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Sponsor 2016 Camp Breathe Happy

Summer fun, recreation and learning await children with asthma at Breathe DC’s 2016 Camp Breathe Happy, to be held July 31 – August 4, 2016 at the 4-H …

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 to invest in a …

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 children with asthma, …

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 residents. WASHINGTON, DC- …

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. study. Researchers …

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 recommending yearly screening …

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 conventional cigarette use is …

Maryland colleges join movement to snuff out student smoking

About one-third of Maryland colleges and universities have decided to follow a recent national trend to ban smoking on college campuses. The majority of …

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 long, the EPA is urging …

Asthma Care in the Winter

Asthma is a lifelong disease that causes wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing. It can limit a person’s quality of life. Most people …