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We've just posted a new section on the CLA website: "What you need to know about   — and why we're hopeful for the futur...
02/14/2024

We've just posted a new section on the CLA website: "What you need to know about — and why we're hopeful for the future".

We've updated and added info about the cancer care team, and links to other resources.

If there are links to other lung cancer resources you'd find helpful, let us know!

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A happy story to warm your heart on  : a "tiny trailblazer" in Ottawa is the first baby to receive cell therapy in a wor...
02/14/2024

A happy story to warm your heart on : a "tiny trailblazer" in Ottawa is the first baby to receive cell therapy in a world-first Phase 1 clinical trial to prevent or lessen the effects of .

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Strong measures announced in British Columbia restricting flavoured ni****ne pouches to behind counters at pharmacies. M...
02/07/2024

Strong measures announced in British Columbia restricting flavoured ni****ne pouches to behind counters at pharmacies. More is needed federally to ensure all Canadian youth are protected!

To better protect youth from ni****ne use and potential dependency, the Province is taking action to restrict buccal ni****ne-pouch products to be sold only by a pharmacist on a non-prescription basis. 

The burden of lung disease often falls disproportionately on those already facing inequities.https://ow.ly/HXJp50QyRMS.
02/07/2024

The burden of lung disease often falls disproportionately on those already facing inequities.

https://ow.ly/HXJp50QyRMS.

The booming popularity of countertops made of engineered stone has driven a new epidemic of silicosis, an incurable lung disease, researchers have found.

The Canadian Lung Association is proud to be one of the international voices at   working to reduce the health burden of...
02/06/2024

The Canadian Lung Association is proud to be one of the international voices at working to reduce the health burden of to***co across Canada and globally.

 : On this date in 1993, the Minister of Health and Welfare introduced Bill C-111 in the House of Commons. The To***co S...
02/04/2024

: On this date in 1993, the Minister of Health and Welfare introduced Bill C-111 in the House of Commons. The To***co Sales to Young Persons Act (which would come into effect the following February) would raise the minimum age to purchase ci******es to 18. This was an update to 1908's To***co Restraint Act, which made it illegal for anyone under 16 to purchase ci******es.

Register now for  ! If you're a trainee or new investigator in the respiratory community, join us for engaging, interact...
01/30/2024

Register now for ! If you're a trainee or new investigator in the respiratory community, join us for engaging, interactive sessions to develop your academic, professional, leadership and career skills.

This year's topics:
Gaining an edge in today’s job market
Creating academic/industry partnerships
Bringing your research to light: Advanced KT skills for sharing your research with the public

Register: https://ow.ly/LYCB50QvYnM

Learn more about this free, two-day event: https://www.lung.ca/lung-research/renascent-program

It can be difficult to access  , especially if you live far from any in-person programs. If winter weather is keeping yo...
01/29/2024

It can be difficult to access , especially if you live far from any in-person programs.

If winter weather is keeping you from travelling to your local pulmonary rehab program, the Canadian Lung Association can help.

You can take part in our free, online BREATHE Better, Stay STRONG virtual pulmonary rehab program from the comfort of home!

https://www.lung.ca/breathebetter

Join these esteemed researchers and be part of the future of   in Canada! Register today for our 2024   and   awards. Fi...
01/26/2024

Join these esteemed researchers and be part of the future of in Canada! Register today for our 2024 and awards. Final applications due April 3rd.

Help shape the future of   in Canada! Registration for our 2024    and awards is open until MARCH 6. https://ow.ly/R4RM5...
01/18/2024

Help shape the future of in Canada! Registration for our 2024 and awards is open until MARCH 6. https://ow.ly/R4RM50Qsk4P

April 30, 2024 will mark the dawn of a new era at the Canadian Lung Association. After a long career dedicated to the he...
01/15/2024

April 30, 2024 will mark the dawn of a new era at the Canadian Lung Association.

After a long career dedicated to the health and well-being of Canadians, current President and CEO Terry Dean will begin his much-earned retirement. We are pleased to announce that Sarah Butson will be taking over as the new CEO.

Sarah has been a committed advocate for lung health for over a decade. Her vision, compassion and collaborative spirit will ignite new possibilities for CLA and empower us to make an even greater impact on the lives of those we serve. https://ow.ly/EZ4H50Qr0xI

Today in Lung History: In 1811, John Hutchinson was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Thirty-five years later, Hutch...
01/14/2024

Today in Lung History: In 1811, John Hutchinson was born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Thirty-five years later, Hutchinson would invent the spirometer.

Almost 4 million Canadians are living with  . Josh C. describes the balance required when living with one of Canada's mo...
01/11/2024

Almost 4 million Canadians are living with . Josh C. describes the balance required when living with one of Canada's most common chronic diseases.

Josh C. was diagnosed with asthma at three years old. He shares some advice for others living with the disease.

Medicor Research in   is seeking participants for a   study comparing dual therapy single puffer with triple therapy sin...
01/08/2024

Medicor Research in is seeking participants for a study comparing dual therapy single puffer with triple therapy single puffer. For more info or to register, visit the Medicor site:

A phase III, 52-week, multinational, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, 2-arm parallel group study comparing efficacy, safety and tolerability of the fixed dose triple combination of beclomethasone dipropionate plus formoterol fumarate plus glycopyrronium bromide (CHF 5993) with the fixed dose d...

Taking your dog(s) for a walk can be a great way to get more active or to distract yourself from cravings when you're qu...
01/06/2024

Taking your dog(s) for a walk can be a great way to get more active or to distract yourself from cravings when you're quitting smoking. Your lungs and your four-legged friend(s) will thank you!


