What Is COPD?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease develops slowly. Symptoms include wheezing, a chronic cough with phlegm, and shortness of breath.
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How to Use an Inhaler Correctly

Do you know how to use an inhaler correctly? Ineffective technique is a common problem, even among adults who have long-standing COPD or asthma.
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COPD Treatment: What Might Help

The goal of COPD treatment is not only to prolong life, but also to help maintain independence and alleviate discomfort. Here’s what to expect.
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Immigration and Tuberculosis: America's New Problem?

Credit: Thinkstock Illegal immigration was a huge focus in the 2016 presidential election and remains a flashpoint topic today. In response to the positions on this issue expressed by President-elect Donald Trump, officials in many cities and communi...
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