August is National Lung Month!

QUEZON City, Philippines (August 2) – The month of August was declared as National Lung Month in the Philippines through the Presidential Proclamation No. 1761 signed by former President Ferdinand Marcos on July 24, 1978.

Our lungs are indeed very important and it is susceptible to many diseases. Luckily for us, these illnesses and ailments are quite easy to avoid! We just need to adopt a healthy lifestyle!

In celebration of National Lung Month, here’s a helpful guide that will help each and every one of us take care of our lungs!


(research by Jodi Bustos, edited by Jay Paul Carlos, infographics by Erdy Peletina)