An Unexpected Threat: the Link Between Radon and Lung Cancer

Leah had led a very healthy life; she was a runner who ate very healthily and never smoked. So, her whole family was shocked when she was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. Read More

How to Set Asthma Management Goals

As you think about your plans for the new year, maybe setting goals for managing your asthma isn’t something you had considered, but it can be. So where do you start? Read More

Breaking Free: One Woman's Journey to Quit Menthol Cigarettes

Stefanie shares how an addiction to menthol cigarettes changed her life and what she did to finally quit. Read More

Mission Moment January 2023

Happy New Year and THANK YOU for your support which makes all our work possible! We closed out 2022 with a series of important accomplishments, including a flood of legislative victories that will protect lung health for all Americans. Read More

Where There’s Smoke: New Research Publication Lights Fire about Dangers of Vaping

The American Journal of Preventive Medicine recently published a new paper, titled “Cigarette-E-cigarette Transitions and Respiratory Symptom Development,” which assessed the respiratory health effects of 16 tobacco product transitions. Read More

Managing Stress and Asthma in the New Year

Find out more about how stress may trigger or worsen your asthma symptoms and how to deal with it. Read More

New Year, New You: How to Go Tobacco-Free in 2023

Giving up tobacco can be extremely difficult, especially if you have smoked for many years, but it is one way to make sure you are living a healthier life in 2023. Read More

What You Need to Know About Your Wood-Burning Stove and Heater

Indoor wood-burning stoves and heaters may have a quaint and traditional feel, but they produce harmful toxins that can damage your lungs and air quality indoors and outdoors. Read More

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