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Study examines reason for COPD in women

December 5, 2013HME News Staff

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The growing prevalence of COPD in women is due to changes in smoking trends, work hazards and, possibly, hormones, according to a new study published in Translational Research. “Over my 30 years of treating patients, I've seen the number of women with COPD increase dramatically to where they now outnumber the number of men with COPD in my practice,” said study author Dr. David Mannino of the University of Kentucky. “Women with COPD are particularly at risk for certain...

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