COPD can take your breath away

Simple test can examine lungs


Orange is the color of season and for COPD awareness.

While October had us thinking pink, November is all about the orange—pumpkins, basketball, and most importantly the orange ribbon for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month.

COPD often goes undiagnosed. While 15.7-million Americans have been diagnosed with the disease, it is estimated that another 15-million persons are suffering without any idea they have the disease.

The term COPD is used to describe a gro...

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