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.
#Act4Impact Comes Together with Support
To raise funds for the initiative, we then announced our #Act4Impact livestream benefit, to provide free lung health education and masks to those in need.
Quitting Tobacco for Good May Be Easier with One Unlikely Tool
A study by thoracic surgeon Dr. David Tom Cooke suggests that using a Quitline/Helpline may be the secret to quitting tobacco for good.
Mission Moment September– 2020
Join QUEEN LATIFAH on September 26 for a star-studded livestream benefit, nationally presented by CVS Health, to support the American Lung Association's COVID-19 Action Initiative.
Hispanic Heritage Month: Bringing Attention to COVID-19 in the Latino Community
Dr. Juanita Mora talks about her work in the Hispanic community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Why Drive an Electric Vehicle?
Electric Vehicles have zero direct emissions, making the air we breathe cleaner and safer. Yet some car owners are hesitant to make the switch. We are breaking down the most common questions about EVs to help you navigate the information.
Double the Trouble, Double the Blessing: Dr. Ankit Bharat Recounts Double-Lung Transplants on Lungcast™ Episode #2
Human fortitude, meet medical innovation. Stronger together than when apart, this is an unbeatable combination. Like catching lightning in a bottle, it can ultimately result in miraculous outcomes.
Back to School: Vape-Free During COVID-19 Times
Back to school this year has a whole new context with COVID-19. For some young people, back to school may offer increased opportunities for experimentation with tobacco products, including e-cigarettes.
Champions Unite: Lung Association Board Member, Tony Gwynn, Jr., Speaks on Racial Health Disparities and Social Injustice
It is hard to believe that I am living through a global pandemic that has been caused by a respiratory disease. In its wake, we have lost more than 182,000 lives and sadly, that number has probably grown significantly since I wrote these words.
COVID-19 and Wildfires: When Worlds Collide
Fueled by changing climate patterns, wildfire season has become longer and more destructive throughout the western United States.