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.

5 Reasons Your Child Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccination

The ACIP and CDC now recommends COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 6 months and older. This means that approximately 18 million additional children are now eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Read More

Sharing Knowledge

From May 14 - 18, 2022, thousands of respiratory researchers, clinicians and industry representatives gathered for the American Thoracic Society (ATS) international conference (ATS 2022) in San Francisco, CA. Read More

Treating Bronchiectasis and COPD

When Jean Rommes was first diagnosed with COPD, she admits she had an inkling that something had been wrong for a while but, like many patients, she was in denial. Read More

Five Steps for Successful Flying with Oxygen

A primer by experienced traveler and IPF patient, Jim Hartmann, on prepping individuals to have the best possible outcome when they travel while using supplemental oxygen. 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

Unique Challenges in Treating COVID-19 in Rural America

Jill’s parents live 585 miles from her, in a small town of around 1,000 people. Her dad, Roger, must travel 70 miles to visit his primary care provider. Read More

Mission Moment - June 2022

Our new report weighs benefits and risks of prescribed fire to reduce health harms of catastrophic wildfires. Read More

The Impact of Menthol Cigarettes on the Health of the LGBTQ+ Community

The use of menthol is highest among Black and brown communities and the lesbian, gay and bisexual population. 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

Freedom From Smoking Clinic
Brooklyn, CT | May 31, 2022