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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Myths and Truths about Asthma and Pregnancy
The Lung Association is here to reassure you that most women with asthma can have a normal pregnancy and deliver a healthy baby.