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Although chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the fourth leading cause of death in America, it's st... Show
Although chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the fourth leading cause of death in America, it's still unknown to many people, including the active smokers who are most at risk! Get the facts on treatment and prevention. And yes, we're going to tell you to quit smoking. Hide
Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchial tubes in the lungs. Read more about bronchitis symptoms and the types of bronchitis here.
There are several causes of COPD exacerbation, and knowing about these can help you mitigate and even manage your episodes. Read on to learn more about these here.
Cigarette smoking is one of the leading causes of emphysema. Read on to learn about how cigarette smoke may cause this disease and what other causes there may be.
Chronic bronchitis is a long term condition that needs continuous medical attention. Find out more about chronic bronchitis and its symptoms here.
There are many COPD causes, but cigarette smoking is the primary cause. Because there is no cure, the smartest move is to prevent COPD from ever developing. Read on for more in...
St. Luke's & Roosevelt Hospital Center
Chief, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine