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The role of the respiratory system and the many ways teens can protect their lung health is described in this informative volume. Exercising regularly, getting flu shots, practicing good hygiene, and avoiding smoking are some of the healthy habits readers are encouraged to institute. Important for today's environmentally aware teens, the book also highlights the link between air quality and people's health. Indoor and outdoor air pollution have been associated with an increased incidence of airway diseases, including asthma. Armed with the information provided, teens can take action to improve the quality of the air in their homes, schools, and the world around them—enabling everyone to breathe easier. Content fulfills National Health Education Standards.