Since 2002, Breathe’s Thumbs Up! Thumbs Down! (TUTD) project has collaborated with the Truth Initiative and partners from the University of Chicago, NORC and predecessors from University of California, San Francisco. Breathe staff and youth partners collect data on the depiction of tobacco products in top grossing movies as well as the most popular television and streaming shows on platforms […]
On March 15th and 17th, ten Breathe Youth Advisory Board and Rio Americano Public Health Club students participated in the 2021 Youth Quest event. This is an annual youth event organized by the California Youth Advocacy Network and this year’s theme was “Times Change. Issues Remain. Tobacco Gains.” This event included a virtual kickoff and training on March 15th where […]
Breathe is excited to announce our new project funded by the California Tobacco Control Program: Smoke-Free Sacramento.
The consequences of COVID-19 have not only changed the economy, but emissions levels too. According to researchers in New York (BBC) carbon monoxide mainly from vehicles has been reduced by 50% compared to this time last year.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that began in 2019, Breathe California sought to share public health and air quality related news and studies about the pandemic.
Highlights from our weekly COVID-19 newsletter providing heavily researched, trustworthy information on the impact of the pandemic in public health, air quality, tobacco control, the environment and more.
As viewership on streaming services rises amid shelter-in-place, so does the harm of viewing tobacco-use. A global pandemic won’t stop the tobacco industry from infiltrating TV shows and movies.
Support Breathe during the #BigDayofGiving! To all past staff members, to every volunteer, and to every financial contributor over the years, thank you! This organization is stronger today because of you.
April 22nd marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. This year, we were not be able to celebrate in large gatherings, but we can still remember why we need to make the planet a priority not just on Earth Day, but every day of the year.
A female cyclist recently expressed her concerns to me about riding solo. If that describes you – male or female – there are a few things you’ll want to do.