Learn more about quitting smoking and other lung-healthy habits at www.lung.ca.

"I don't smoke that much. I can stop whenever I want." Ni****ne is highly addictive, and it doesn't take much to develop...
01/05/2024

"I don't smoke that much. I can stop whenever I want."

Ni****ne is highly addictive, and it doesn't take much to develop a physical dependency. The Fögerstrom Test for Ni****ne Dependence is one tool that your healthcare provider may use to get a better understanding of your physical dependency on ni****ne. This information can help them better support you on your quit journey.

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Choose your  : a date within the next two to three weeks to quit smoking. Don't wait for the perfect day — just pick a d...
01/03/2024

Choose your : a date within the next two to three weeks to quit smoking. Don't wait for the perfect day — just pick a day and add it to your calendar.

Avoid dates when you may face more smoking triggers, like going out with friends or a particularly stressful deadline at work.

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You know that quitting smoking can help you  , but did you know you could also  ? You could win $250 for sharing a miles...
01/02/2024

You know that quitting smoking can help you , but did you know you could also ?

You could win $250 for sharing a milestone on your quit journey. A milestone is a significant action you've taken or success you've had in your journey towards a smoke-free life.

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Q: How is quitting smoking like planting a tree?A: The best time to plant a tree (or quit smoking) was 20 years ago. The...
01/01/2024

Q: How is quitting smoking like planting a tree?

A: The best time to plant a tree (or quit smoking) was 20 years ago. The second best time is today.

No matter how long you've smoked, quitting will reduce your chance of developing lung disease, make breathing easier and save you money. Even if you've already been diagnosed with lung disease, quitting will help improve your health and quality of life.

It's never too late. Learn more at SmokeFreeCurious.ca.

CLA was excited to be a part of Environment & Climate Change Canada's announcement today regarding new standards for zer...
12/19/2023

CLA was excited to be a part of Environment & Climate Change Canada's announcement today regarding new standards for zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs). Reducing traffic-related air pollution will help all Canadians breathe easier.

We'd also like to remind you that if you're thinking about going electric in 2024, 8 provinces and territories offer their own rebates that can be combined with the federal iZEV rebate.

"Sarah Butson, public affairs and policy analyst with the Canadian Lung Association, said it's "unnecessary" for young p...
11/30/2023

"Sarah Butson, public affairs and policy analyst with the Canadian Lung Association, said it's "unnecessary" for young people to be able to buy to***co in the future, given the harms associated with smoking."

Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is calling on the federal government to follow the example of New Zealand's "smoke-free generation" law, which sought to ban cigarette sales to anyone born after 2008 for their entire lifetime.

We were excited to share our new polling data with Abacus Data with Parliamentary Secretary Julie Dabrusin. Canadians ar...
11/28/2023

We were excited to share our new polling data with Abacus Data with Parliamentary Secretary Julie Dabrusin. Canadians are feeling the impact of pollution on their health.

Great meeting with       MP Karen Vecchio to discuss the need to protect   through a comprehensive ban on flavours in  *...
11/28/2023

Great meeting with MP Karen Vecchio to discuss the need to protect through a comprehensive ban on flavours in **ng products.

Check in with CLA Advocacy team  who kicked off our Lung on the Hill event this morning. https://ow.ly/NQCk50Qc3Kl
11/28/2023

Check in with CLA Advocacy team who kicked off our Lung on the Hill event this morning. https://ow.ly/NQCk50Qc3Kl

President and CEO Terry Dean and Policy Lead Sarah Butson visit Parliament Hill to speak with our country's leaders about significant threats to Canadians' l...

On  , please consider making a donation to support something that's close to your heart — and what's closer to your hear...
11/28/2023

On , please consider making a donation to support something that's close to your heart — and what's closer to your heart than your lungs?

Even if you choose not to smoke, you could be affected by someone else who does.
11/17/2023

Even if you choose not to smoke, you could be affected by someone else who does.

Taes Leavitt and Peter Katz, Juno-recognized musicians, want Toronto to ban "home-to-home" spread of secondhand smoke through a common wall.

  is a big deal. It's time for health policy to reflect that. 2 million+ Cdns are living with it. It's the 2nd-leading c...
11/16/2023

is a big deal. It's time for health policy to reflect that. 2 million+ Cdns are living with it. It's the 2nd-leading cause of hospitalizations in Canada, behind childbirth. It costs the Cdn healthcare system approx $1.5B a year.

Transformation in COPD care is underway as Speak Up for COPD unites policymakers, healthcare professionals, patients, caregivers, NGOs, and pharmaceutical industry to help make COPD a public health…

11/11/2023

Our friends at the Lung Foundation Australia are working with a research team from the University of Technology Sydney to find out about the different breathlessness action plans being used by people with . Please take a few minutes to fill out their short survey.

If you are someone living with COPD or a support person for someone living with COPD: https://ow.ly/Ln9R50Q5YpR

If you are a health professional who recommends and/or completes breathlessness action plans with people with COPD: https://ow.ly/C23E50Q5YsH

This is a survey about breathlessness action plans that people with COPD use to manage breathlessness that becomes suddenly worse in a way that’s frightening.

Lung disease is a matter of life and breath. The Canadian Lung Association has been "stamping out" lung disease for over...
11/09/2023

Lung disease is a matter of life and breath.

The Canadian Lung Association has been "stamping out" lung disease for over a century. Using your Christmas Seals is a great way to raise awareness and inspire support for the important work we do helping Canadians breathe easier. https://www.lung.ca/donate

If you haven't received your 2023 Christmas Seals in the mail, you can order yours here: https://www.lung.ca/get-involved/christmas-seals

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