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Do any of the currently available treatments for COPD improve survival from COPD? Discuss.

Do any of the currently available treatments for COPD improve survival? That was the question MedPage Today asked four experts:
MedPage Today
added Dec 18, 2014 04:19
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What proportion of patients with COPD also have asthma and discuss the role of asthma?

MedPage Today
added Dec 2, 2014 20:10
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[Indonesia, Spain] Experts Urge Jokowi to Ratify Tobacco Control Convention

Ehsan Latif, tobacco control director at the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (Union), told the Jakarta Globe that signing the World Health Organization’s Framework Conventional of Tobacco Control (FCTC) should be a top priority
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Nov 10, 2014 21:56
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Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study

While picking up a prescription for cholesterol-lowering medication, about one in 20 people with conditions such as asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or high blood pressure will also purchase cigarettes, a new study finds. Six percent
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2014 10:14
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[Florida] Breathing easier

Five years later, with 28-percent lung capacity, Blackford entered the Pulmonary Therapy program at Bayfront Health Brooksville to learn new breathing techniques. This was her second time in the program and she admitted that she needed the guidance, disc
Hernando (FL) Today
added Oct 11, 2014 20:52
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[Vermont] KNEIPP: Smoke-free zones are safety zones for some

When someone with asthma or COPD coughs or shows signs of difficulty breathing after being around smoke, it isn’t to be passive aggressive or rude. It is because the smoke causes a physical reaction which makes it difficult to breathe. If you smoke and ar
Brattleboro (VT) Reformer
added Sep 8, 2014 11:52
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[Ireland] VIDEO: Vine shows the vast difference between a healthy lung and that of a heavy smoker

The vine, which was posted by user Devon Arbelo, demonstrates the damage long-term and persistent smoking can have on your lungs.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 3, 2014 12:14
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Vapshot - Is it safe?

Using OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), one of the most respected and stringent standards as a guide, the following are test results from a licensed and accredited independent testing laboratory.
Vapshot
added Aug 29, 2014 13:04
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[UK-Scotland] E-cigarette ad banned by ASA after implying user health benefits

A LeoLite e-cigarette poster ad claiming the product can “Love your Lungs” has been banned by the ASA after it implied the devices had health benefits for users. The watchdog flagged up the slogan, ‘Love Your Lungs’, after it was found to be in breach of
The Drum (uk)
added Aug 19, 2014 22:15
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Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC

Medical costs for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the United States are more than $32 billion each year, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The yearly financial toll of COPD (which includes
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 30, 2014 16:39
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