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.
Lung Cancer Biomarker Testing and Black Americans
The lung cancer advocacy community has united to raise awareness about the need for biomarker testing for lung cancer patients.
Mentorship Program Provides Hope to Newly Diagnosed Lung Cancer Patients
Last year, the American Lung Association announced a new partnership with Imerman Angels that brings mentorship services to individuals impacted by lung cancer.
Mission Moment November 2020
As we still grapple with the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, November reminds us that lung cancer and COPD are still serious threats to lung health.
Holiday Gift Guide 2020 : 6 Unique Gifts from the American Lung Association
While the 2020 holiday season might not be what you imagined, consider gifts from the American Lung Association that are fun, unique and bring holiday cheer.
World Pneumonia Day During a Pandemic
Last winter, there were over 1.3 million visits to the ER because of pneumonia, causing nearly 50,000 deaths. With COVID-19 as a potential contributing factor to pneumonia, this year those numbers could increase substantially.
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.
Caregiver Support During COPD Awareness Month
Having a COPD diagnosis doesn’t just affect the patient. Whether you prefer the term caregiver, loved one, family member or friend, the support provided to the individual living with COPD is essential.
4 Powerful Tips For Quitting Smoking When you Live With Someone Who Smokes
In the alternative scenario, where friends and family continue to smoke, the challenge of quitting becomes compounded. What do you do when you live with smokers?
How to Celebrate a Safe Holiday During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This year’s fall and winter celebrations are going to look a little different. As we begin to prepare for time with family and friends, infectious disease experts are urging caution.