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.

Celebrating Women at the Forefront of Lung Health Discovery

The Lung Association is celebrating its 120th anniversary, and its success in advancing our mission of research, advocacy and education would not be possible without the many women pushing boundaries to fight against lung disease. Read More

Family's Tragic Loss Inspires Research into Lung Cancer in Never Smokers

Lung cancer is the #1 cancer killer of women and men in America. Up to 20% who die from lung cancer (20,000-40,000 people) have never smoked. Read More

Four Diseases Threatening Men’s Lung Health

In honor of men’s health month, we’re spotlighting four respiratory illnesses that affect more men than women. Read More

Meet Two Women Making a Difference in Lung Health Research

Dr. Bose and Dr. Loeb explain their research and what it is like to be a woman in a male dominated field. Read More

Women Making a Difference for Lung Health

During the month of March, in honor of Women’s History Month, we work to recognize and thank the incredible women who are leading the way and making a difference in lung health. Read More

Women Championing Women

Dr. Press, along with colleagues Megan Huisingh-Scheetz, M.D., and Julie Oyler, M.D., recently published a paper that details their successful pilot program to improve female representation for academic institutional awards. Read More

Pregnancy During a Pandemic: How to Protect Yourself from COVID-19

Dr. Nathaniel G. DeNicola explains the risks for pregnant women and why experts are recommending they get the vaccine. Read More

Recognizing Mothers on the Frontlines

Mother’s Day is the time to appreciate the hard-working women in our lives. This year, more than ever, we not only recognize the strength and resilience of our own mothers, but we are acutely aware just how much moms across the nation are doing. Read More

Flu Shots for Pregnant Women: It's Not Just Safe, It's Necessary

It is flu season, and a recent report suggests that one of the highest risk groups has been neglecting to get this vital vaccine. Read More

Take That World, Because I've Got Your Number: Remembering Valerie Harper

For over 40 years, Valerie Harper was an inspiration for women who idolized her iconic television character, Rhoda. Valerie, like her character Rhoda, addressed every challenge in her life head on. Read More

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