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COPD deaths are down: CDC

By: Emily Lunardo | Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 10:00 AM
COPD deaths are down: CDC

Fewer Americans are dying from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) overall, but this trend has not been seen among black women and middle-aged patients, a new report states. Between 2000 and 2014, there was a 12 percent drop in progressive Read More

COPD patients may be plagued by depression

By: Emily Lunardo | Monday, June 20, 2016 - 11:30 AM
COPD patients may be plagued by depression

Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) may also be plagued by depression, compared to individuals without COPD. Researchers found that one in four COPD patients suffer from depressive symptoms. If left untreated, depression can lead to worsened health outcomes… Read More

Discovery in COPD could help with treatment

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Monday, May 16, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Discovery in COPD could help with treatment

A new discovery in COPD could help improve treatment outcomes, according to the research. In a recent study, the researchers uncovered a new way to predict the progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The findings could help doctors detect… Read More

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