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Doctors and researchers are testing a new procedure that doesn’t involve surgery to help patients with a devastating lung disease called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD, which encompasses a group of conditions, is permanent lung damage that gets worse over time. The two most prevalent forms of COPD are chronic bronchitis and emphysema. People with … Read More
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is a respiratory illness that progressively damages the lungs. Approximately 23 million men and women in the United States have COPD. COPD takes two forms: chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Both cause airway blockage, resulting in shortness of breath, chest tightness, a chronic productive cough and/or wheezing. Laboring to breathe … Read More