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25 Feb

Bill’s Testimonial

Bill Ellis is a patient with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Emphysema. That doesn’t stop him from running around after his dog…

male patient and female doctor 07 Jan

Companion Conditions for COPD Patients [VIDEO]

In this video, part of a continuing series produced by Medscape, Dr. Laura Feemster of the University of Washington discusses…

30 Nov

Preventing and Treating Exacerbations [VIDEO]

A COPD exacerbation can be defined as an increase in symptoms above the day-to-day variability that a patient normally experiences,…

15 Nov

Tailoring Treatment of COPD [VIDEO]

In this video about tailoring therapies to improve the lives of COPD patients, David Au, M.D. talks about improvements in…

smoking cigarette video 06 Oct

The New Anti-Smoking Plan: Sounds Good. But Is It? [VIDEO]

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is busy executing an ambitious anti-smoking campaign to try to give smokers a…

26 Sep

How to Dodge the Flu While You’re Flying [VIDEO]

How to Dodge the Flu While You’re Flying [VIDEO] We’re about to enter that perfect confluence of seasons that put…

17 May

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Video Series [VIDEO]

Many years ago, it was found that pulmonary rehabilitation is the most effective form of treatment for COPD and many…

19 Apr

Early Warning Signs of COPD [VIDEO]

It’s very common for a person to experience symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), yet not realize that they…

12 Apr

The Prevention and Treatment of COPD [VIDEO]

The symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) such as dyspnea (shortness of breath), chronic productive cough, and wheezing can…