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.

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

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. Read More

Miss Pennsylvania Encourages Flu Protection for Communities throughout Pennsylvania

As a nursing student at the University of Alabama last year, I was in shock when I found out the number of students who were reluctant to get the flu vaccine. There seemed to be so many misconceptions about it. Read More

Asthma Basics Workshop
, | Jul 21, 2023
Newly Diagnosed With an Interstitial Lung Disease
, | Jul 25, 2023