Media Advisory - Leading Respirologists Gather for Better Breathing Conference in Toronto February 1, 2



    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

    Media Availability:

    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,
kpetcoff@on.lung.ca

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