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WHO updates fact sheet on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (17 November 2017)

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently updated its fact sheet on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Background Information:

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lung disease that is characterized by a persistent reduction of airflow… 603 woorden meer


Straight, No Chaser: COPD

November is COPD Awareness Month. You already know a lot about COPD without realizing it or even having to think about it. You’ve seen patients walking around with the oxygen tanks or tubes in their noses. 1.173 woorden meer

Sterling Medical Advice


I haven’t posted for quite a long time. I believe that I may be changing directions. I did finish the 366 days of Thanksgiving and I am still trying to edit and find a publisher. 1.102 woorden meer


A plumber died of lung cancer, COPD causes

Also known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; chronic bronchitis; or emphysema. … Long-term exposure to other lungirritants—such as air pollution, chemical fumes, or dusts—also may contribute to COPD. 540 woorden meer


Travels with my Mother

My mother had always wanted to travel but raising two (very problematic) children and coping with her many phobias prevented the fulfilment of this dream until her late forties. 699 woorden meer

The Trouble with E-Cigs: Why They May Pose More Harm than Good

The market for electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) and vaping has surged in popularity within the past five years, while traditional cigarette sales have declined. From 2012 to 2013, e-cig sales more than doubled to $1.7 billion. 418 woorden meer

Scientific Research

World COPD Day

It’s World COPD Day today, in recognition of people who, like me, suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

I was going to go to the gym, in my own personal celebration of continuing to survive this damn thing. 110 woorden meer

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