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

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

Improving Access to Affordable Inhalers

Learn about new options to help patients afford inhalers for asthma, COPD and other lung diseases. Read More

5 Home Improvement Projects to Help You Breathe Easier

We offer some simple and effective ways to keep these indoor air pollutants low so you can breathe easier. Read More

Navigating Challenges of Oxygen Accessibility

Beverly talks about how she has struggled to get enough supplemental oxygen to live her life. Read More

What Should I Do If I Can’t Afford My Medications?

Anyone with a chronic lung disease knows how important it is to take your medication as directed. But rising prices and insurance coverage changes mean some patients are struggling. Read More

Hidden Dangers at Work May Be Damaging Your Lungs

Peter explains how mold at his firehouse caused his chronic lung condition Read More

Navigating Urban Heat: How Smart Surfaces Offer a Cool Solution

Communities across the nation are experiencing an increase in extreme heat, floods and other natural disasters each year due to global warming and climate change. Read More


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