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Finding the right diet can be tricky for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but critical. They need to eat a healthy diet and maintain their optimal weight to keep COPD symptoms in check.
If you've recently been diagnosed with COPD, chances are you've been told that you need to improve your eating habits. Your doctor may even have referred you to a registered dietician to create a personal diet plan. A healthy diet won't cure COPD, it will help your body fight off…
— Findings underscore value of preventive vaccines.
— Costly not only to the patient but society as a whole, experts say.
Actor Leonard Nimoy - Mr. Spock to his legions of Star Trek fans - has died at age 83 from a destructive lung disease called COPD, telling his fans in a poignant tweet last month: "Don't smoke. I did. Wish I never had."
The key to managing COPD is to continually work with your doctor and discuss any changes in your health so that you can keep symptoms to a minimum . Your doctor can help you find the most effective COPD treatment, including the right exercise and diet program, pulmonary rehabilitation, and…
— The naturally occurring gas is tied to 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, agency says.
— New research finds lifestyle changes are more successful when couples do it together.
— It was more than 80 percent correct in spotting cancerous nodules, but accuracy still needs improving.