COPD in the News

Calcium Scan Can Predict Premature Death Risk, Study Says

07/06/2015 - Noninvasive look at arteries may benefit people without obvious heart symptoms

Attraction Can Grow With Time Spent Together

07/06/2015 - Couples who were friends first often find beauty's in the eye of the beholder, study says

Some People Do Age Faster Than Others

07/06/2015 - At 38, the biology of some adults was 20 years older, study finds

Epilepsy Linked to Risks During Childbirth, Study Finds

07/06/2015 - But complications or maternal death during delivery are still rare, experts say

When New Doctors 'Train' During Surgery, Risks Don't Rise: Study

07/06/2015 - Findings might help reassure concerned patients

Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Spreading to New Regions

07/06/2015 - Scientists track carriers of dengue and chikungunya infection

Keeping Fit May Halve Seniors' Heart Failure Risk

07/06/2015 - Study suggests health choices still make a difference in old age

Less Chemo for Obese Ovarian Cancer Patients Linked to Worse Survival Rates

07/06/2015 - Study found getting what amounted to lower doses per pound of body weight meant poorer outcomes

Many Doctors Work While Sick, Survey Shows

07/06/2015 - But practice puts patients at risk, researchers note

Hormones May Spur Rash Choices on Stock Exchange

07/06/2015 - Study found high levels of testosterone, cortisol linked to traders making riskier financial decisions

Best Friends May Help Poor Kids Succeed

07/06/2015 - Study found having just one confidant helped teens find ways to cope with problems

Regular Mammograms Might Lead to 'Overdiagnosis' of Breast Cancer

07/06/2015 - Study found counties with higher screening, detection rates had no significant difference in deaths

Anti-Vaccine Trend Has Parents Shunning Newborns' Vitamin Shot

07/06/2015 - Doing so can lead to dangerous internal bleeding, experts say

Health Highlights: July 6, 2015

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Health Tip: Coping With Disaster

07/06/2015 - Here's how you might show it

Health Tip: Risk Factors for Back Pain

07/06/2015 - The older you are, the more likely you'll have a sore back

Watch Out for Disease-Carrying Insects This Summer

07/05/2015 - Expert recommends being aware of surroundings, checking for ticks after being outdoors

Plane Passengers' Near-Death Experience Gives Clues to Trauma's Effect on Brain

07/03/2015 - Interviews, brain scans of people who thought they might die in crash show impact lasts for years

Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as Adult

07/03/2015 - Study found witnessing parental domestic violence produced most powerful association

Many New Teen Drivers 'Crash' in Simulated Driving Task

07/03/2015 - Study suggests despite getting licenses, adolescents lacked key skills to stay safe

Reference: Lungs, Breathing and Respiration section on Better Medicine

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive disease that makes it difficult to breathe.