The Unsung Lung Podcast

The Unsung Lung Podcast

Lung health is important. Join host Jacob Sperling, Health Promotion Coordinator for Alberta Lung, as he delves into the world of lung health and lung disease. 1 in 5 Albertans will struggle with lung disease in their lifetime. We need to make lung health a central focus in our overall well-being. This podcast aims to educate you, the listener, on how to protect yourself and embrace compassion for others who are struggling with lung disease. To support our podcast, please visit www.patreon.com/unsunglung. We appreciate every supporter and every dollar goes to helping Canadians with lung disease!

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August 1, 2022 74 min
We’ve got a special one for you today, folks. Jacob interviews Jeremie Saunders, the Co-Founder, Producer & Co-Host of Sickboy Podcast! They discuss Jeremie’s journey with Cystic Fibrosis, embracing your inevitable death (yikes haha), and looking at illness in a new way. Jeremie is an award-winning actor and a world-renowned podcaster. It’s a pleasure to have him on The Unsung Lung Podcast!   Listen to Sickboy:   http://sickboy...
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The July edition of ‘The Unsung Lung Podcast’ puts Jacob in a nerve-racking situation! Just kidding, well, not really. He interviews his BOSS, Leigh Allard, President and CEO of Alberta Lung! The two discuss a major project that Alberta Lung has been undertaking for a few years now, called Breathing Space. The facility is a lung transplant ‘home-away-from-home’ for patients needing this life saving surgery. They discuss the challen...
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June 1, 2022 46 min

June’s edition of ‘The Unsung Lung Podcast’ sees the first time that Jacob has been joined by multiple guests, and for a good reason. Together with Bethany Dick, Health Promotion Coordinator for Lung Saskatchewan, and Darshana Lanke, Youth4Change Ambassador, the trio discuss the important topic of the dangers of vaping and e-cigarettes. They address the prevalence of vaping in youth-aged populations, significant health effects, and...

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On May's edition of "The Unsung Lung Podcast', Jacob embarks on the first ever episode of 'Inside the Profession', a series where we take a deep dive into the life and career of an individual who works within the lung health world. On the first episode of this series, Ursula Parenteau, Registered Respiratory Therapist speaks about her own journey into a lung health field, helping those with lung disease, and ove...

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April 1, 2022 44 min

On this month’s edition of ‘The Unsung Lung Podcast’, host Jacob Sperling is joined by Dr. Mohit Bhutani, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Alberta to discuss all things asthma! They discuss what asthma is generally, the triggers that can lead to an asthma attack, monitoring and treating the disease, and so much more!

We at Alberta Lung, your local lung charity, thank you for listening...

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March 1, 2022 37 min

Join host, Jacob Sperling, as he discusses 'Sleep Health' with Andrew Hoskins, Registered Respiratory Therapist and Manager for Sleep at Careica Health. They discuss sleep apnea, CPAP machines, and how sleep helps overall well-being. Thank you for joining Alberta Lung for this first ever edition of ‘The Unsung Lung Podcast’!

For more information and to answer our survey, please visit: www.ablung.ca/unsung-lung

 

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February 15, 2022 2 min

Lung health is important. On this podcast, join host Jacob Sperling, Health Promotion Coordinator for Alberta Lung, as he delves into the world of lung health and lung disease. 1 in 5 Albertans will struggle with lung disease in their lifetime. We need to make lung health a central focus in our overall well-being. This podcast aims to educate you, the patron and listener, on how to protect yourself and embrace compassion for others...

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