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Do More 24 – Support Breathe DC

Breathe DC will join over 600 nonprofits throughout the Washington, DC area on June 8th for the Do More 24 community-wide fundraising event..

June 3, 2017

Air Buddies builds asthma skills

Our Air Buddies program helped 25 DCPS school children and their parents learn to better manage their asthma, properly take medication and..

May 29, 2017

World No Tobacco Day 2017

Tobacco threatens us all. But together, we can beat tobacco. Protect public health, reduce poverty and promote community development when..

May 11, 2017

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

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

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

FDA’s anti-smoking campaign to target teens

Early next year, half a century after the U.S. surgeon general first proclaimed the deadly effects of smoking, the Food and Drug..

December 10, 2013

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