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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Bronchiectasis is a lung disease that usually results from an infection or other condition that injures the walls of the airways in your lungs. This injury is the beginning of a cycle in which your ai... Details >

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

Bronchiectasis Fact Sheet  External Link

Bronchiectasis is an abnormal stretching and enlarging of the respiratory passages caused by mucus blockage. This fact sheet discusses the disease, including symptoms and types of bronchiectasis.... Details >

American Lung Association  External Link

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Fact Sheet  External Link

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a term referring to two lung diseases, chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that are characterized by obstruction to airflow that interferes with normal br... Details >

American Lung Association  External Link

Lessening the Effects of COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)  External Link

You may already know there is no cure for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, it's important that you know there is hope. This fact sheet discusses ways to lessen the side effects a... Details >

American Association for Respiratory Care  External Link

Recognizing Signs and Symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)  External Link

Because early treatment is most effective for COPD, it is important to be able to identify symptoms and changes in symptoms. This online patient education guide is designed to assist you.... Details >

National Jewish Medical and Research Center  External Link