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.

“Win the Day and Make History”

Frank shares how movement help him beat the odds against stage four lung cancer. Read More

How to Know if it’s Allergies or an Illness

Spring is here and unfortunately as temperatures go up, the air becomes full of allergens. Read More

What Our “State of the Air” Report Reveals About How Wildfires Are Worsening Air Quality

As we enter Wildfire Awareness Month, we take a closer look at the dangerous trend toward more frequent and intense spikes in particle pollution levels due to wildfires. Read More

Mission Moment May 2024

Join the American Lung Association in turning the nation turquoise to celebrate 10 years of LUNG FORCE, raise awareness of lung cancer and encourage everyone take action to end the disease. Read More

“I Almost Died”: a Vaping Horror Story

A 26-year-old man shares the story of how vaping almost cost him his life. Read More

Celebrating Another EPA Step to Clean Up the Air: Rules to Limit Power Plant Pollution

Adding to a growing list of clean air victories, EPA announced new final rules to clean up power plant pollution on April 25. Read More

Too Hot? How to NOT Trigger Your Asthma

Learn how rising temperatures affect your asthma symptoms and what you can do to prevent a flare-up. Read More

5 Takeaways from Our 25th Anniversary “State of the Air” Report

Every year for 25 years, the American Lung Association has analyzed data from official air quality monitors to compile the “State of the Air” report. Read More

Why You Should Consider Pulmonary Rehab

Pulmonary rehabilitation expert, Connie, explains the many ways this underutilized service can help improve the quality of life for many patients with chronic lung disease. Read More

Safer Spring Cleaning Practices for Healthy Lungs and a Clean Home

Spring is here! And with it comes “spring cleaning season” — a time to declutter, organize and give everything a good scrub. Read More

Freedom From Smoking Clinic
Detroit, MI | May 29, 2024