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.

Fall's Most Frequently Asked COVID-19 Questions

There is no arguing that COVID-19 has shaped a whole new reality full of uncertainty. Here are some answers to you your most pressing questions about the pandemic over the last week. Read More

#MyCleanAirStory: Contest Winners

We all have a reason why we want and need clean air. And while air pollution isn’t always visible, the risks it poses to lung health are very real. That’s why we asked people to share why clean air matters to them. Read More

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Testing

There are two main kinds of COVID-19 tests, diagnostic and antibody. Diagnostic tests help to diagnose the current infection while antibody tests show if you previously had the infection. Neither test can do both. Read More

Lung Cancer, Air Pollution and Climate Change – A Call to Action

When you think of risk factors for lung cancer, what comes to mind? Most of us think about the risk associated with smoking cigarettes, but not many people realize that air pollution can also cause lung cancer. Read More

Understanding the link between COVID-19 Mortality and Air Pollution

As we mourn and reflect on the more than 300,000 lives that have been lost to COVID-19 in the United States, we can also take stock of what the latest science shows us about the disease. Read More

What We Have Learned about COVID-19 This Year

We have come a long way since those first reports about a mysterious virus, so we are taking a look back at all the things we have learned this year about COVID-19, and a look ahead to what we still need to do to beat this horrific illness. Read More

What You Need to Know About Children and COVID-19

There has been a lot of speculation about how susceptible children are to the COVID-19 virus and many unknowns still exist. Read More

Understanding COVID-19 Long-Haulers

Though the majority of those infected have been able to eventually recover, researchers are beginning to understand that the effects of COVID-19 do not always stop when a patient has recovered from acute illness. Read More

A Billing Family Tradition: Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Air Act

The Billings family has turned their family members legacy into a family tradition. Leon Billings is commonly known as the chief staff architect of the 1970 Clean Air Act. Read More

The Vaccines Are Coming

We are nearing the anticipated arrival of several vaccines which are hoped to contribute to our ability to control the COVID-19 pandemic. It is predicted that vaccines may begin to be available for distribution before the end of this year. Read More

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