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By Editorial Team - July 21, 2017
It’s no secret that the weather can affect your COPD, with rain and humidity topping the list of potential exacerbation triggers. Summer is upon us, and rising temperatures can lead to greater... READ MORE

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By Leon Lebowitz, BA, RRT - July 20, 2017
The coughing associated with COPD produces large amounts of a slimy substance called mucus. The increase in the production of mucus and secretions are due to an excessive amount of mucus-producing cells... READ MORE

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By Editorial Team - July 18, 2017
Have a question about COPD and aren’t sure where to turn? The Q&A feature helps you get quick answers and suggestions from other community members. You can search through previously posted questions... READ MORE

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By arnoldbentley - July 21, 2017
First thing you gotta learn and accept when you have COPD is that your married life is over as you used to know it. Not a lot of women can deal with... READ MORE

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By FullyAlive - July 17, 2017
After I’ve struggled to walk into the mall with Woody (portable oxygen) I casually fake a phone call to catch my breath. I like to believe that nobody can hear me gasping,... READ MORE

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By Lazy T - July 7, 2017
Returned from a nice Fourth of July weekend, immediately started with the problems. This morning, though, we are fighting. It is 74 degrees with 78% humidity. Quarter mile walk… somewhat brisk… slight... READ MORE

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