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.

65 Or Older? It’s Time to Assess the Risk of Pneumococcal Pneumonia

World Pneumonia Day is on November 12, and as you return to doing the things you love, it’s essential to understand the risk for pneumococcal pneumonia, a potentially serious lung infection that can strike anyone at any time. Read More

Robotic Assisted Thoracic Surgery Play by Play

We spoke with Dr. Doug Adams, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon at TriHealth in Cincinnati, Ohio, about how robotic technology is typically used during lung surgery. Read More

Why Everyone Should Care About COPD Awareness Month

COPD is a chronic lung disease that makes it very difficult for people to breathe. Air becomes progressively trapped inside the lungs due to excess mucus, scarring and narrowing of the air passages and destruction of the air sacs (emphysema). Read More

RSV and Infants: a Respiratory Disease That Can Be Deadly

Meghan’s 5-week-old daughter began showing signs of respiratory illness while celebrating Christmas with family. She was shocked when she discovered that her daughter may have RSV. Read More

Mission Moment October 2021

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Wellness and the Lungs

Learn how overall health helps protect your lungs from viruses that can make you sick, including COVID-19. Read More

Smart Flu Prevention Tips for Workplace

As more Americans return to their workplaces, employers can play an important role in flu prevention. Read More

Can Running Outside Be Bad for You?

Recent studies suggest that poor air quality may negatively affect outdoor workouts and even cause long-term damage to health. Read More

Flu Shot and COVID-19 Vaccine: Do I need both?

As flu season sets in, there are a lot of questions surrounding how the flu shot may interact with the COVID-19 vaccine. Read More

How to Interpret a Lung Cancer Research Study

Lung cancer patients and caregivers are becoming increasingly more involved in their lung cancer treatment decisions. With so much health information, it is not unusual to show up at the doctor’s office with a stack of articles to discuss. Read More

Freedom From Smoking Clinic
, | Oct 25, 2021
Lung Mind Alliance Convening
, | Dec 08, 2021