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4 Surprising Ways to Ease COPD

From everydayhealth.com

When Claudia Deyton first started playing the harmonica, she couldn't manage three notes because of the breathing difficulties caused by her chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). "I couldn't breathe from one note to the other," says the 72-year-old from Austin, Texas. Now she can play any of her favorite old…

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COPD Unaware: The Shocking Truth About COPD in the United States

From 1stclassmed.com

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) affects an estimated 25 million people in the United States alone. By 2020, the Centers for Disease Control predicted COPD will be the 3 rd leading cause of death behind cancer and heart disease. Despite the valiant efforts of various COPD foundations and organizations to…

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Harsh Lesson On COPD From Leonard Nimoy

From aarp.org

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."

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3 months
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10 Tips for Healthy Living With COPD - Everyday Health

From everydayhealth.com

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…

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Test Your Home for Radon: EPA

— The naturally occurring gas is tied to 21,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year, agency says.

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The Best COPD Blogs of the Year

From healthline.com

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is a government-funded organization dedicated to research and public information on diseases like COPD. The COPD page from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute covers comprehensive facts about the condition, as well as tips for getting diagnosed.

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COPD Nutrition Guide: 5 Diet Tips for COPD Patients

From healthline.com

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…

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