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: Tips for Managing Long-COVID Symptoms
Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos answers frequently asked questions about long-COVID and shares the advice he gives his patients. Read More
How Did We Get the Stethoscope?
The stethoscope is a simple tool using basic physics to amplify noise within the body. However, the impact of the tool is great, asa many doctors throughout history were able to make diagnoses they otherwise would not have been able to. Read More
Newer Treatment Options for Managing Moderate to Severe Asthma in Adults
People with moderate to severe asthma are typically prescribed a controller medicine, such as an inhaled corticosteroid, used daily to prevent asthma symptoms and a quick reliever, used when they have symptoms. Read More
What’s Happening with Menthol Cigarettes and How Does it Impact Me?
On April 28, the FDA announced two proposed rules, one to end the sale of menthol cigarettes and one to end the sale of flavored cigars. Read More
Mission Moment - May 2022
From coast to coast, landmarks, news anchors and LUNG FORCE supporters turned turquoise in support our annual Turquoise Takeover Celebration. Read More
More Than Just an Asian Face
Southeast Asians are grouped in with Asians as a category yet are markedly underrepresented in STEM. Read More
Tips for Safe Spring Cleaning
Cleaning out the clutter in your home is a great way to start off the season and give yourself a fresh start. But before you dive in, consider the hazards that may be hiding in your home. Read More
Good Asthma Management Includes Protecting Against Pertussis
Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is an extremely contagious respiratory disease. While it can cause serious respiratory illness in people of all ages, there is an increased risk of infection and complications for adults with asthma. Read More
Life After a Lung Transplant, During a Pandemic
Laura R. shares how being immunocompromised due to living with IPF and a lung transplant impacts her risk of COVID-19. Read More
COVID-19 Hot Topics: First COVID-19 Treatment for Children
On Monday, April 25, FDA approved the first COVID-19 treatment for children less than 12 years of age. Read More