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,...+ More How can I reduce exposure to air pollution?
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....+ More Radon Community Champion: Chantal Wilson, Little Bear Engineering
May 12th, 2017
From protecting their kids from a lung cancer risk, to advocating for the health of everyone’s lungs, mothers never cease to impress us. On this Mother’s Day, we’re giving a shout-out to all the lung hero moms who are...+ More Shining a Spotlight on our Lung Heroes: Mother’s Day Edition
May 9th, 2017
A cherished supporter of the BC Lung Association and a cycling enthusiast, Tony has relatively severe asthma, but refuses to get stuck on the couch.The trick, says Tony, is working with his doctor to design a personal...+ More Cycling enthusiast Tony Morris doesn’t let asthma slow him down!
May 2nd, 2017
Whistler-based wilderness paramedic, health and safety consultant Colin Orr was diagnosed with asthma at the age of three.His father had asthma too. But lucky for Colin, his mother Nancy was a nurse and she was...+ More Asthma does not have to limit your life
May 1st, 2017
A lot of people struggle to get their allergies under control – including Vancouver Respiratory Therapist Jenna Jangalee who sat down to share a few tips with us.Do you find your allergies hard to control?I have...+ More Lung health professional Jenna Jangalee shares personal allergy tips
April 21st, 2017
The BC Lung Association organizes an annual meeting of world authorities on health-damaging pollutants. At a recent meeting we spoke with visiting pollution expert Dr. Nino Künzli and asked, given we know dirty air...+ More World health expert talks dirty
April 19th, 2017
Our volunteers provide critical support that help us to carry out our mission of promoting lung health, and managing and preventing lung disease. We simply couldn’t do what we do without them. We are particularly lucky...+ More Meet some of the volunteers we’ve counted on for years!
April 19th, 2017
Anne is the volunteer president of our Lung Association Better Breathers support group in New Westminster (also known as the New Westminster Puffers’ Club). During the week, Anne manages a dental clinic. In her spare...+ More Meet Volunteer Anne Kennedy Mitchell
April 11th, 2017
Air pollution can make it hard to breathe. It also can increase someone’s blood pressure and heart rate. Those problems are well known. Now research, in part funded by the BC Lung Association, suggests breathing diesel...+ More How air pollution is messing with our genes
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