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BreathWorks e-News: Summer 2016

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Pneumonia Awareness Day at Queen’s Park
The Ontario Lung Association and Pfizer Canada (Vaccines) partnered on June 7, 2016 to educate Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) and their staff on the burden of pneumonia in Ontario. > find out more

Helping Patients’ Voices Be Heard: Ontario Lung Association and Patient Submissions
The Government of Ontario has a process that allows patients and their caregivers to offer comment to medications being reviewed in the province. > find out more

Easy Breathing in the Summer
If you have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), breathing can be hard when it’s hot and humid outside. Here are some tips to keep your COPD well-managed. > find out more

The Lung Association Celebrates 10 years of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act
Since 2006, the Smoke-Free Ontario Act has been making our province a better place to breathe. Smoking rates have never been lower. > find out more

COPD Notes
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For information on sponsoring this newsletter contact Carole Madeley 416-864-9911 ext. 281.

Stay tuned for updates on our November Lung month events and World COPD Day 2016…World COPD Day 2016 logo

Lung Health Ambassador Lorraine Leblanc (centre) is presented with a Meritorious Service Award from The Lung Association by George Habib, CEO (left) and Dr. John Granton (right) at the Queen’s Park Lobby Day Reception, November 2015
Lung Health Ambassador Lorraine Leblanc (centre) is presented with a Meritorious Service Award from The Lung Association by George Habib, CEO (left) and Dr. John Granton (right) at the Queen’s Park Lobby Day Reception, November 2015

Lung Health Ambassador Bev Black with the Hon. Dave Levac, Speaker, Legislative Assembly of Ontario, at the Queen’s Park Lobby Day Reception, November 2015

Lung Health Ambassador Bev Black with the Hon. Dave Levac, Speaker, Legislative Assembly of Ontario, at the Queen’s Park Lobby Day Reception, November 2015

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