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The cough that never seems to go away...

People used to speak about emphysema, or chronic bronchitis, but Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a collective term now used to describe several chronic lung diseases.

Smoking and inactivity a dangerous combination

Brazilian researchers have found that smokers without signs of lung disease may be raising their chances of developing lung problems and other health issues by being couch potatoes.

Inhaler for lung disease safe after all

A study on the safety of a mist inhaler for chronic lung disease has found it does not increase the risk of patients dying early, in contrast to an earlier analysis.

FDA approves new drug for COPD

A new inhaled drug to treat a serious lung condition called chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has been approved by the FDA.

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