Lungs and Breathing

Lung Cancer Awareness Month


According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), lung cancer is the second most common cancer in US adults. Additionally, lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women. In 2015, it is estimated that 221,200 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed, and more than half of people with lung cancer die within ... Read More »

How is your air quality affecting you?


With multiple wildfires burning in the northwest, the smoke that is being produced is affecting the quality of air in many states. Large amounts of smoke can drastically decrease air quality, and can have a negative impact on your health! AirNow is a system developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Park Service, and ... Read More »