https://www.healthcentral.com/article/copd-the-nonsmoker
COPD

COPD & the Non-Smoker

Doctor talking to man in hospital bed.
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    Kathi  MacNaughton

    Kathi MacNaughton

    @kathihealth

    Kathi is an experienced consumer health education writer, with a prior career in nursing that spanned more than 30 years — much of it in the field of home health care. Over the past 15 years, she's been an avid contributor for a number of consumer health websites, specializing in asthma, allergy, and COPD. She writes not only as a healthcare professional, but also as a lifelong sufferer of severe allergies and mild asthma, and as a caregiver for her mother with COPD.