Staying Healthy During
If you live with lung diseases like asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or pulmonary fibrosis, taking steps to avoid getting sick is especially important as you are at greater risk of developing a more severe case. Respiratory Health Association has developed a number of resources to help.
2020 CowaLUNGa Charity Bike Tour
An Update on Our 2020 Ride
For 23 years, we have enjoyed building a community of riders, supporters, volunteers and friends through our annual charity bike tour. At this time, we plan to continue the tradition with our 24th annual ride this August 1-3.
Helping Kids with Asthma
New Guide for Providing
Asthma Medication in Schools
In August 2018, an Illinois law allowing schools to stock and administer asthma medication took effect. To help schools implement this stock albuterol policy, we worked with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) to create a new toolkit with information and recommendations.
What You Should Know About Vaping
When it comes to electronic cigarettes, separating fact from fiction can be a challenge. Know the truth about vaping and how it can affect your health.
HEALTHY LUNGS AND CLEAN AIR FOR ALL
Every February, National Donor Day celebrates and recognizes those who changed the lives of others through organ donation. Thousands across the U.S. are living with lung cancer or other chronic lung diseases like pulmonary fibrosis and are in need of a life-saving transplant.
For Maureen Campbell, losing her mother to lung cancer also meant losing her best friend and inspiration. While navigating her grief, Maureen learned about RHA’s Hustle Chicago® stair climb. Three years and two climbs later, she’s getting ready to climb again.
The COVID-19 virus has spread to the United States, with confirmed cases in Chicago. It’s important to know the signs and symptoms and take steps to prevent further spread, especially for those living with lung disease who are at greater risk for more serious illness if infected.