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CDC: Protect Yourself with Pneumococcal Vaccines

The CDC has issued an advisory for adults to protect themselves with the pneumococcal vaccine. People can be carrying the Pneumococcal..

October 25, 2016

July 13 DC Council Testimony

At a July 13, 2016 public hearing, Breathe DC urged the DC Council to restrict the use of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine..

July 19, 2016

July 7 DC Council Testimony

Breathe DC testified at the July 7 Council hearing on the proposed change to the minimum age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21. The new law..

July 13, 2016

Breathe DC testifies about asthma to DC Council

Breathe DC chief executive officer Rolando Andrewn testified on May 1, 2014 before the DC Council Committee on Health, urging the District..

May 8, 2014

Sign Up for Camp Breathe Happy

Breathe DC’s 2015 CAMP BREATHE HAPPY takes place August 9-13, 2015 at 4-H Patuxent Campground in Upper Marlboro. Enrollment for..

May 8, 2014

Millions at high risk for lung cancer should be screened yearly

In a move that could affect millions of current and former smokers, a highly influential, independent panel of medical experts is..

December 30, 2013

Bloomberg Bans Use of E-Cigarettes in Public in NYC

As one of his final acts as New York City mayor, Michael Bloomberg signed into law a ban on using electronic cigarettes anywhere..

December 26, 2013

Flu shot especially important for those with asthma

Getting a flu shot is important for everyone, but it is very important for those with asthma because the flu can make asthma symptoms..

October 27, 2013

Cholesterol and Lung Health

September is National Cholesterol Education Month! Now is the perfect time to learn more about cholesterol. Too much cholesterol in the..

September 2, 2013

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