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.

New Jersey Firefighter Raises Lung Cancer Awareness, One Step at a Time

Perry Lee always wanted to help others. It was a core value that was instilled in him by his philanthropic family. Read More

Giving a Voice to Those Managing Childhood Asthma

Little Airways, Big Voices asks asthma patients and caregivers to share their experiences and help inform drug development Read More

Making Tough Treatment Decisions for Your Lung Disease

Whether you are a newly diagnosed patient with lung disease, or your symptoms have worsened, you may be faced with tough medical choices that don’t always have a clear answer. Read More

COVID-19 and Asthma: What You Need to Know

Dr. Linda Rogers answers the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19 that asthma patients and caregivers worry about. Read More

Back to Basics: Why We All Should Still Be Wearing Masks to Protect Against COVID-19

Dr. Albert Rizzo, Chief Medical Spokesperson for the American Lung Association explains the importance of masking even after you have been vaccinated. Read More

Teen’s Documentary Exposes the Dangers of Vaping

Cole Kosch was in 6th grade when he was first confronted with vaping. Though he didn’t hang out with people who used vapes, he found that it was present all over the school. Read More

Mission Moment - August 2021

On August 5, the Lung Association was proud to announce the Vape-Free Schools Scholarship Fund, a new effort to fund schools’ implementation of the Vape-Free Schools Initiative so that more kids can access cessation, support and education. Read More

Back to School: Asthma During COVID-19

We answered the most frequently asked questions from parents about sending their children back to school this fall. Read More

New Insights into Treating Tuberculosis

Dr. Eoh received the American Lung Association’s 2020-2021 Innovation Award for his project, “Drug resistance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is enhanced by the trehalose metabolism remodeling.” Read More

A Letter to Cancer Caregivers

Guest blogger, Rachel Engstrom, shares her story and tips for caregivers and loved ones of those effected by cancer. Read More

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