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Month: June 2024

The Importance of Clean Air and Your Lungs

Air pollution is a major public health concern. It has been linked to increased instances of breathing problems, higher rates of hospitalization, and premature death. According to Health Canada, air pollution contributes to approximately 15,300 deaths annually in Canada and incurs a total economic cost of $120 billion each year. These staggering statistics underscore the urgent need to prioritize clean air initiatives. 

Lung Health For All: Pride Month at the Lung Health Foundation

June is Pride Month — a time to celebrate, support, and breathe in solidarity with Canada’s 1.3 million 2SLGBTQI+ community members.

As national leaders in lung health, Pride Month is a chance for the Lung Health Foundation to highlight persistent lung health inequities that the 2SLGBTQI+ community faces, while re-affirming our commitment to finding empowering solutions.