Donors make it possible for the people of Manitoba to breathe easier.
Organ and tissue donation have become a large part of Laura and Daniel’s life. Diagnosed with a rare auto-immune disorder at the age of 12, Daniel has struggled with health crises for most of his life. In 2013, he received a bone-marrow transplant at the Health Sciences Centre. Due to complications from that, he received a lung transplant in Edmonton in February of this year.
Dave Wardell shares his story about COPD.
The Lung Association is encouraged by the federal government’s announcement to ban asbestos – a substance that can be a contributing factor to severe lung disease. The Lung Association has been calling for the Government of Canada to adopt a comprehensive strategy on the asbestos issue, including the ban. To continue reading, click here.
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