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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Secondhand smoke causes more than 7,300 lung cancer deaths among U.S. nonsmokers each year. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month (LCAM)...

November 1, 2016

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

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and all year long, Breathe DC encourages women to learn more about breast cancer signs and symptoms,..

October 18, 2016

Asthma and Air Quality Awareness

Breathe DC and the DC Asthma Coalition joined Clean Air Partners on May 2nd to spread the word about Air Quality Awareness Week and World..

May 28, 2016

Mini grant opportunities for DC Public housing residents

Breathe DC, with support from the DOH Community Health Administration, is awarding grants of up to $2,500 for local public housing..

January 3, 2014

Study: Strict parenting may reduce teen smoking

Parents who set limits are less likely to have kids who smoke, regardless of their ethnic and racial backgrounds, according to a new U.S...

December 31, 2013

Take Action! January is National Radon Action Month

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has designated January as National Radon Action Month. Throughout January, and all year..

December 20, 2013

Taking Asthma to School

Asthma is a leading chronic condition that causes students to miss school, which can have a direct effect on their academic success...

October 19, 2013

October is Children’s Health Month

October is National Child Health Month. In October and throughout the year, Breathe DC encourages our partners, supporters and community..

October 1, 2013

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