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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.