November is COPD Awareness Month.

Now is the perfect time to share the facts about this disease, which is the fourth-leading cause of death in the US. What is COPD? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a progressive lung disease that includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Emphysema and bronchitis work differently: emphysema destroys the lungs’ air sacs, while bronchitis causes…

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Top 5 Inhaler Mistakes for COPD

Top 5 Inhaler Mistakes for COPD

Inhalers are a fact of life for tens of millions of Americans, including 11 million people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Despite their importance, studies repeatedly show that as many as two-thirds of people who rely on an inhaler, do not use it correctly. COPD is a life-threatening lung condition in which airflow to…

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