Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disorder that typically occurs in older adults with a history of smoking. READ MORE

Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD

More than 4 in 10 women with asthma developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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Women and Their Health Care Providers Need to Be More Aware of COPD

More women than men are now dying from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which is associated with increased rates of women smoking in the 1960s and 1970s.

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