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April 2014


The Face of Sleepiness

Researchers in Michigan have tested the theory that facial appearance improves when sleep apnea is treated.  They found that after CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) therapy people appear more alert, more youthful and more attractive.  Just one more reason to use your CPAP all night, every night.   Find out more about sleep apnea treatment.

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Canadians Unaware of Lung Cancer Symtoms

Tree pollen season varies from year to year depending on the weather, but it can start long before you shed that winter coat.  The poplar, cottonwood and aspen pollen season starts from late March to the third week of April. Learn more about pollens.

A recent survey conducted by the Global Lung Cancer Coalition found that more than one in five people could not name any symptoms of lung cancer.  This is disturbing considering that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both women and men.  What are lung cancer symptoms?

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Ready Set Quit   Telehealth
Ready. Set. Quit.
  You Don't have to Stay Home

Are you ready to get set and quit?  This guide to help you on your journey to quit smoking.  Read it now 


Call to register for the free COPD Telehealth information session in your local area. Find your local Telehealth suite.

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Share the Air Raffle

Your decision can make a difference! Together we can advance respiratory health for the residents of our province because "when you can't breathe, nothing else matters"!  

Only 16,000 tickets will be sold.  We invite your support by participating in the 2014 Share The Air Raffle.

Many thanks to our Christmas Seals Supporters


Donate for your chance to win 1 of 12 beautiful pictures that have been donated by Canadian Artists for our 2014 Artworks Campaign.  Click here to make your online donation.


Classified Ads

  • Respironics EverFlo oxygen concentrator that was only used for 3 months.  Interested?  Call Michelle in Regina at 306-352-0745.
  • ResMed H2 heated humidifier that will fit an older style ResMed CPAP machine along with tubing and the operator’s manual for sale.  Contact Lorraine in Saskatoon at 306-477-8219.
  • Airsep oxygen concentrator that has been used for 3 years for sale.  Also a nebulizer that was only used for 1 year.  Call Nettie in Saskatoon at 306-651-1887

The Lung Association of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any product purchased through ads in the Breathe Newsletter.

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