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Health groups urging Saskatchewan residents to protect themselves from radon-induced lung cancer

November 16th, 2017
Saskatoon - Radon is a colourless, odourless, tasteless radioactive gas comes from the breakdown of uranium found in the soil and rock.  Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer and Saskatchewan is a hot spot....
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Breathing as One - Boehringer Ingelheim Canada COPD Catalyst Grant

November 13th, 2017
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 services for COPD. Catalyst...
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Research Report: 2012-2016

Lung Month: Research beyond the numbers

November 1st, 2017
Ottawa, ON – This Lung Month, The Lung Association encourages all Canadians to take stock of each of their 22,000 daily breaths and acknowledge the donors and researchers who make them possible. This November, The Lung...
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Breathing Life into Research for Almost 100 Years

October 25th, 2017
From Dr. R. G. Ferguson conducting internationally recognized tuberculosis research in the 1920s to recruiting the first children's lung specialist to Saskatchewan in the late 1990s, and continuing today with research...
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Regina Radon Event

October 19th, 2017
Find out how to test, reduce radon, and breathe easy.  Presentations by Health Canada, Certified Radon Mitigation Expert (Master Radon), The Lung Association and Take Action on Radon Saskatchewan. Register on...
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Calling All Schools to Get on Our Roster

Calling All Schools to Get on Our Roster

September 20th, 2017
The Lung Association is all about breathing and we've teamed up with all five Saskatchewan WHL teams to educate Saskatchewan youth on being healthy. WHL players will visit schools this Fall and educate students...
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UPDATE: Province Adjusts Approach to Sleep Apnea Services

September 13th, 2017
Update - January 2018 The provincial government has further announced a change to it's CPAP policy which will go into effect on February 1st. New details here. Update - September 2017 The provincial...
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Sleep Apnea Support Group Meetings

August 23rd, 2017
The provincial government has just announced a change in it's decision to end the free loan of CPAP equipment. CPAP equipment will instead be available for loan at a discounted rate through the Government of...
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Protecting the Health of our Community with Smoke-Free Outdoor Spaces

August 22nd, 2017
Earlier this summer, Regina implemented one of the strictest outdoor smoking bylaws in the country. In doing so it joins a long list of Canadian municipalities protecting residents from the harms of ...
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Universal coverage for CPAP cut in Saskatchewan

July 6th, 2017
UPDATE: Province Adjusts Approach to Sleep Apnea Services. The following program change was announced during the March 22nd Saskatchewan Budget Speech. As of October 1, 2017, coverage for Continuous...
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