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: BA.5 Variant

Omicron has mutated into many subvariants, including BA.5 which is now the dominate strain of COVID-19 in the United States. Here is what you need to know about BA.5 to help stay safe from serious COVID-19 illness. Read More

The Science Behind the Addictiveness of Menthol

Why is it easier to start smoking menthol, and harder to quit? Read More

Air Pollution Exposure in Hispanic and Latino Communities

Public parks and school playgrounds hold a uniquely vital role in the Hispanic and Latino community. Read More

Simple Steps to Help Reduce Air Pollution on World Lung Day

September 25 is the perfect day to reflect on what we can do to help prevent lung disease and make the air we breathe healthier for everyone. Read More

Finding a Community at LUNG FORCE Walks

LUNG FORCE Hero Isabella shares her story and explains why the annual LUNG FORCE Walk is so important to her. Read More

Shining a Spotlight on Lung Cancer Screening

Hill Holliday executive vice president talks about the vision behind “A Hope Story,” the latest creative for the “Saved By The Scan” campaign. Read More

Mission Moment - September 2022

Signed into law on August 16, the Inflation Reduction Act represents the most significant federal investment in history to tackle climate change and a major step forward for cleaning up air pollution. Read More

Highlighting Lung Association Researchers during Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month

Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is an interstitial lung disease characterized as progressive, irreversible scarring of the lungs, which thickens the lung tissue leading to difficulty breathing and persistent cough. Read More

How Plastic Waste is Hurting Your Health

Plastic is found all over the planet and plastic waste is estimated to triple by 20401. Information showing how plastic moves and ends up in the world’s most remote places is still developing. Read More

4 Steps for Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult Asthma Care

At some point, everyone must start to make decisions about their own healthcare. Below are a few tips to help you be successful at managing your asthma while you are away at school. Read More

Asthma Educator Institute
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Freedom From Smoking Clinic
Rochester, NY | Sep 16, 2022