The Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health (FIRH) is based out of St. Joseph's Healthcare in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and is affiliated with McMaster University. Clinical, research and educational activities are integrated and largely collaborative within the FIRH. The intent of this institute is to provide optimal patient care through clinical practice, translational research and the training of health care professionals.
October 23, 2019
In this video, a 38-year-old mother of four is battling a chronic respiratory disease called pulmonary fibrosis.
October 22, 2019
At 27 years-old, Melissa Sulpher found herself short of breath just trying to get up a flight of stairs. The mother of four has since learned she is one of 30,000 Canadians suffering from pulmonary fibrosis, a chronic respiratory disease where lung tissue becomes scarred, and over time, results in shortness of breath and vital organs being deprived of necessary oxygen.
October 2, 2019
This year’s Step Up & Breathe Steeltown Stair Climb, which will take place on Saturday, November 9th, 2019.