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Dean Karakasis presents lifetime award to Dick Shuhany

Canadian Lung Association honours long-time volunteer Richard Shuhany with 2015 lifetime achievement award

June 15th, 2015
Photo: CLA Board Chair Dean Karakasis presents lifetime achievement award to long-time volunteer Dick Shuhany.   Ottawa – The Canadian Lung Association is pleased to announce that long-time volunteer...
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Study finds weight loss in obese adults can reduce severity of asthma: Unlocking the connection between asthma and obesity

June 11th, 2015
Ottawa – A new Canadian study has found that weight loss in obese adults can reduce their asthma severity. The research team, led by Dr. Smita Pakhale, a respirologist in the department of medicine at The Ottawa...
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World No Tobacco Day Statement: A call to modernize and strengthen Canada’s national tobacco control strategy

May 29th, 2015
On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, Canadian health organizations have called upon the federal government to set a bold new course to drive down tobacco use more quickly. “There is no doubt that...
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A New Position Paper on the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma in Preschoolers

May 5th, 2015
On World Asthma Day (May 5th), the Canadian Lung Association is pleased to announce that its medical section, the Canadian Thoracic Society, along with the Canadian Paediatric Society have developed a new position paper...
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7 Tips to keep your asthma under control

May 4th, 2015
Almost three million Canadians and more than 300 million people worldwide have asthma, including many top athletes. Asthma is a common chronic lung disease that can make it difficult to breathe.  Although there is...
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The Canadian Lung Association applauds a new law that allows kids in Ontario with asthma to carry inhalers at school

April 30th, 2015
The Canadian Lung Association applauds the Ontario Legislature for passing a new law that allows children with asthma to carry asthma inhalers at school and would require school boards to develop a comprehensive asthma...
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Canadian Lung Association salutes Nova Scotia for becoming the first in North America to ban menthol flavoured tobacco

April 29th, 2015
Ottawa ─  The Canadian Lung Association salutes Nova Scotia for becoming the first jurisdiction in North America to ban menthol flavoured tobacco.On April 28, the Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly approved a ban on...
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Canadian researchers helps fight the battle against TB

March 23rd, 2015
In celebration of World TB Day (March 24th), the Canadian Lung Association salutes our researchers who are helping to fight tuberculosis (TB)The theme for World TB Day 2015 is “Reach, Treat, Cure Everyone” to draw...
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Canadian Lung Association urges federal government to follow the UK lead and to adopt plain packaging laws

March 12th, 2015
The Canadian Lung Association congratulates the British House of Commons for adopting plain packaging for cigarettes and urges the Canadian government to follow the United Kingdom’s lead. The British government has...
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Celebrating Women’s Achievements in Respiratory Health in Canada for International Women’s Day

March 6th, 2015
In honour of  International Women’s Day (March 8), the Canadian Lung Association salutes all the wonderful women who have made a contribution to improving the lung health of Canadians. In particular, we...
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