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chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Patient Story

‘A miracle in the making’

A clinical trial helped quickly match a Michigan man to a lung transplant—and surgeons are hoping he'll be one of many.

Statins may help people with COPD live longer

Deaths from lung-related causes were reduced by as much as 45 percent.

Patient Story

‘Smoking isn’t worth it’

Tobacco cessation class helps a hospice nurse kick cigarettes for good after 35 years.

Severe childhood asthma linked to COPD

Treatments for kids didn't seem to offset risk in adulthood.