Why women should watch out for COPD

Why women should watch out for COPD

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NEW YORK, Nov 12 — Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a potentially serious and often under-diagnosed respiratory disease caused by smoking and air pollution. It affects women more quickly and more severely than men, warn lung
13 Nov 2017 - General
Norrashida Abdul Aziz Thank you for sharing this important medical update about COPD. We have been focusing more on the effects of COPD on men but it is pertinent to know that women are affected more quickly and severely according to the study. Moreover, smoking is not the only risk factor for women. Chronic exposure to smoke from grilling and other cooking methods that emit smoke is another overlooked risk facto...
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