Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

This morning, Alva Campbell Jr. was prepared to die. He had received his daily breathing treatments for asthma and emphysema
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Little research has been done on this pollution's specific effects.
It is a known fact that oxygen is a basic human need for physical survival and while suffocation is the result when an individual
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This means people could be taking unnecessary medications.
Early detection and treatment can reduce suffering and save lives. Thus, a user-friendly, mobile device that could diagnose individuals in the absence of a physician would be a great benefit for people with COPD.
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COPD accounts for more than 134,000 deaths each year in the U.S. -- the third leading cause of death. Tragically, the number of people dying from COPD is growing.
Researchers from the Hospital Galdakao-Usansolo in Spain found that people with COPD -- which includes chronic bronchitis
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