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 coronavirus disease (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

What Is Contract Tracing?

As COVID-19 continues to surge in many communities nationwide, we’re hearing more about a possible key to stopping the spread, a practice called contact tracing. Read More

How to Enjoy Summer Activities during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Summer is finally here and most of us who have been quarantined for months are itching to get outside and enjoy summer activities. But the constant threat of contracting or spreading COVID-19 is still looming over us. Read More

What You Need to Know About Pets and COVID-19

Veterinarian John Howe answers all your questions about how to keep yourself and your pets safe from the COVID-19 virus. Read More

Mission Moment June – 2020

We are proud to share that award-winning actress and longtime supporter Laura Dern helped announce our new campaign with CVS Health to help end COVID-19. From June 21 – July 18, you can donate to help support our COVID-19 Action Initiative. Read More

Thanking the Dads Working on the Frontlines of COVID-19

Today we recognize all the men in our lives who care for us and keep us safe. This year, more than ever, that includes the hard-working men on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

From the Frontlines: The Truth About Masks and COVID-19

There is a tremendous amount of disinformation circulating regarding the use of masks to decrease transmission of COVID-19. Read More

Ensuring Lung Cancer Patient Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

For lung cancer patients, the challenges posed by COVID-19 can include increased risk of complications from COVID-19, as well as changes and delays in treatment and screening schedules. Read More

Mental Health Tips During COVID-19 Pandemic

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The CDC Guidelines Simplified: Reopening Your Business During a Pandemic

COVID-19 changed business as we knew it. The CDC has released a guide to help businesses navigate this difficult time. We went through it and put together these points you may want to consider as you think about reopening your doors. Read More

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