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Exhibit hall silliness

You know the COPD epidemic has gotten out of control when even teddy bears need mechanical help with airway clearance.
August 2020

Genes have influence over whether you smoke, quit or die

year-old smoker with oxygen and steroid-dependent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). ... COPD. Though genomic discoveries will never provide a complete solution to the monumental and complex problem smoking presents to society, small victories
October 2008

Overcoming shame

Just today, a woman with COPD bowed her head in shame when she confessed she was still smoking. ... How stupid is that?” she said, “I have COPD and recently had pneumonia, yet I still can't stop using these things!
August 2020

Year of the Lung

Unfortunately, they significantly outnumbered the reporters in attendance. Perhaps that proves the presenters' point that lung diseases (particularly COPD) get less attention and funding than other major killers.
August 2020

Major Tylenol recall; FDA concerned about BPA and children

Data from a recent review of the Spiriva HandiHaler, a long-acting respiratory treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), do not show an increased risk of stroke, heart attack, or
March 2010

Target preop visits for efficiency, best outcomes

Are they short of breath or wheezing? Do they have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD] or another pulmonary condition?”. ... They need the attention because they often have coexisting conditions, such as patients with lung cancer who have COPD.
September 2014

Recalls for arrhythmia drug, infusion pumps, defibrillators

Symbicort (budesonide/formoterol fumarate dihydrate), 160/4.5 mcg twice daily, to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
May 2009

For effective smoking cessation, turn ambivalence into action

He continued, “I think of this as the cardinal sign of the illness, the same way I think of wheezing as the cardinal sign as asthma or COPD.
June 2014

A death well spent

Shortly before my medical education began, someone decided that "COPD" was a better all-encompassing term.
August 2020

Palliative care's place outside cancer

Hutchinson said, while, for example, in advanced heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), diuretics and bronchodilators are consistent with comfort. ... In heart failure and COPD, it is rare that stopping disease-modifying
June 2019

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