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.
The Importance of Accurate Lung Cancer Staging
Before a patient’s lung cancer treatment begins, clinicians need to determine how to categorize the cancer.
What is Blastomycosis (Gilchrist’s disease)?
This rare fungal disease is becoming more common. Here is what you need to know.
Five Things to Know about Whooping Cough
Since then, pertussis has again become increasingly common due to varied factors including improved diagnostic tests, more spread of the bacteria that causes pertussis, and waning immunity from current vaccines.
Investing in Tomorrow: Meet Three Rising Stars in Lung Research
This year, 129 projects were funded through the Lung Association Research Institute. Let’s take a look at the work of three promising researchers we funded.
How Altitude Sickness Affects Your Lungs
Altitude illness happens when your body struggles to adjust to lower oxygen levels which happen as you climb higher into the atmosphere.
Do I Need (Supplemental) Oxygen?
Being prescribed oxygen can be overwhelming. We met with Dr. Rijive Tandon, pulmonologist at Ascension Medical Group in Chicago, to answer some of the most common questions people have about supplemental oxygen.
Mission Moment January 2024
American Lung Association Celebrates 120 Years of Impact.
Be Prepared for a Power Outages and Snowstorms
People with lung disease need to be extra prepared for emergencies. Here are some tips.
Essential Oils: More Harmful Than Helpful?
Essential oils should be used with caution by individuals with respiratory conditions.
How a Lung Cancer Diagnosis Changed My Life
Valerie D. shares how her sister’s lung cancer diagnosis helped her find her purpose.