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Nimoy Documentary ON COPD In Progress

From trektoday.com

Earlier this year, Julie Nimoy, Leonard Nimoy's daughter, announced that she would be producing a new documentary with her husband David Knight on COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Fundraising for the movie is currently in progress and is already almost halfway to its goal of $500,000.

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Living an Active Life With COPD

From everydayhealth.com

For many people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), exercise is something they dread or even fear. A progressive lung disease that causes difficulty breathing, COPD can make simple physical activities like a short walk or climbing the stairs exhausting. But exercise can improve COPD patients' physical and emotional well-being…

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Lung Function Declines in COPD After Steroid Withdrawal

From medpagetoday.com

Patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experienced significant decreases in lung function for up to 5 years after discontinuing long-term inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) treatment, a Dutch study found. These patients also experienced steady worsening in airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) and quality of life, according to investigators led…

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Lung-Function Decline Leading to COPD May Begin in Early Adulthood

From lungdiseasenews.com

It has been generally assumed that all people suffering COPD experience a faster decline of lung function, which is why so many large studies have focused on reducing this decline. Yet it is possible that a regular decline in FEV1 could also lead to COPD in individuals whose maximally achieved…

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The Beginners Guide to Emphysema

From copdstore.com

There are very few things in this world that change a person's lifestyle as drastically as a diagnosis of a chronic lung disease, everything from what you eat to how you live needs to be adjusted in order to live the highest quality of life with such a tasking disease.

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Share Your Story: April Norman

From copdstore.com

April Norman, a loving single mother and grandmother of 3 children and 2 grandsons, whose also the author of HOPE For COPD shares her personal story with COPD.

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New National Study Finds COPD Knowledge Severely Lacking, Impacts Quality of Life and Care

From lungdiseasenews.com

In a new national survey of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients, researchers at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based Health Union discovered a surprising lack of awareness of risk factors and knowledge of diagnosis stage - results that demonstrate a severe impact on quality of life, employment, and ability to afford treatment.

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