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How to use a metered dose inhaler

Help your child learn to use their inhaler

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Help your child learn to use their inhaler. We're here to help you learn how to assist your child with their asthma medications. Our instructional videos will help y

How to use an inhaler

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]BREATHE THIS IN: It is important to learn how to properly use your medication inhalation devices so that you get the right dose of medication to your lungs. Watch th

Inhalers (How-To)

Most people with COPD or other respiratory diseases are prescribed at least one inhaler. The advantages of an inhaler versus a pill are: They get to your lungs very quickly. They cause less si
September 5, 2017

Back to school can cause problems for children with asthma

Closing in on Week 38 - the September Spike Toronto (Sept 5, 2017) – Back to school means homework assignments, new teachers and seeing old friends, but for the one in five children in Ontario li

Asthma causes and triggers

Triggers Triggers are the things that can cause your asthma symptoms. Each person has their own set of asthma triggers. Over time you can figure out what your asthma triggers are and take steps to re

Breathing Space Newsletter – Fall 2017

Protect your breathing - it's Lung Month Imagine struggling to do something 22,000 times a day. That is the reality for the one in five Canadians who have lung disease. This November, in honour of Lu
October 28, 2019

Un nouveau rapport souligne les lacunes dans les connaissances sur la MPOC – une maladie qui touche un million de Canadiens sans même qu’ils ne le sachent

Le rapport de l’Association pulmonaire de l’Ontario intitulé Aidons le million manquant vise à améliorer le diagnostic et le traitement de la MPOC au Canada.   Toronto (Ontario), le
October 28, 2019

New report highlights knowledge gaps in COPD – a disease that one million Canadians do not even know they have

The Ontario Lung Association report, Helping the Missing Million, aims to improve the diagnosis and treatment of COPD in Canada Toronto, Ontario – October 28, 2019 – Helping the Missing Million
August 15, 2019

Prevent back-to-school asthma emergencies (the “September Spike”)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Heading back to class means team tryouts, meeting new teachers, and reuniting with old friends. But for the one in five children in Ontario living with asthma, it ca