Some other conditions have similar symptoms to COPD, or can accompany it. These include, acute bronchitis, asthma, lung cancer, and bronchiectasis, among others. Symptoms of wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing with phlegm, respiratory infections can be common signs.
Paul Newman died of lung cancer on Friday, September 26th, at age 83. His career as a movie star, producer, and director was legendary. He was a chain-smoker for many years but quit smoking in 1986.Newman’s illness was not publicly acknowledged until recently, but he had apparently been battling lung cancer for the last 18 months. After…