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 This Respiratory Virus Season
Many respiratory viruses circulate in the fall and winter seasons causing illness of varying severity across the United States. Three common viruses include flu, RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) and COVID-19.
My Asthma Medication Was Discontinued. What Do I Do?
Flovent manufacturing and distribution has stopped. Here’s how to handle the changeover.
Change from the Inside: Searching for the Key to Longer Lasting Vaccines
Priyadharshini Devarajan, PhD was awarded the Catalyst Aaward to conduct research on T cells, a type of immune cell which could be the key to unlock long-term immunity in vaccines.
Actually, Houseplants Don’t Clean the Air
The commonly held belief that plants clean indoor air can be traced back to a NASA study. But the verdict is now in: houseplants do not improve air quality. Here’s why.
Mission Moment February 2024
Our 22nd annual “State of Tobacco Control” report reveals the continued devastation of tobacco use, including menthol cigarettes, on individuals and families across the country.
Medical Expert Weighs in on 2024 State of Tobacco Control Report
Dr. Robert Herron sees first-hand the impacts of tobacco use in his state.
What’s Causing this Severe Winter?
What’s up with this crazy winter weather? The culprit, according to scientists, is climate change. But how can climate change, usually associated with warming temperatures, cause a winter like this?
The Many Ways a CT Scan Can Save Your Life
“I would have never known, there is no other test that would have identified the problem. It saved my life, so I think it is so important to spread the word. If you’re eligible, get a CT scan for lung cancer.”
“Why We Climb, and You Should Too”
Three Fight For Air Climb devoted participants explain they love the event, and keep coming back.
The Importance of Accurate Lung Cancer Staging
Before a patient’s lung cancer treatment begins, clinicians need to determine how to categorize the cancer.