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.

How Climate Change is Fueling Extreme Weather

Sweltering heat. Frequent, raging wildfires. Intense flooding. Crushing drought. In recent years, we have witnessed a concerning increase in the frequency and strength of natural disasters. Read More

From Absences to Aces: Transforming Education with Healthy Classroom Air

Taking steps to proactively address air quality issues in schools before they become a problem can make a big difference.  Read More

Reviewing the Inflation Reduction Act, One Year Later

In August 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. It’s the biggest federal investment in addressing climate change that the United States has ever made. Read More

Let the Air in

On average, Americans spend 90% of their time indoors, so indoor air quality is critical to the health of families. Read More

The Dangers of Silica Dust

Breathing in silica dust caused by chipping, cutting, drilling, or grinding soil, granite, slate, sandstone or other natural materials can lead to chronic lung disease. Read More

Avoiding Diseases from the Dirt

The outdoors comes with its own set of environmental dangers that can cause lung infections. Read More

10 Simple Steps to Your Healthiest Lungs

Tips for loving your lungs and keeping them in good working order. Read More

Keeping Your Pets Safe from Nicotine Poisoning

Though you may not realize it, your pet is more vulnerable to the effects of nicotine than you are. Read More

What This Summer's Record-Breaking Heat Waves Mean for Lung Health

The serious heat waves we are experiencing are not just uncomfortable – they are part of a trend that has critical implications for our health. Read More

Protecting Yourself from Poor Air Quality

Unhealthy air quality can be scary, but the Air Quality Index is a valuable tool to help you stay safe. Here’s is some essential information to help you use it. Read More

Living with an Interstitial Lung Disease
, | Oct 24, 2023
Asthma Basics Workshop - National
, | Nov 09, 2023