COPD

A woman sick in bed.
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Lynne Adkins
February 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
For millions of Americans, breathing on any day can be a chore, but cold and flu season can make the process much more difficult. Read more here.
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International COPD Conference
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Paul Kurtz
November 05, 2019 - 5:24 pm
Temple Lung Center hosted the fourth annual International COPD Conference in Philadelphia Tuesday. For the first time, the conference included a session on the dangers of vaping. Read more here.
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COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
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Lynne Adkins
February 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Temple University Hospital is taking part in a clinical trial that's designed to help fragile lung patients. More than 11 million Americans suffer from COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Dr. Gerard Criner, director of the Temple Lung Center, says a common...
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Shara Dae Howard
August 27, 2018 - 4:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's National Immunization Week, and with flu season quickly approaching, it's not too early to consider getting your flu shot now. Albert Rizzo, senior medical adviser for the American Lung Association, said though viruses can be detected year-round, they are the...
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