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The Lung Association calls for action to reduce Misdiagnosis of asthma

January 17th, 2017
Ottawa, ON  - New research published in the Journal of American Medical Association demonstrates that people are continuing to be misdiagnosed with asthma.  The findings published in the study – Reevaluation...
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National Non-Smoking Week is January 16-21, 2017

January 16th, 2017
Ottawa, ON – Make this January life-changing. For more than thirty years, the National Non-smoking Week has provided Canadians with an opportunity to educate themselves about the dangers of smoking and encouragement and...
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Ban of asbestos positive step towards helping Canadians breathe

December 15th, 2016
The Lung Association is encouraged by the federal government’s announcement to ban asbestos – a substance that can be a contributing factor to severe lung disease. The Lung Association has been calling for the...
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The Canadian Lung Association applauds the federal government for their commitment to phase-out coal-fired power plants.

November 23rd, 2016
OTTAWA—The Canadian Lung Association applauds the federal government for their commitment to phase-out coal-fired power plants across Canada by 2030.“Ending the use of coal-fired power plants in Canada will help...
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This Lung Month we make breathing matter

November 1st, 2016
Ottawa, ON - November is Lung Month and this year, The Lung Association is celebrating with a new brand and a challenge for all Canadians. Breathing is at the core of everything the Lung Association does – whether it is...
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Survey: Asthma Not Well-Controlled for Most Canadians

October 25th, 2016
Survey by The Lung Association reveals 9 in 10 Canadians with asthma do not have it under control41% do not exercise at all due to their asthma33% miss school, work, or other social activities due to their asthma Survey...
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Butting out: Innovative strategies needed to reduce tobacco

October 7th, 2016
KINGSTON, Ont. – The Lung Association joined scores of health and research experts last weekend to discuss strategies to eliminate commercial tobacco use in Canada.  The Tobacco Endgame – a summit hosted by Queen’s...
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Lifetime achievement award presented to Dr.Graham

July 19th, 2016
The Lung Association is proud to present the Life Membership Award to Dr. Brian Graham, the CEO of Saskatchewan Lung Association. The award for distinguished leadership and outstanding commitment to advance the mission...
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COPD: New Report Highlights Benefits of Preventative Health Support

June 21st, 2016
OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lung Association celebrates the efforts of The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) for their innovative approach to patient centric care and bringing attention to the benefits...
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Plain packaging to become a reality in Canada

May 31st, 2016
Ottawa, ON - Today we celebrate World No Tobacco Day, a day hosted by World Health Organization to recognize the adverse role tobacco plays in the health of the public. This year’s theme is: Get Ready for Plain...
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