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.
COVID-19 Hot Topics: First COVID-19 Treatment for Children
On Monday, April 25, FDA approved the first COVID-19 treatment for children less than 12 years of age.
Newer Treatment Options for Managing Moderate to Severe Asthma in Adults
People with moderate to severe asthma are typically prescribed a controller medicine, such as an inhaled corticosteroid, used daily to prevent asthma symptoms and a quick reliever, used when they have symptoms.
What’s Happening with Menthol Cigarettes and How Does it Impact Me?
On April 28, the FDA announced two proposed rules, one to end the sale of menthol cigarettes and one to end the sale of flavored cigars.
Mission Moment - May 2022
From coast to coast, landmarks, news anchors and LUNG FORCE supporters turned turquoise in support our annual Turquoise Takeover Celebration.
More Than Just an Asian Face
Southeast Asians are grouped in with Asians as a category yet are markedly underrepresented in STEM.
Tips for Safe Spring Cleaning
Cleaning out the clutter in your home is a great way to start off the season and give yourself a fresh start. But before you dive in, consider the hazards that may be hiding in your home.
Good Asthma Management Includes Protecting Against Pertussis
Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is an extremely contagious respiratory disease. While it can cause serious respiratory illness in people of all ages, there is an increased risk of infection and complications for adults with asthma.
Life After a Lung Transplant, During a Pandemic
Laura R. shares how being immunocompromised due to living with IPF and a lung transplant impacts her risk of COVID-19.
What You Need to Know About Sarcoidosis
Dr. Logan Harper from Cleveland Clinic walks us through the complicated aspects of this rare disease.
Hot Topics: Changing Mask Mandates
A recent court ruling ended the federal requirement that people wear masks on public transportation. It's reasonable to ask, "how do we continue to protect vulnerable populations from COVID-19?"