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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

What is COPD? (Video)

COPD is a serious lung disease that over time, makes it hard to breathe. This video answers basic questions about the disease and its risk factors, and demonstrates how real people took steps to manage the disease and breathe easier.

Review Date: November 06, 2012

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI

COPD: Lifestyle Management

A healthy lifestyle is especially important for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Learn what you can do to develop healthy habits and live a more active life with COPD.

Review Date: November 06, 2012

National Jewish Medical and Research Center

Living Well with COPD

If you have COPD, eating right and exercise can help you fight off infections. While your doctor is your best source for information, the American Association for Respiratory Care has a few tips on nutrition and exercise to help you.

Review Date: November 06, 2012

American Association for Respiratory Care

When Should I Go to the Emergency Department?

The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) offers this list of warning signs that indicate a medical emergency.

Review Date: January 28, 2013

American College of Emergency Physicians