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.
Hot Topic: Did you know there is a new COVID-19 vaccine?
The updated or bivalent COVID-19 booster protects against recent variants.
Particle Pollution 101: Stronger Limits Will Make Communities Healthier
EPA just proposed tighter limits on a widespread, dangerous air pollutant. Here is what you need to know.
An Unexpected Threat: the Link Between Radon and Lung Cancer
Leah had led a very healthy life; she was a runner who ate very healthily and never smoked. So, her whole family was shocked when she was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer.
How to Set Asthma Management Goals
As you think about your plans for the new year, maybe setting goals for managing your asthma isn’t something you had considered, but it can be. So where do you start?
Breaking Free: One Woman's Journey to Quit Menthol Cigarettes
Stefanie shares how an addiction to menthol cigarettes changed her life and what she did to finally quit.
Mission Moment January 2023
Happy New Year and THANK YOU for your support which makes all our work possible! We closed out 2022 with a series of important accomplishments, including a flood of legislative victories that will protect lung health for all Americans.
Where There’s Smoke: New Research Publication Lights Fire about Dangers of Vaping
The American Journal of Preventive Medicine recently published a new paper, titled “Cigarette-E-cigarette Transitions and Respiratory Symptom Development,” which assessed the respiratory health effects of 16 tobacco product transitions.
Managing Stress and Asthma in the New Year
Find out more about how stress may trigger or worsen your asthma symptoms and how to deal with it.
New Year, New You: How to Go Tobacco-Free in 2023
Giving up tobacco can be extremely difficult, especially if you have smoked for many years, but it is one way to make sure you are living a healthier life in 2023.
What You Need to Know About Your Wood-Burning Stove and Heater
Indoor wood-burning stoves and heaters may have a quaint and traditional feel, but they produce harmful toxins that can damage your lungs and air quality indoors and outdoors.