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Ex-smokin’ Moms Speak Out to Inspire Others!

L to R - Karen, Jess and Sharon (2)

Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 11) is coming on fast, and we at the BC Lung Association are here to help any moms who want to quit smoking by providing them a little incentive. That’s why we decided to launch a new online quit & win contest through our province-wide smoking-cessation program The contest challenges women to blow off for one full week (June 2 to 8) for a chance to win $1,000 cash. Contest closes June 1, 2014 at midnight.(Learn more at We also called upon members of QuitNow’s online quit support community, to share their personal quit stories in

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Posted in Lung Health, Smoking & Tobacco, Stories, Uncategorized

Breathtaking beauty helps others breathe easier

Win a glimpse of nature that will take your breath away!  Sweeping landscapes, floral studies and the majesty of our wild neighbours captured by true local artists. The Lung Association has 13 beautifully framed pieces donated by their creators to help raise money for our 2013 ArtWorks for Lung Health campaign. Three local artists have contributed their work to this campaign. Cindy Barratt of Stony Plain offered a 1 of 1 limited edition print Sunny Alberta– Roses #12 from her series exploring Alberta’s iconic wild rose. Elaine Funnell from Spruce Grove brings indoors one of the first harbingers of spring with

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Posted in Asthma, Lung Health