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COPD Tied To Disability and Less Socializing
COPD is a condition that makes breathing more difficult, but it's presence could affect other areas of life, including risk for disability and even social engagement.
COPD Tied to Quality of Life
Though a certain group of lung diseases can often be prevented, the conditions are still common among US adults and may be more so among certain groups, says a new study.
FDA Approves New Inhaler for COPD
The FDA has approved a new inhaler for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Gender Differences in COPD
COPD, a common lung disease, used to be considered a disease that primarily occurs in men. However, in recent years, more women have been diagnosed with COPD.
6 Celebrities Affected by COPD
7 Tips for Treating COPD
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease that makes it extremely hard to breathe, and over time, the disease becomes worse.
8 Exercise Tips for People with COPD
Exercise has many benefits for those with COPD. However, there are some tips you should know if you have COPD and want to start exercising more.
A Breath of Fresh Air for COPD Awareness
Inhale, exhale, inhale, exhale - most people don't even think about this constant action. Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, are usually very aware of the crucial act of breathing, and this month, the general public is being urged to become more aware as well.
Yoga May Help COPD Patients Breathe Easier
Many people use the postures and breathing of yoga to exercise or unwind. The authors behind a new study explored whether yoga also might help those with lung problems breathe easier.
Environmental Concerns Lead to Inhaler Change
When health officials announce the phase out of a treatment option, it is often due to concerns about patients' health and safety. However, in the case of some soon to be phased-out inhalers, the concern is less about the health of patients and more about the health of the environment.