TORONTO, Jan. 28 /CNW/ - Lifestyle and the Lungs is the theme for The
Lung Association's 2008 Better Breathing Conference that will see leading
respirologists, respiratory therapists, physiotherapists and nurses come
together to learn about the latest breakthroughs in lung health.
There are two educational streams that support members of The Lung
Association's two medical societies, the Ontario Thoracic Society and the
Ontario Respiratory Care Society:
Friday highlights include:
8:45 a.m. Smoking Cessation: What Every Health Professional Must
Know - Dr. Andrew Pipe
10:45 a.m. Smoking and Screening: Are We Still in the 20th Century?
- Dr. Anna Day
11:15 a.m. Asthma Management in the Emergency Department: The
Ontario Experience - Jennifer Olajos-Clow, RN, APN
3:45 p.m. Effects of Air Pollution on Lung Health - Dr. Sharon Dell
Conference sessions are open to media and presenters are available for
media interviews. Please visit www.on.lung.ca for a complete listing of
speakers and sessions and call ahead to arrange an interview.
Better Breathing Conference 2008
Toronto Marriot Downtown Eaton Centre
February 1, 2
When you can't breathe, nothing else matters.
For further information:
For further information: or for a media credential, contact: Karen
Petcoff, (416) 864-9911 ext. 283, Cellular: (416) 275-6844,