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Screening for COPD Is Not Recommended

Posted by Sondra Forsyth

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) does not recommend screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) for people who do not have symptoms suggestive of COPD. The report was … Read More→

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COPD Update

Posted by Sondra Forsyth

Editor’s Note: November is COPD Awareness Month, and this respiratory condition is something everyone should know more about. It is the third leading cause of death in the United States, … Read More→

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Care Guidelines to Prevent Acute COPD

Posted by Jane Farrell

The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and the Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) announced in October 2014 the release of Prevention of Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: American … Read More→

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A "Flute" That Helps COPD Patients

Posted by Sondra Forsyth

A hand-held respiratory device may offer COPD patients improvement in their symptoms, according to a new study from the University of Buffalo. The research analyzed the effect of the device, … Read More→