DISCLAIMER: Editorial comments posted to this web page are those of the Respiratory Medicine Program Committee members and do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
Respiratory Medicine in the News
Editorial content written by Dr. Alan Kaplan, chair of the Respiratory Medicine SIFP Committee.
Twitter may help hospitals predicts spikes in asthma attacks
Editorial: Social media can now predict illness spikes! Pay attention for what will come next!
Lung cancer now top killer of women
Editorial: Primary prevention: Stop smoking. Screening: beginning (see previous articles). Treatment: new advances coming. Summary: More common, but more we can do about it.
Health Canada dispatching secret shoppers to test how willing stores are to sell electronic cigarettes to teens
Editorial: More fuel to our E cigarette debate (see upcoming article in the Canadian Family Physician). However, we all agree; these should not be sold to children!
Study: air pollution slows brain development in children
Editorial: Air pollution affects brain development and lung development. Use the Air Quality Health Initiative to check levels in your area. See your area at www.airhealth.ca.
Connecting Asthma Care 2015: Australasian Asthma Conference
May 4–5, 2015
Clearing the Air: Asthma & Allergies in a Time of Climate Change
May 4-5, 2015
American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference
ATS 2015: Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
May 15–20, 2015
4th IPCRG Scientific Meeting
International Primary Care Respiratory Group
May 29 – 30, 2015
The ResHealth 2015 International Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Conference
July 31 – August 3, 2015
Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia
The 5th Conference of the Union Asia Pacific Region
August 31 – September 2, 2015
ASCIA 2015 Conference
The 26th Annual Conference of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
September 9 – 11, 2015
Adelaide, South Australia
ERS International Congress
September 26 – 30, 2015
Thrombosis Canada: Thrombosis Practice Pearls
November 7, 2015
Shaw Centre, Ottawa, ON
For more CME/CPD events in your area, please check the CFPC Calendar of Events.