COPD and women [Infographic]
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Results of a recent survey administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that women currently diagnosed with COPD outnumber men by almost two to one. COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), a serious lung disease, is the third leading cause of death in the United States and affects an estimated 24 million Americans – yet only half of them are diagnosed. 

Learn more about who is at risk for COPD and how early diagnosis and treatment can improve quality of life for women nationwide by visiting: COPD.nhlbi.nih.gov.


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