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What does a COPD Screening Entail?

Posted by Lisa Burkhart on Aug 17, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) encompasses a group of diseases that limit airflow in the lungs.  Two of the most prevalent are chronic bronchitis and emphysema.  COPD is a progressive disease and affects millions of people. It is currently the third leading cause of death worldwide. As of today, there is no cure for COPD but, with early detection, a lot can be done to improve quality of life, and slow the progression of the disease.

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