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Could You Have COPD?

Could You Have COPD?

Have you been a long-time smoker? Have you been exposed to environmental dusts or vapors while at work for years or decades? Did you live for long periods near sources of harmful air pollution? Do you have a family history of emphysema, bronchitis or COPD? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, … Read more >

COVID-19: How to Prepare for Medical Emergencies with COPD

COVID-19: How to Prepare for Medical Emergencies with COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the world’s leading diseases. Worldwide, an estimated 250 million people suffer from it, 65 million of which have moderate to severe symptoms. In the US, while 15 million people have been diagnosed, it is estimated that another 15 million or so suffer from the disease but don’t … Read more >

California Research Forum on Lung Health

California Research Forum on Lung Health

Research into chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema can increase understanding of the causes and lead to improved treatments for these diseases. Through research, we can provide ways to extend the life and improve the quality of life for those suffering with COPD and emphysema. Over the past 40 years, Emphysema Foundation of America has … Read more >

Annual California Conference on Lung Health and COPD

Annual California Conference on Lung Health and COPD

Jointly provided by Cedars-Sinai and held at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the Annual California COPD & Lung Health Conference brings together physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and allied health care providers from health systems, hospitals, and community health clinics to educate and inform them about the research on diagnostic and treatment options for COPD patients. The … Read more >