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Patrick Odnokon

WHL Player to CEO

September 26th, 2018
This year, The Lung Association, Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) together funded $150,000 in innovative respiratory research grants awarded to Saskatchewan...
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The Lung Association in partnership with Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools presents a magical and educational event about asthma.

September 25th, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.  SASKATOON - Asthma is a chronic (life-time) disease that makes the lungs very sensitive and hard to breathe. The lung disease is common yet serious with as many as 1 in 5 youth...
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Breathing as One - Boehringer Ingelheim Canada COPD Catalyst Grant

September 13th, 2018
The Breathing as One - Boehringer Ingelheim Canada COPD Catalyst Grant competition promotes innovative research related to the treatment/quality of life, mechanism of disease, and health care...
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Had a breathing test? Tell us about your experience!

August 15th, 2018
The American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Society are trying to understand patients’ experiences with spirometry to help us to agree on the most appropriate testing methods. If you have ever had a...
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Saskatchewan health groups applaud smoke-free social housing policy

June 20th, 2018
REGINA – The Saskatchewan Housing Corporation’s announcement today to make all social housing units smoke-free later this summer is being praised by health organizations including The Lung Association and the Canadian...
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$150,000 Research Funding Breathes Life Into Ideas That Inspire for Improved Respiratory Health in Saskatchewan

June 18th, 2018
Saskatoon – Six teams, with expertise varying from medicine and clinical practice to computer science and veterinary medicine, have received funding from Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF) and the Lung...
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Breathe Strong Raffle Winners

June 12th, 2018
Congratulations to the winners of our Breathe Strong Raffle! Full list is posted here: https://raffle.sk.lung.ca/
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Bill S-5: An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers' Health Act, Receives Royal Assent

May 28th, 2018
Bill S-5 creates a new approach to regulating vaping products and advances work on plain and standardized packaging for tobacco products! Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of premature death and disease in...
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Nicole Nelson

Breathe Strong: Nicole Nelson - Double Lung Transplant Survivor

May 24th, 2018
Meet Nicole Nelson, double lung transplant survivor & Breathe Ambassador for our Breathe Strong raffle. This raffle will fund essential support programs for those living with lung disease.  ...
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The Lung Association applauds the Government of Saskatchewan for their recent efforts in improving organ and tissue donation rates in our province.

April 27th, 2018
Saskatoon, SK - The Lung Association, Saskatchewan applauds The Ministry of Health and the Saskatchewan Health Authority for launching a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of organ and tissue donation...
+ More The Lung Association applauds the Government of Saskatchewan for their recent efforts in improving organ and tissue donation rates in our province.

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