COPD in the News

Colon Cancer Rates Rising Among Americans Under 50

01/30/2015 - Still, only 10 percent of cases occur in younger group, study finds

Health Highlights: Jan. 29, 2015

01/30/2015 -

Teens, Young Adults Most Likely to Go to ER After Car Accidents: Report

01/30/2015 - Race also played a role, with blacks more likely to visit ER after crashes than whites, Hispanics

More Measles Cases Seen in January Than in Typical Year: CDC

01/30/2015 - Spread driven largely by outbreak that started at Disney theme parks in California in December

Tamiflu Cuts 1 Day Off Average Flu Bout, Study Finds

01/30/2015 - Researchers reviewed collected data on the influenza medication

More Evidence That Boxing Can Lead to Brain Damage

01/30/2015 - Repeated blows to head tied to changes seen on MRIs, lower test scores, study finds

Health Tip: Drink Responsibly

01/30/2015 - Suggestions to prevent alcohol abuse

Health Tip: Prepare Your Child for College

01/30/2015 - Address any health issues

Early Birds May Catch the Worm, but Night Owls May Snatch the Win

01/29/2015 - Athletes who are late risers perform better in the evening, study suggests

Too Much Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds

01/29/2015 - The danger zone: more than 2 drinks daily

Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC

01/29/2015 - Some areas are starting to see a decline in infections, official says

Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn

01/29/2015 - Teen developed blood disorder after using Aczone for a week

Good Sleep Habits, Enforced Rules Help Kids Sleep: Study

01/29/2015 - Regular bedtime, plus limits on caffeine and electronics in the bedroom, all key

Following Blood Pressure Guidelines Saves Lives, Dollars: Study

01/29/2015 - Investing in treatment strategies would yield both health and economic benefits, researcher says

Arizona Officials Say Nearly 1,000 People May Have Been Exposed to Measles

01/29/2015 - Latest infection tally on outbreak that originated in California now stands at 95

Little Improvement in Children Paralyzed After Viral Infection, Study Finds

01/29/2015 - Cluster of Colorado cases may be tied to 2014 outbreak of enterovirus D68, experts say

Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds

01/29/2015 - Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis

Nearly 1 in 10 Adults Skips Meds Due to Cost, CDC Says

01/29/2015 - Not taking medications as prescribed can have serious health consequences, experts note

Binge-Watching TV May Be Sign of Depression, Loneliness

01/29/2015 - Researchers say hours and hours of viewing often isn't just harmless fun

Eye Tracking May Help to Spot Concussions Quickly

01/29/2015 - Simple technique offers possible way to assess brain injury severity, study says

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.