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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

Mission Moment - May 2022

From coast to coast, landmarks, news anchors and LUNG FORCE supporters turned turquoise in support our annual Turquoise Takeover Celebration. Read More

More Than Just an Asian Face

Southeast Asians are grouped in with Asians as a category yet are markedly underrepresented in STEM. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

What You Need to Know About Sarcoidosis

Dr. Logan Harper from Cleveland Clinic walks us through the complicated aspects of this rare disease. Read More

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?" Read More

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