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8 Things to Know About Managing COPD

Content provided by: Better Medicine from Healthgrades

COPD: Who Knew?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may not garner as much attention as heart disease and cancer, but it's the third most common cause of death in the U.S. Although there's no cure, there are many things you can do to slow the progression—including learning more about it. Here are eight things you should know about COPD that can help you breathe a little easier.

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Medically Reviewed By: Williams, Robert, MD

Last Annual Review Date: Dec. 12, 2012


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COPD is a disease that gets worse with time.