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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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Shining a Spotlight on our Lung Heroes: Mother’s Day Edition

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...
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Cycling enthusiast Tony Morris doesn’t let asthma slow him down!

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...
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Asthma does not have to limit your life

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...
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Allergy tips

Lung health professional Jenna Jangalee shares personal allergy tips

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...
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Dr. Nino Künzli, Director, Swiss School of Public Health

World health expert talks dirty

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...
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