Latest News

Sept 2021

Provincial guidance on the Philips NIV/Ventilator RECALL

May 2021

CANADA-WIDE STUDY OF 3,000 YOUTH VAPERS SUPPORTS A COMPREHENSIVE FLAVOUR BAN ON NICOTINE VAPING PRODUCTS

January 2021

PRIORITIZATION OF CANADIANS WITH LUNG DISEASE IN COVID-19 VACCINATION ROLLOUT - A Joint Statement

November 2020

A Patient Charter for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

March 2020

16/03/2020 COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

06/03/2020 COVID-19 places scrutiny on handwashing. Tips for better handwashing!

06/03/2020 Statistics Canada released the results of a 2019 vaping survey. The results reinforced what we have known for a while now – that there is a vaping crisis among Canadian youth. See the complete results. 

Jan 2020

31/01/2020 World Health Organization declares public health emergency over global outbreak of Coronavirus

06/01/2020 PDF iconPress Release - Radon Screening Kits Available at Parkland Regional Library

02/01/2020 Media Release - Case of severe vaping illness reported in Alberta

November 2019

07/11/2019 Edmonton grown device breathes new life into lung transplant Edmonton Sun  Read how Alberta Lung plans to help patients 

07/11/2019 Article - Radon Screening Kits Available at Red Deer Public Library

04/11/2019 NEWS RELEASE: Albertans want provincial vaping restrictions aligned with tobacco restrictions

04/11/2019 Media Release - Radon Screening Kits Available at EPL

October 2019

31/10/2019 Press Release - Radon Screening Kits Available at Red Deer Public Library

September 2019

19/09/2019 Health groups call for immediate federal action to protect young people from the risks of vaping products.

19/09/2019 Vaping: The time to act is now.

June 2019

After decades of decline; tobacco is once again butting into young lives!

January 2019

Edmonton, Alberta– 24 January 2019 – Moving the Dial on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma

October 2018

Alberta Lung offering 100 citizens an incentive to quit smoking cold turkey on Nov 1 The Medicine Hat News

September 2018

Groundbreaking research funded by donors of Alberta Lung & NWT on Asthma!

Click here to see the paper

Watch the CTV interview here

September 2018

Alberta Lung & NWT has joined the Aeroplan Member Donation Program

November 2017

Watch our interview on Alberta Primetime introducing Breathing Space! 

July 2017

Protect Alberta kids

April 2017

Marijuana Position Statement

January 2017

Alberta Drug Benefits Updates

The complete list of Alberta drug benefits, changes and criteria for coverage can be found by clicking Alberta Drug Benefit List (ADBL) 

Changes to the Alberta Drug Plan coverage of certain medications for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis available by Special Authorization (ABC 60051):

 

 

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