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.

5 Reasons Your Child Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Approximately 28 million children, or 8.5% of the US population, is now eligible to receive the vaccine. This is an opportunity for the country to catch up to vaccination goals and is a crucial step toward beating the pandemic. Read More

Mission Moment - December 2021

2021 has been a year like no other. COVID-19 has affected nearly every aspect of our lives and made the lifesaving mission of the American Lung Association more important than ever. Read More

The Story of Survival Behind Christmas Seals

Louise shares the story of her personal connection with lung disease and how she and her brother came to be featured on the Lung Association’s Christmas Seals. Read More

Why Partner with the Lung Association? Our Proud Partners Share

The American Lung Association launched our Proud Partner Program to celebrate partners who have taken demonstrable actions in their work to support our mission. Read More

Understanding Monoclonal Antibodies and How They Treat COVID-19

While experts agree that getting the vaccine is the best way to prevent COVID-19, we are still researching treatment options if you do, in fact, get sick. Read More

Why You Need to Know (and Care) About Port Pollution

As a pediatrician in Southern California, I have learned a lot about pollution up close and know just how damaging breathing polluted air can be for a child. Read More

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month 2021

In support of the Lung Association’s commitment to raise awareness and end disparities in lung health, we are proud to highlight some of our lifesaving work with Tribal Nations throughout the country. Read More

Mission Moment November 2021

Lung Cancer Awareness Month is here! This annual observance is a crucial time for our organization in the effort to defeat lung cancer, the leading cancer killer Read More

Offering Support to Lung Cancer Patients: A Personal Story

An Imerman Angel mentor shares her personal experience and how support is key to dealing with a cancer diagnosis and treatment. Read More

The Lingering Effects of Long COVID

If you contracted COVID-19, you might still be experiencing this phenomenon long after the acute infection has passed. Read More

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