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 Treatment: How Options Have Changed and Where We Go from Here
Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos shares his insights on how COVID-19 treatment has changed over the last two years and what we can anticipate for the future.
Climate Action Beyond COP26: Reflections from our Climate Activist Advisor Lana Weidgenant
For nearly three decades the UN has been bringing together almost every country on earth for global climate summits – called COPs – which stands for ‘Conference of the Parties’.
Life After Cancer Series: Making Work, Work
Cancer changes us. How we are each impacted, and our journeys, are as different as we are as individuals. As we return to our lives, it is not surprising that things are different than they were before cancer.
Do’s and Don’ts of COVID-19 Testing
Before you gather with your family and friends for the holidays, make sure you’re spreading joy and not COVID-19.
Caring about Lung Cancer Patients Means Caring about Biomarker Testing
When you hear someone close to you has lung cancer, one of the first things you may do is search the internet for answers to a number of questions. And if you search “lung cancer,” you will probably see information about biomarker testing.
A Look Back at 2021’s Biggest Lung Health Topics
Here is a look at some of the topics that dominated this year, and how we sought to provide you with the information you needed to keep yourself happy and healthy.
Adequate Healthcare for Native Americans
Native Americans, including Alaska Natives, are 1.6 times more likely than white Americans to be diagnosed with COVID-19, 3.3 times as likely to be hospitalized, and 2.2 times as likely to die from the disease.
Holiday Scents and Asthma
As we enter this merry time of year, here are some of these holiday-related asthma triggers you need to be aware of and some practical solutions to keep you safe all season long.
Mission Moment - December 2021
2021 has been a year like no other. COVID-19 has affected nearly every aspect of our lives and made the lifesaving mission of the American Lung Association more important than ever.
The Story of Survival Behind Christmas Seals
Louise shares the story of her personal connection with lung disease and how she and her brother came to be featured on the Lung Association’s Christmas Seals.