More than just a periodical information update, Breathe Easy Newsletters provide regular news and information of interest to Canadians with asthma.

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In an emergency situation or if you are having an asthma attack please go to the ER or call 911 Smoke from forest fires is full of many irritants: Soot Ash Dirt Soil dust Pollen Quick Tip: Keep your windows closed to prevent smoke from entering your home If you breathe in this smoke, you Read the full article…

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We are proud to announce the launch of a new National Research Program initiative to provide grants to young Canadian researchers involved in early-onset and late-onset asthma research. In partnership with AllerGen NCE Inc., in 2017, the Program will grant two awards to Masters level (MSc/MScN) student researchers; and two awards to PhD level student Read the full article…

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We are thrilled to announce that as of this summer, the Asthma Society of Canada will formally be known as Asthma Canada. At a time when the prevalence of asthma is on the rise worldwide and in Canada, we want to ensure that we continue to be a voice for all children and adults who are Read the full article…

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Our long-awaited Canadian summer is upon us and everyone is ready to head outside! Summertime brings with it the time-honoured tradition of packing up our bags and heading out into the great Canadian outdoors. For those of us with asthma, a few precautions can ensure a safe and fun-filled trip – give or take a Read the full article…

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They say parents pack up their troubles and send them off to camp! But, for parents of kids with asthma, sending children off to summer camp can be extremely stressful. However, with proper research and precautions, the experience can be safe and rewarding. Here are some safety measures you can take: Find the right camp Read the full article…

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Setting goals to achieve your dreams can be daunting.  But when you achieve a life-long dream through hard-work and determination, the sky is the limit, literally! Ian Fish has struggled with asthma since he was 5. Some of his oldest memories involve him lying inside oxygen tents with doctors in attendance. Over the years, his Read the full article…

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Join Team Asthma for the upcoming  Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on October 22nd, 2017! Everyone is welcome. The race is open to adults, teens, and kids (see restrictions) to walk or run the marathon, half marathon, or the 5K.  You can even register your own Team Asthma team… of friends, family, or colleagues and run as a Read the full article…