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.

Top Story: COVID-19

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the U.S. and globally, the American Lung Association has updated guidance on how to protect yourself and your family. Read More

From the Frontlines: Thoughts From a Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician During Quarantine

I’m writing this as I sit in my home office on day five of quarantine after a brief unprotected exposure to a COVID-19 positive patient which occurred at my hospital. Read More

What You Need to Know About Smoking, Vaping and COVID-19

If you’re washing your hands thoroughly, staying home and maintaining social distancing, you may be wondering if there is anything else you can do to protect yourself from COVID-19. Read More

Asthma & COPD: COVID-19 Myth Busting with Dr. Juanita Mora

Dr. Juanita Mora, an allergist/immunologist in Chicago, joins us to bust several myths about asthma and COPD management that have been circulating in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Read More

Celebrating 5 Years of LUNG FORCE Advocacy Day

With the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans are thinking about their health more than ever. For families facing lung cancer, they recognize the threat to their health from both conditions. Read More

World TB Day – Public Health Lessons from an Old Threat

March 24th is designated World TB Day, a reminder each year that this health threat is far from gone and still a major health risk around the globe. Read More

The New American Lung Association

I started in 1978 as a lung health educator, and through the years I’ve been fortunate to work in all facets of our organization, culminating in the role of National President and CEO in 2013. Read More

Millennial to Millennial: I Need You to Stay at Home This Weekend

We all think we’re young, in great health, and having the best time of our lives. On the flip side, student debt is mounting, daylights saving is still messing with our sleep patterns and now we’re adding a pandemic to the list. Read More

Top Story: Top Tips for Coping During COVID-19 Crisis

The global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, ever evolving and altering our physical reality (e-learning at home – work from home – eat at home), has a significant impact on our state of mind as well. Read More

American Lung Association Researcher at Helm of Protein Discovery that Constrains COVID-19

COVID-19 is currently the top story worldwide. Read More

Better Breather Club | Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital
Nassawadox, VA | Mar 26, 2020
Better Breather Club | Riverside Tappahannock Hospital
Tappahannock, VA | Mar 26, 2020