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.

Hot Topic: Did you know there is a new COVID-19 vaccine?

The updated or bivalent COVID-19 booster protects against recent variants. Read More

Struggling with a COPD Diagnosis

Robert was devastated by his COPD diagnosis, but his determination to learn about the disease and find support may be saving his life. Read More

6 Ways Your Donation Makes an Impact

Our community members share stories about how the Lung Association changed their lives. Read More

Applause for a Crop of Quitters

Strike up the them​​​​​e music, please, maestro. It’s time to induct a new crop of people who have quit smoking cigarettes into the Super Stoppers Club (SSC). Read More

5 Important Facts Everyone Should Know About Lung Cancer

To help spread the word during Lung Cancer Awareness Month, with the help of Dr. Albert Rizzo, the American Lung Association’s Chief Medical Officer, here are some facts everyone should know about lung cancer. Read More

Open Enrollment: Something for Everyone

Lung cancer survivors share how quality, affordable healthcare coverage saved their lives. Read More

Veteran Continues to Pay it Forward, Even After Lung Cancer Diagnosis

It has always been important to Edward to serve his country and help others, which is why he spent 24 years in the Air Force. Read More

Mission Moment November 2022

During November’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month, we are uniting the nation to stand together against lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. Read More

Addressing Health Disparities for Indigenous Communities

American Lung Association is partnering with Indigenous organizations and communities across the country to expand access to new resources and begin addressing these health disparities. Read More

COPD and Pertussis: When a Cough Becomes Downright Dangerous

What you should know about being vaccinated against pertussis, commonly called whooping cough. Read More

Asthma Educator Institute
, | Jul 11, 2022
Freedom From Smoking Clinic
Virtual, TX | Oct 18, 2022