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November 19, 2013 12:00 AM

Doc Talk: Preventing COPD can save your life

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is now the third-leading cause of death in the United States. COPD is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. In the United States, more women than men die of COPD, which is more deadly than breast cancer and diabetes combined.

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