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. Read More

What is Blastomycosis (Gilchrist’s disease)?

This rare fungal disease is becoming more common. Here is what you need to know. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

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. Read More

Mission Moment January 2024

American Lung Association Celebrates 120 Years of Impact. Read More

Be Prepared for a Power Outages and Snowstorms

People with lung disease need to be extra prepared for emergencies. Here are some tips. Read More

Essential Oils: More Harmful Than Helpful?

Essential oils should be used with caution by individuals with respiratory conditions. Read More

How a Lung Cancer Diagnosis Changed My Life

Valerie D. shares how her sister’s lung cancer diagnosis helped her find her purpose. Read More

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