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November is Lung Month. Take a breather, and give your lungs some love!

November 2nd, 2017
The BC Lung Association is promoting lung health and hosting a series of community lung health fairs across the province during Lung Month (November annually.)   “Together, in collaboration with our government and...
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Meet Jacqueline, a respiratory therapist whose job changes every day

October 27th, 2017
Respiratory Therapists (RTs) take on many different roles in the community, and RT Jacqueline is no exception. To help celebrate RT Week, we sat down with Jacqueline to learn about her many responsibilities, how she’s...
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Fraser Health Respiratory Therapist Engagement Shared Work Team at Climb the Wall

This RT week, meet a team that goes above and beyond

October 24th, 2017
From raising money for lung health research to providing care packages for those in need, the Fraser Health Respiratory Therapist Engagement Shared Work Team goes above and beyond their call of duty.Respiratory...
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BC Lung Association cautions against wood-burning and urges cleaner alternatives for winter heat

October 5th, 2017
With the arrival of cooler temperatures, the BC Lung Association is urging the public to avoid wood burning and to consider cleaner burning alternatives.For some, the smell of wood smoke on a cold, clear night sparks...
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Bob Bruce and BC Lung's Darcy standing together

Living with IPF means changing it up

September 21st, 2017
For Bob Bruce, the experience of being diagnosed with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) has changed  his whole life. Often misdiagnosed, IPF is an irreversible and incurable chronic lung disease marked by...
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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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