On May 14, 2020
StayWell is proud to partner with the American Lung Association and share this guest blog from several lung health experts.
On May 14, 2020
StayWell is proud to partner with the American Lung Association and share this guest blog from Chief Medical Officer Albert Rizzo, M.D.
On March 3, 2020
Co-authored by the American Lung Association and StayWell Despite the gradual decline in the amount of people that smoke in the United States, tobacco remains the No. 1 cause of preventable disease, disability, and death each year. Choosing to make your organization tobacco-free is one of the most important decisions you can make for your workplace(s) and your employees.
On September 27, 2019
Guest post from the staff at the American Lung Association, a proud StayWell partner Fever, cough, chills, sore throat…could it be the flu? Millions of Americans get the flu each year, with a large number ending up in the hospital because of it (710,000 were hospitalized from 2017 to 2018). The contagious respiratory infection affects the entire body and is typically spread when a person coughs or sneezes.
On August 26, 2019
Guest post from the staff at the American Lung Association, a proud StayWell partner For the more than 6 million children living with asthma, gearing up for another school year involves much more than picking out new supplies and a backpack. Asthma is the leading cause of hospitalization among children under the age of 15 and a main reason why students miss school due to illness (10+ million school days lost every year).
On August 7, 2019
Guest post from the staff at the American Lung Association, a proud StayWell partner Given the popularity of e-cigarettes, researchers have been working hard to debunk the belief that they are less harmful than traditional cigarettes. One recent study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine is giving the concerns behind vaping some additional traction.
On June 6, 2019
Guest post from the staff at the American Lung Association, a proud StayWell partner A new generation is at risk for irreversible lung damage due to the popularity of e-cigarettes, which have been around for more than a decade and show no signs of disappearing. Whether drawn to the fruity flavor cartridges or trying to cut down on regular cigarette smoking, many people believe e-cigarettes (or vaping) is harmless and simply not addictive.
On May 12, 2019
Guest post from the staff at the American Lung Association, a proud StayWell partner The American Lung Association (ALA) is uniting women and their loved ones across the country to stand together against lung cancer, the leading cancer killer of women in the U.S., this week during National Women’s Lung Health Week (also known as Turquoise Takeover).
On January 8, 2019
Guest Blog by the Editorial Staff of American Lung Association This post originally appeared on American Lung Association’s EACH Breath Blog.