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.

National Drive Electric Week: 5 Clean Air Tips

This week is National Drive Electric Week, a nationwide celebration to raise awareness of the many benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid cars, trucks, motorcycles and more.  Read More

Air Pollution Exposure in Hispanic and Latino Communities

Public parks and school playgrounds hold a uniquely vital role in the Hispanic and Latino community. Read More

Simple Steps to Help Reduce Air Pollution on World Lung Day

September 25 is the perfect day to reflect on what we can do to help prevent lung disease and make the air we breathe healthier for everyone. Read More

How Plastic Waste is Hurting Your Health

Plastic is found all over the planet and plastic waste is estimated to triple by 20401. Information showing how plastic moves and ends up in the world’s most remote places is still developing. Read More

How the Inflation Reduction Act Will Improve Lung Health

On Tuesday, August 16, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. This is a landmark law that will have dramatic benefits for the health of our nation. Read More

The Supreme Court’s West Virginia v. EPA Decision

On June 30, 2022 the Supreme Court issued its opinion in the case West Virginia vs. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The decision limits EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from coal and oil-fired power plants. Read More

Tips to Save Yourself from Summer's Deadly Heat Waves

Heat waves can take a toll on your lungs and overall health. See why and how to keep safe when the temperature rises this summer. Read More

Air Pollution and Health Equity

Low-income communities and communities of color not only bear a disproportionate burden of air pollution but can also be more likely to have health conditions that put them at higher risk. Read More

Breathing: The Real Fight Top Gun Pilots Face

Getting enough air is a constant problem for fighter pilots, which is why oxygen masks may be the key to making sure Maverick makes it to the next sequel. Read More

Prescribed Burns vs. Wildfire

“Can Prescribed Fires Mitigate Health Harm? A Review of Air Quality and Public Health Implications of Wildfire and Prescribed Fire” recently released. Read More

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