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.
Electric Vehicles and Kids’ Health: 6 Things to Know
We discuss ways that climate change is impacting kids, and we crunch the numbers to find out how children’s health would benefit if the nation switches to zero-emission vehicles and gets all its power from clean sources.
Actually, Houseplants Don’t Clean the Air
The commonly held belief that plants clean indoor air can be traced back to a NASA study. But the verdict is now in: houseplants do not improve air quality. Here’s why.
What’s Causing this Severe Winter?
What’s up with this crazy winter weather? The culprit, according to scientists, is climate change. But how can climate change, usually associated with warming temperatures, cause a winter like this?
“Why We Climb, and You Should Too”
Three Fight For Air Climb devoted participants explain they love the event, and keep coming back.
How Altitude Sickness Affects Your Lungs
Altitude illness happens when your body struggles to adjust to lower oxygen levels which happen as you climb higher into the atmosphere.
Be Prepared for a Power Outages and Snowstorms
People with lung disease need to be extra prepared for emergencies. Here are some tips.
Essential Oils: More Harmful Than Helpful?
Essential oils should be used with caution by individuals with respiratory conditions.
Radon Mitigation: How to Fix Radon Problems in Your Home
If you discover high radon levels in your home, a radon mitigation system should be installed to reduce the amount of radon to a safer level.
New Report Underscores Why We Need Stronger Air Pollution Standards
The new report revealed the significant dangers ahead if bold action is not taken to curb fossil fuel use.
Staying Safe from Indoor Air Pollution This Winter
Winter is upon us. The days are shorter and the nights are longer. As the temperatures drop and the snow falls, we seek the warmth of indoors.