Skip to Content

Tag: NHLBI


Also Noted

Report: 15 million diagnosed with COPD in US

November 27, 2012HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Fifteen million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and many more may have the debilitating condition but don't know it, according to a government study. The highest prevalence for the disease is clustered around the Ohio and lower Mississippi rivers, according to data compiled by researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), who studied the prevalence of COPD...

CDC, COPD, NHLBI, NIH


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon