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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Managing COPD

There are certain tips that can help if you have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive piulmonary disease. The first is to quit smoking.

08/01/2014

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Advances In Treatment Of COPD

Depending on the cause of COPD and the form, treatment can be very different. Scientists have developed an imaging bio-marker that can help.

10/12/2012

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Vitamin D and COPD

We often see COPD as the result of cigarette smoking and the damage done over the years. But now there is a report from the Annals of Internal Medicine that there could be a vitamin deficiency that contributes as well.

01/25/2012

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Medical Organization Warns Of Disease That Leaves You Breathless

The Pennsylvania Medical Society is urging doctors and patients to pay a little more attention to a disease that can literally leave you breathless.

12/13/2010

COPD

If you are a smoker, or if you smoked for many years, you are at far greater risk for developing emphysema or chronic bronchitis—both grouped as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD.

11/18/2010

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