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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.

Environmental Justice: Addressing the Burden of Air Pollution

Clean air is essential to health. Yet nearly half of Americans are still breathing unhealthy air, and the burden is not evenly shared. Read More

Casinos Reopening Smokefree: A Trend Worth Encouraging

While the death and disease caused by COVID-19 has been entirely negative, one unexpected positive trend it has produced is a growing number of casinos no longer allowing smoking indoors when they re-open. Read More

Environmental Justice Activism in Action

Activist Rohan Arora shares his story of how climate change and air quality issues have directly impacted his life and inspired him to fight for environmental justice. Read More

Addressing Mental Health for Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Child and adolescent psychologist Dr. Hall Brown offers insight into the struggle many families are facing during this time, and how to best address the needs of kids and adults alike. Read More

Back to School with Asthma During COVID-19

This year, with the COVID-19 pandemic still looming over us, planning for the 2020-2021 school year has been quite different. Some schools will be open for in-person classes, but many will only open virtually. Read More

Maintaining Control of COPD During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is always important, and especially so right now, as individuals living with a chronic lung disease are at a higher risk of severe illness and complications from COVID-19. Read More

The Important Link Between Air Pollution and Increased COVID-19 Deaths

When COVID-19 emerged as a global pandemic, Dr. Dominici became interested in how air pollution might be connected to the pandemic. As her research continued, she also became interested in how race may be a factor in mortality rates. Read More

The Biggest Trophy

The world would go on whether I crossed the finish line or not but, to me, this was big-time important. As in, “Here’s my best shot at finally proving what I’m made of” important. Read More

The Importance of Transitioning to Clean Energy

Transitioning away from dirty, polluting energy sources to clean energy is absolutely critical to protect the health of all Americans, now and for generations to come. Read More

World Lung Cancer Day: Celebrating Lifesaving Lung Cancer Screening

Today we celebrate three years of the “Saved By The Scan” campaign and the power of lung cancer screening to save lives. “Saved by The Scan” has helped nearly 500,000 Americans, including Milli, learn if they might be at high risk for lung cancer. Read More

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