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Annual Patient Webinar Forum - Friday, Sep 24, 2021

September 11th, 2021
Pulmonary fibrosis is a lung disease that occurs when lung tissue becomes damaged and scarred. This thickened, stiff tissue makes it more difficult for your lungs to work properly. As pulmonary fibrosis worsens, you...
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Patient Education Webinar - Wednesday, Sep 29, 2021

September 11th, 2021
Flu is a contagious respiratory illness that infects the nose, throat and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent the flu is to get a...
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Vaping and Lung Health - NEW Health Education Toolkit

July 28th, 2021
Youth vaping is threatening to addict a new generation of young people on nicotine.In an effort to address this, the BC Lung Association partnered with Fraser Health Authority to develop health education resources for...
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"likely to face unprecedented increase in radon-induced lung cancer"

June 14th, 2021
Greener homes need to address Canada's 'shockingly high' levels of indoor radioactive radon"The BC Lung Association’s Director for Healthy Indoor Environments, Dr. Noah Quastel, is urging caution with the new Canada...
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World Clean Air Day Talk 2021 - Watch the Video

June 11th, 2021
Every year we commemorate Clean Air Day to raise awareness of how important good air quality is to our health, our environment, and the economy.Wildfires are a growing threat to public health and safety. We have seen...
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BC State of the AIr Report 2021

June 10th, 2021
Published annually by BC Lung's Air Quality and Health Steering Committee, the report provides a snapshot of key air quality issues across the province.Download our 2021 BC State of the Air Report and the...
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World Asthma Day Talk 2021 - Watch the Video

May 17th, 2021
BC medical experts share the latest findings on asthma diagnosis and treatment for children and adults.CLICK HERE TO WATCH OUR WORLD ASTHMA DAY TALK HEREPresenters:Dr. Celine Bergeron, Respirologist, VGH and ...
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Join us: Lunch & Learn Event - Wednesday, April 21, 2021

April 8th, 2021
Learn how BC healthcare decisions are increasingly informed by research - including 'computer models.'WHAT: To make decisions, healthcare policymakers often rely on information from health researchers. With the use...
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Did you miss it? Not to worry. Watch our World TB Talk here.

March 31st, 2021
Each year we commemorate World TB Day to raise awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB.   This year, to mark World TB Day 2021, we invited two BC experts to speak to the...
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Hear from experts about the impacts of tuberculosis in BC and globally

March 9th, 2021
Each year we commemorate World TB Day to raise awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB. WHAT: World TB Day Talk (webinar)To mark World TB Day 2021, we invite you to hear from...
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