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.
How Climate Change is Fueling Extreme Weather
Sweltering heat. Frequent, raging wildfires. Intense flooding. Crushing drought. In recent years, we have witnessed a concerning increase in the frequency and strength of natural disasters.
Living with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH): A Personal Story
Diagnosed in 2012 with a rare type of pulmonary hypertension, Dolores shares a new life purpose – raising awareness about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of CTEPH.
Mission Moment September 2023
The arrival of fall means the return of many infectious respiratory diseases like seasonal flu, RSV and COVID-19, which are on the rise.
From Absences to Aces: Transforming Education with Healthy Classroom Air
Taking steps to proactively address air quality issues in schools before they become a problem can make a big difference.
Family's Tragic Loss Inspires Research into Lung Cancer in Never Smokers
Lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer of women and men in America. Up to 20% who die from lung cancer (20,000-40,000 people) have never smoked.
Reviewing the Inflation Reduction Act, One Year Later
In August 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. It’s the biggest federal investment in addressing climate change that the United States has ever made.
LF Hero Advocates for Lung Health
‘For Family and Friends:’ Andrea shares why she is committed to her advocacy work with the Lung Association.
Supporting Patients with End-Stage Lung Disease
When living with advanced chronic lung disease, it is important to know what treatment options are available for you at every stage of your disease.
Let the Air in
On average, Americans spend 90% of their time indoors, so indoor air quality is critical to the health of families.
The Dangers of Silica Dust
Breathing in silica dust caused by chipping, cutting, drilling, or grinding soil, granite, slate, sandstone or other natural materials can lead to chronic lung disease.