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.

Protecting Yourself from Poor Air Quality

In May 2024, persistent drought conditions in western Canada contributed to an early start of the wildfire season, with several U.S. states already experiencing its adverse effects. Read More

“I Had to Face My Mortality at 28”

Learn how one young mother used her rare chronic lung disease diagnosis to create a community on social media. Read More

10 Simple Actions to Take to Protect Your Home for Heat

The summer months are upon us, and it is hotter than ever. No matter where you live or what type of home you have, there are 10 simple steps you can take this summer to keep your home cooler and safer for your family. Read More

Mission Moment July 2024

Introducing the Patient & Caregiver Network Wellness Hub, a new benefit that provides members with resources to improve mental and physical health, including breathing exercises, meditation videos, recipes and more. Read More

From Patient to Advocate: A Mother's Journey with Rare Lung Disease

Follow Katja and her son’s parallel medical journeys, highlighting the importance of research into rare diseases and how air pollution affects everyone’s health. Read More

Breathing Basics for Runners

For runners, losing your breath may be a big obstacle to success. Whether you're a beginning runner or looking to improve your stamina, proper breathing techniques can give your running a boost. Read More

Can Music Therapy Improve Lung Function?

Music therapy is an emerging therapeutic area and while more research is needed, it may offer psychological, physical and social benefits to people living with a chronic lung disease. Read More

The Secrets to Overall Wellness for Lung Disease Patients  

We spoke to wellness coach Jenna about the innovative approach of the new Patient & Caregiver Network Wellness Hub. Read More

Mission Moment June 2024

We’re celebrating our 120-year anniversary by highlighting ways we’ve improved public health and changed the lives of people across America. Read More

Tobacco Addiction Continues to Harm LGBTQ+ Communities

Members of the LBGTQ+ community have faced a history of oppression and discrimination has directly led to disproportionate health risks. Read More

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