5 Facts About Country Star Patty Loveless and COPD AwarenessOn World COPD Day, HealthCentral chatted with country star Patty Loveless about COPD awareness. Here are a few things we learned.
Patty lost her sister to emphysema
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Patty's sister, Dottie, was diagnosed with emphysema when she was 47 years old. The disease progressed rapidly, and she died at 48. This inspired Patty to become an advocate for COPD awareness.
"She was the one who inspired me to sing and do what I do," Patty said about her sister.