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Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD - Exercises, Benefits, & Guidelines

From webmd.com

Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD Shortness of breath often limits what people with COPD — or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) — can do. When ordinary activities like walking or climbing stairs become difficult, everyday life with COPD gets harder. Pulmonary rehabilitation for COPD includes a program of exercises that helps people…

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The man awarded $7 million for eating too much popcorn

From theweek.com

Factory workers have come down with "popcorn lung" before. Now, a jury has sided with a Colorado snackaholic who says he was stricken with the affliction, too posted on September 21, 2012, at 5:55 PM A Denver man has just won $7.2 million in damages from the makers and sellers…

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Medical News: Fatigue Tied to Landing in Hospital for COPD - in Pulmonology, COPD from MedPage Today

From medpagetoday.com

Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who report high levels of fatigue appear to be at increased risk for being hospitalized, a small Australian study showed.

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COPD Can Put a Damper on Sex Life

From healthday.com

Shortness of breath during sexual activity is common for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new, small study finds.

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COPD Foundation Study Suggests Alternative Approach for COPD Screening Method | Business Wire

From businesswire.com

WASHINGTON—()—In response to a December 2011 study published in CHEST, the official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians, showing that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) remains underdiagnosed and less than optimally managed by many primary care physicians, TheCOPD Foundation (COPDF) today announced the results of its study examining…

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LA JOLLA, Calif., Sept. 20, 2012: StemGenex to Launch Adult Stem Cell-Based Therapy to Relieve COPD Symptoms | PRNewswire | Rock Hill Herald Online

From heraldonline.com

PRNewswire/ — New developments in regenerative medicine are bringing about exciting, novel approaches to create therapies for hard to treat diseases. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a hard to treat disorder that progressively blocks airflow in the lungs making it increasingly difficult for an individual to breathe, and is…

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Should You Raise a Glass to Better Lungs? - COPD - Everyday Health

From everydayhealth.com

Studies suggest wine might help improve lung function in COPD patients. Find out what doctors have to say about alcohol for COPD. If you're challenged by the breathing difficulties associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), there are a number of things you might do to improve lung function, find…

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How Does COPD Progress? - COPD - Everyday Health

From everydayhealth.com

There's no cure for COPD, but you can work with your doctor to slow its progression. First, learn about how the chronic lung condition develops. Few things are as scary as the inability to breathe, one of the most serious symptoms of COPD progression.

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Study: Acupuncture may help some people with COPD

From foxnews.com

Three months of acupuncture improved breathing problems in people with chronic lung disease, in a new study from Japan. According to one researcher, the benefits seen with the alternative treatment were on par with, or better than, what's been shown for conventional drugs and exercises used to treat the disease.

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