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Surrey’s Lorene Meyer is gearing up for the second year to tackle 200km in support of BC Lung Association and the 1 in 5 British Columbians who struggle to breathe.

Surrey cyclist is taking on 200km ride for lung health

August 31st, 2017
Surrey’s Lorene Meyer is back for a second year to take on BC Lung Association’s Bicycle Trek for Life & Breath (Bicycle Trek). A 200km bike ride from White Rock to Cultus Lake, and back again, raises money for the...
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Cathie Clarkson in BC Lung Association's Bicycle Trek for Life and Breath

Surrey lung cancer survivor takes on 200km cycle in support of lung health

July 25th, 2017
Cathie Clarkson was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer in July 2010.  Motivated to give back after successfully completing her treatment, Cathie decided to get involved with the BC Lung Association. She began by...
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Jim Gardiner

4 tips to take control of your lung condition

July 17th, 2017
Qualicum Beach’s Jim Gardiner is a performance coach and hosts a television show called The Inspirational 30 on Shaw TV in Nanaimo. He’s training for an Ironman Triathlon and fundraising for the BC Lung Association....
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Jim Gardiner and Darcy Murdoch

Jim Gardiner is swimming, cycling, and running his way through a triathlon to help others breathe easier

July 17th, 2017
Jim Gardiner was diagnosed with asthma at four years old, but he’s never let that get in the way of what he’s wanted to accomplish. He recently took on the challenge of an Ironman triathlon as a way to raise money for...
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Lisa - Surrey Food Bank

Food banks support more than just healthy eating

June 29th, 2017
QuitNow has been visiting food banks around the province as a way to connect with people wanting to quit smoking, and promote our province-wide, free quit smoking tools. We recently sat down with Surrey Food...
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Susanne Williamson tests her home for radon

Your home has high radon levels. What's next?

June 26th, 2017
After living in the same house for 12 years in Prince George, BC, Susanne Williamson and her family moved to a different home. First thing she did? Tested for radon.As a mother of two young boys, Susanne knew it was...
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BC Lung Association State of the Air Report 2017

Health effects of wood smoke scrutinized in 2017 pollution and health report

June 19th, 2017
BC Lung Association’s Annual BC State of the Air Report released today.Similarly to vehicle emissions, we cannot ignore the effects of wood smoke emissions on human health says the BC Lung Association’s Annual BC State...
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Drew and Nass get ready to RUSH this Saturday in support of lung health

Adrenalin-seeking-do-gooders Drew and Nass get set to battle it out for a Trip for Two around the World

June 8th, 2017
Do you have what it takes to conquer an ‘amazing race’ that tests your mind, stamina, and bravery? Twentysomething adrenalin-lovers Drew and Nass do.They’re about to join almost 200 other ‘RUSHers’ taking part in the BC...
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What can you do to reduce exposure to air pollution?

How can I reduce exposure to air pollution?

June 5th, 2017
What are air pollutants? Air pollutants are harmful gasses and solid particulate matter (PM) in the air we breathe. Air pollution is produced by burning, so a common air pollutant is cigarette smoke. Industry,...
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Radon Community Champion: Chantal Wilson, Little Bear Engineering

Radon Community Champion: Chantal Wilson, Little Bear Engineering

June 2nd, 2017
RadonAware is always excited to connect with community champions making a difference in their community. We're delighted to shine a light on Chantal Wilson, owner and operator of Little Bear Engineering....
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