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New restrictions for Metro Vancouver...

November 9th, 2020
Due to a record-breaking spike of COVID-19 cases in BC, particularly in Fraser Health and Metro Vancouver areas, new restrictions have been announced.RESTRICTIONS ON PRIVATE GATHERINGSA new new provincial health...
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It's Radon Action Month: Do you know your home radon levels?

November 7th, 2020
The leading cause of lung cancer after smoking, radon leads to ~16% of lung cancer deaths in Canada. November is Radon Action Month.  What is radon? Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs when...
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It's Radon Action Month: What is the BC Lung Association doing?

November 6th, 2020
We have a suite of radon projects, many of which fall under our Healthy Indoor Environments Initiative and are supported by a team which includes a lawyer, academic epidemiologist, and public health...
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Managing COPD doesn't mean giving up what you love

May 12th, 2020
Bill Marshall lives in Port Coquitlam with his wife, Kate.  He is retired but used to manage non-profit organizations, including most recently managing St John's Ambulance. Bill is 70 years old and lives...
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No one should face illness alone. Support groups are vital.

May 12th, 2020
I remember walking into Emergency out of breath and ready to collapse.My oxygen levels were so low that doctors were astounded I was still able to function. A lung specialist was on duty, fortunately for me, who...
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COVID 19: Frequently Asked Questions

March 31st, 2020
Together with the help of Canadian lung health experts, and our Lung Association colleagues in Ottawa, we have centralized anwers to Frequently Asked Questions from lung patients and caregivers here.  
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NEW VIDEO: Flavoured Vapes Hook Kids

January 8th, 2020
The epidemic of youth and vaping is one which the B.C. government and public health organizations, including ourselves, take very seriously and are working actively to address. The lure of e-juice flavourings used in...
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