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  • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0062993/
  • COPD can cause coughing that produces large amounts of mucus (a slimy substance), wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and other symptoms.
  • http://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases_conditions/hic_Unde...
  • Most adults diagnosed with COPD are long-time cigarette smokers, and smoking is a major cause of the disease.
  • http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/copd/treatment
  • COPD has no cure yet.However, lifestyle changes and treatments can help you feel better, stay more active, and slow the progress of the disease.
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chronic_bronchitis
  • The main symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, and sputum production.[1] Most people with chronic bronchitis have COPD.[2]
  • http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/ss5106a1.htm
  • Reporting Period Covered: This report presents national data regarding objectively determined COPD (1971--1994); COPD-associated activity and functional limitations (1980--1996); self-reported COPD prevalence, COPD physician office and hospital outpatien...
  • http://www.drugs.com/mcd/copd
  • Symptoms include breathing difficulty, cough, sputum production and wheezing.It's caused by long-term exposure to irritating gases or particulate matter, most often from cigarette smoke.
  • http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1696097
  • Importance Exacerbations of respiratory symptoms in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have profound and long-lasting adverse effects on patients.
  • http://www.uwhealth.org/health/topic/special/chronic-bronchitis/h...
  • COPD is a lung disease that makes it hard to breathe.
  • http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/CMG43/chapter/44-Commissioning-hi...
  • In doing so the workstream aims to reduce unscheduled hospital admissions by 20%, reduce length of stay by 25% and maximise the number of patients controlling their own disease through systematic knowledge transfer and care planning....
  • http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement...
  • COPD was responsible for more than 2.5 million deaths worldwide in 2000 alone.1 It currently ranks as the third leading cause of death in the United States (U.S.).2-3 COPD is projected to have the fifth leading burden of disease worldwide by the year 202...
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    News

    Study reveals COPD linked to increased bacterial invasion 28 Apr 2016
    Medical News Today - Tuesday, February 12, 2019
    FDA Approves First Generic Version of Advair for Asthma, COPD
    Physicians Briefing - Saturday, February 2, 2019
    A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of Inhaled Treprostinil in Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (PH-COPD)
    Mayo Clinic - Saturday, February 2, 2019
    First Generic Version of Advair Diskus Approved for Asthma, COPD
    Health Day - Saturday, February 2, 2019
    Researchers Breathe New Life Into COPD Research Using Mouse Models
    Science Daily - Thursday, January 31, 2019
    COPD and Rural Health: A Dialogue on the National Action Plan
    Wiley - Thursday, January 31, 2019
    Understanding the Many Roles of COPD Foundation State Captains: Q&A with John Linnell
    Ruralhealthinfo - Thursday, January 24, 2019
    How Vitamin D Can Reduce Symptoms of COPD
    Healthline - Thursday, January 24, 2019
    Daily Dose of Vitamin D May Help Those With COPD
    Web MD - Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    Activated PMN Exosomes Are Pathogenic Entities That Cause Destruction in the COPD Lung
    Science Daily - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Treat vitamin D deficiency to prevent attacks of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    News Now - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    An Aspirin a Day May Help Ease Acute Exacerbations of COPD
    Medpage Today - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Daily Aspirin May Reduce COPD Exacerbations
    Medpage Today - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    COPD Ups Death Risk in Heart Failure Patients
    Medpage Today - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Meta-Analysis: Vitamin D Pills Lower COPD Exacerbation Risk
    Medpage Today - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    What causes shortness of breath after eating? People may experience shortness of breath after eating for various reasons, including food allergies, hiatal hernias, or COPD. Learn about the causes and treatments for breathlessness after eating here. 8 Jan
    Medical News Today - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Flu Shot Crucial for Those With COPD
    Health Day - Saturday, January 12, 2019
    Asthma-COPD Overlap
    American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology - Saturday, January 12, 2019
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    Videos

    COPD - 3D Atlas Videos - Health Library - Nebraska Medicine ; Omaha, NE
         
  • COPD is caused by: 1) tobacco smoke, 2) exposure to air pollutants in the home and workplace, 3) and genetic factors also play a role.

  • One Woman's Journey: Grace Anne Dorney Koppel's Journey with COPD
         
    A one-hour excerpt from national speaker and survivor Grace Ann Dorney Koppel's keynote address at Johns Hopkins Medicine's annual women's health conference, A Woman's Journey, on November 17, 2012. Dorney Koppel shares her inspiring journey, with the hel...

    Country Conquers COPD visits the York Fair (York, PA)
         
    Country Conquers COPD™ is part of COPD Learn More Breathe Better®, an awareness initiative of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. The Country Conquers COPD team travels nationwide to raise awarenes...

    Stanford's Dr. Daya Upadhyay Discusses Living Better with COPD
         
    Living Better with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a progressive lung disease that affects millions of Americans every year. Although there is no cure for COPD, what was once deemed to be a disease ...

    Living with COPD
         
    Ernie Davis is one of 7,000 Islanders with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), an affliction that leaves him so short of breath he sometimes needs to lie down after a flight of stairs. COPD patients experience shortness of breath and activity...

    Breathless? ; Persistent Cough? ; Don't let it go unchecked...
         
    Never heard of COPD? You're not alone. But 3.7 million Brits are estimated to have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), most without knowing it. The disease is most common in smokers - whether you're a current smoker or quit years ago and are hea...

    UPMC Physician Resources: Update on COPD
         
  • Dr. Frank Sciurba discusses strategies for diagnosis, management and prevention of COPD.

  • What is COPD?
         
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a breathing problem also called COPD. Sometimes it is called "smoker's lung", chronic bronchitis, and/or emphysema. The C in COPD stands for chronic, which means that it doesn't go away, the O stands for obstruct...

    Insidermedicine In Depth - May 25, 2010 - COPD and Beta Blockers
         
    Individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who take drugs used to treat a variety of heart conditions are less likely to have exacerbations of their lung disease and may even live longer, according to research published in the Archives ...

    COPD
         
    COPD (bronchitis and emphysema) affects an estimated three million people in the UK, and smoking is a major cause. There is a lot that can be done to relieve the symptoms and improve your quality of life

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    Reduce medical costs for COPD, invest in programs that prevent tobacco use.
    A diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be frightening to you and your family.
    Encourage local media to cover stories on COPD or run our print and radio public service announcements.
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    Reduce medical costs for COPD, invest in programs that prevent tobacco use.
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