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Wildfires: What You Should Know

August 15th, 2018
Every year, fire season in BC seems to be getting longer and more extreme, causing some of the worst air quality in British Columbia, and causing health problems for those with and without chronic lung...
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Meet Lise, who is proactive to protect her lungs

August 13th, 2018
Lise Fillion was born in Ottawa, and lived all over the world growing up. Back in 1979, she moved to British Columbia. She now lives in Vancouver, where she’s worked for the Federal Fisheries and Ocean Canada and have...
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Meet Sue, who promotes scent-free spaces for herself and others

August 1st, 2018
In 2009, Sue Grant underwent a triple-by-pass heart surgery. During her recovery, she experienced a lingering cold. After some tests and time had passed, she was finally diagnosed with COPD. Sue recently sat down with...
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Meet Sara, who loves life by knowing her limits

July 27th, 2018
Meet Sara Troy, a podcaster and producer from the UK who now lives in Esquimalt, BC. Sara has lived with asthma for her whole life, and spoke with BC Lung Patient Advocate Darcy Murdoch about how she's learned to know...
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Meet Simeran, an RT who loves to be a part of a compassionate care team

May 25th, 2018
Simeran Boyal is a Respiratory Therapist (RT) at St Paul's Hospital in Vancouver, BC. She is 22 years of age. Simeran is from William's Lake, BC and lives in Surrey, BC.1.  Why did you choose your career...
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Eric Griffin, left, with BCLA's Darcy Murdoch

Meet Eric, who does his part to stay healthy

May 25th, 2018
Eric Griffin resides in Esquimalt, BC.  He is 65 years of age and lives with COPD. He was finally diagnosed after years of smoking and breathlessness, but now does all that he can to manage his lung condition,...
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Meet Michele, long-time BC Lung Director from Grand Forks

May 7th, 2018
In 1976, Michele Caskey was asked to join the BC Lung Association, then called the Tuberculosis Christmas Seal Society. Forty-two years later and Michele is still a dedicated Director and integral part of the BC Lung...
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Harpid with BC Lung interviewer, Darcy Murdoch

Respiratory therapist Hardip engages with the community to teach about lung health

April 30th, 2018
May is Asthma Awareness Month, so we're sharing stories of people who have been affected by asthma. Hardip Kolar is a Respiratory Therapist (RT) at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, BC.  He was born and...
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Sheryl Bouwman, with BC Lung's interviewer, Darcy Murdoch

For IPF patient Sheryl, pulmonary rehab offers connection as well as exercise

April 27th, 2018
Pulmonary rehab is a structured therapy program that is meant to supplement treatment for COPD and other chronic lung diseases. While pulmonary rehab will not cure chronic lung disease, it helps patients lead more...
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Meet volunteer Director Walter Huebert, who helps Penticton strive for better lung health

April 20th, 2018
Since 2006, Walter Huebert has been involved with the BC Lung Association. Whether he’s sharing lung health information at a senior’s symposium, visiting Penticton golf courses to fundraise with the Golf Privilege Club...
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