COPD

Date Posted
Article Title
12/21/2017
12/12/2017
12/7/2017
11/10/2017
10/31/2017
9/29/2017
Respiratory Disease Death Rates Have Soared

More than 3.9 million Americans died from COPD over last 35 years, new data shows

9/6/2017
Long-Acting Inhaler May Help in Early Stage COPD, Too

Doctors may consider starting medications sooner

8/29/2017
Smoking Linked to Frailty in Seniors

But study also found those who had quit didn't suffer same fate

8/17/2017
Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD

In poorer countries these respiratory illnesses too often go undiagnosed and untreated, report finds

8/2/2017
Medical Reality Catches Up to Science Fiction

Scientists unveil their Star Trek-like 'tricorder' to track human health

7/6/2017
Opioids a Threat to Seniors With COPD

Odds of heart-related death increased in these patients after new painkiller use, researchers say

5/24/2017
Death Rate Drops for Americans Hospitalized With COPD

Better technology may help patients survive complications of the respiratory disease, researchers say

3/3/2017
Wood Stoves May Spark Heart Trouble

Older people in cities with lots of wood-burning devices might run heart attack risk, study finds

2/23/2017
Can an Apple a Day Keep COPD Away?

See which fruits, veggies may be linked to lower risk of lung disease in smokers, study suggests

2/17/2017
Heart, Lung Problems May Not Always Need ICU Care

Study finds no difference in death rates, but higher costs for intensive care for some patients

11/10/2016
Fewer in U.S. Smoke, But Smoking's Death Toll Continues

Only 15 percent of Americans engage in the habit, according to latest CDC numbers

10/26/2016
Oxygen Therapy Little Help for Those With Milder COPD

Study could change clinical practice, researchers say

9/30/2016
When Indoor Temps Rise, So Do COPD Symptoms

And inside air pollution makes symptoms even worse, study says

9/8/2016
COPD Deaths Down for Most Americans: CDC

But rates up for black women and middle-aged people