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COPD (INACTIVE)

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Top COPD (INACTIVE) Articles

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  • Free 5K walk, health fair aim to get Central Florida healthy

     
    Former CBS “Morning Show” weatherman and local news anchor Mark McEwen was at the top of his game and enjoying life.  He was healthy, or so he thought, when he suffered a stroke. Mark is committed to helping others prevent a stroke by...
  • Fight for Air 5K run/walk on April 23 at Lake Eola

     
    The American Lung Association will be hosting the Fight For Air Run/Walk 2011 on Saturday, April 23, at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. The event is a 5K run/walk to help support those who suffer from lung cancer, asthma, emphysema, COPD or second hand...
  • Levon Helm doing better after hospital stay

     
    Levon Helm, the legendary drummer for The Band, is doing well after a recent hospital stay, according to his people. Here's the official update below: “Legendary music icon and three-time Grammy winner, Levon Helm returned home Thursday night...
  • Tony Curtis’ widow says he was always fighting a history of smoking; tributes to ‘Some Like It Hot’ star include TCM marathon

     
    Tony Curtis was nominated for the Oscar just once -- for the 1958 drama "The Defiant Ones." But the twin peaks of his career are "Some Like It Hot" (which everyone has seen) and "Sweet Smell of Success" (which everyone should see). Turner Classic Movies...
  • Asthma and COPD May Require Multiple Treatments

    Asthma and COPD May Require Multiple Treatments
    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm an active 84-year-old man and was diagnosed with asthma and COPD a few years ago. My pulmonologist prescribed two medications - Advair and Spiriva - that seem to do the same thing. Why would I need both medications and are there...
  • Getting older, getting asthma

    Getting older, getting asthma
    Asthma is often overlooked in older patients, but why? We asked two leading experts to weigh in. Dr. Charles E. Reed is a former head of the division of allergic diseases at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Dr. Monroe King is an associate professor of...
  • More illness tied to agent orange

    Patrick Murray, a combat veteran who served in Vietnam in 1969, was diagnosed with diabetes at age 32. No one else in his family has had diabetes. "For me to get diabetes at such a young age, the only way I could figure it was, it was Vietnam," the 60-...
  • Detention ditch causing dissension on city's east side

    Detention ditch causing dissension on city's east side
    An east side sewer separation project has residents saying the whole idea stinks. The project is designed to improve water quality at Pogues Run by reducing the volume and frequency of raw sewage overflows and improve drainage. "The project is...
  • Blondie on Pet Stories

    Blondie on Pet Stories
    Blondie is a yellow Labrador Retriever, approximately 8 years old. She has been at the Roanoke Valley SPCA since August 2010. Blondie has a Lab's passion for food and life, but has a lung condition similar to COPD that makes her exercise intolerant....
  • Elderly woman's disappearance called 'suspicious'

    Elderly woman's disappearance called 'suspicious'
    Goldie Robinson, 78, spent her life working hard, volunteering at church and raising a family. Then, without warning, she vanished. Alarmed that he couldn't reach her, Robinson's son drove to Volusia County from his home in Baltimore and found her...
  • Police: Body found in South Daytona is not missing woman

    Police: Body found in South Daytona is not missing woman
    SOUTH DAYTONA — The body found in a patch of woods at a mobile home park is an unidentified man and not missing park resident Goldie Robinson, police said Thursday. The twist on the disappearance of Robinson, 78, left her son not knowing how to...
  • Cold Weather & Health: Fact, Fiction

    Cold Weather & Health: Fact, Fiction
    Last week's icy blast should a good measuring stick--if cold weather makes people sick then everyone should be hacking and coughing. Zane Wright and his friends aren't exactly bundled up on the eve of the next winter storm. His mom always warns him that...