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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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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...
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Why do we fund research?

April 26th, 2018
Lung health research matters because people matter. Canadians from across Canada struggle to breathe. The research we fund helps to make their lives more breathable. Hear the stories of patients and the...
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In Memory of Sheelagh Barrable

March 27th, 2018
Sheelagh Barrable inspired others with her compassion and humility Sheelagh Josephine Barrable: Athlete. Scholar. Veteran. Grandmother. Born March 24, 1924, in Fort Qu'Appelle, Sask.; died Dec. 19, 2017, in...
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Annual General Meeting Information for Members

March 21st, 2018
The AGM of The Lung Association, Saskatchewan will take place on April 20, 2018 at 1:30 pm Acadia McKague’s Funeral Centre 915 Acadia Drive, Saskatoon, SK AGENDA Welcome and Call to Order Establish...
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