lungs and respiratory health
What you can do: Keep the outbreak in perspective, and wash your hands the way germ experts do.
What you can do: As soon as you’re feeling ill, let your employers know so they have as much advance notice as possible. Then stay home and recover.
What you can do: Have a few N95 masks on hand, but don’t bust them out until they’re needed.
What you can do: Pay attention to air-quality forecasts, and protect yourself when pollution levels are high.
What you can do: Find ways to keep outdoor air pollution from getting into your home. And quit smoking!
What you can do: Avoid lung irritation by nixing the use of perfumes, hairsprays, and chemical air fresheners.
What you can do: Pay attention to air quality reports; ask about your child’s school bus.
What you can do: Control stress, and also learn the signs of asthma so you don't assume it's "all in your head."
What you can do: Tell the EPA you want tighter restrictions on a pollutant that can raise your risk of dying early from heart and lung diseases.
What you can do: Avoiding secondhand smoke is your best defense, so find places where it isn't a problem.