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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Care for COPD: Could more be done?

Fifteen million: That's the number of adults in the United States affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.


Poll: Many parents keep prescription opioids at home

Nearly half of parents whose child had leftover pain medication from a surgery or illness say they kept the prescription opioids at home—representing a potential problem down the line.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COPD symptoms common among smokers, even when undiagnosed

A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that smokers, who wouldn't typically be diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, are still showing symptoms consistent with the diagnosis.

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