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Lloyd ans Sandi sitting together under a tree

Facing COPD is better together

February 2nd, 2018
Lloyd and his wife Sandi recently celebrated Lloyd’s one year anniversary of receiving a double lung transplant! We recently spoke with both Lloyd and Sandi to learn more about their journey with COPD, their strong...
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Wade Graham and his dog

COPD patient Wade hasn't let lung disease limit him

January 23rd, 2018
Wade Graham has lived with lung disease his whole life. However, he hasn’t let his COPD or idiopathic pulmonary hemosiderosis limit him. We recently spoke with Wade to learn more about how he manages his COPD, how his...
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Martin Manette with Interviewer Darcy

Taking care of lung health means slowing down, finding a "labor of love"

January 10th, 2018
Martin Mannette, and his partner Candace, live in Vancouver. Martin grew up in Toronto, where for 19 years, he worked in advertising. He now works as an artist. What actual lung conditions do you have?I was...
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Managing COPD doesn't mean giving up what you love

January 10th, 2018
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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BC Lung Association Volunteer Director Sharon Korol urges Campbell River residents to donate generously to the Christmas Seals campaign and show support for healthy lungs all year round.

A century old tradition continues to support the 1 in 5 Canadians with lung disease

December 12th, 2017
In the weeks leading up to Christmas, British Columbians have the opportunity to raise money for lung health, a tradition that has been going on for over a century.The Lung Association depends on the generosity of...
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lung health professional helps a client

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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