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.
How the Albuterol Shortage Will Impact Your Chronic Lung Disease
This medicine is a common respiratory quick-relief (rescue) treatment available for multiple chronic lung diseases. Read More
Meet Two Women Making a Difference in Lung Health Research
Dr. Bose and Dr. Loeb explain their research and what it is like to be a woman in a male dominated field. Read More
Does Nutrition Affect Lung Health?
Dr. Amit Mahajan talks with us about how diet can help or hurt when living with a chronic lung disease. Read More
How the Lung HelpLine Answers Questions a Search Engine Can’t
“We get a lot of people who bring us initial test results that they need help interpreting. We are here to help them," said Mark of the Helpline. Read More
Mission Moment March 2023
Our annual LUNG FORCE Advocacy Day is coming up and returning to an in-person format on Wednesday, March 29 in Washington. Read More
EGFR Exon 20 Lung Cancer
One lung cancer mutation that has new targeted therapies available in recent years is the EGFR Exon 20 insertion mutation. Read More
Can You Prevent Cancer?
Lung Association National Spokesperson, Dr. Ukoha, discusses what does and does not increase your cancer risk. Read More
Q&A: How Registered Respiratory Therapists Support Patients with COPD
AARC Director of Education, Mandy De Vries, explains how RRTs provide essential care during COPD emergencies. Read More
Lemurs, Tuberculosis and Spillover, Oh My!
A case of TB in Madagascar lemurs raises questions about the transmission of respiratory illness between animals and humans. Read More
Passionate and Problem-Free: A Guide to an Asthma-Friendly Intimacy
Love is in the air, and so is your asthma! Though it may not be romantic, people with asthma need to consider how dating and being intimate may exacerbate their symptoms. Read More