Celebrities Affected By Lung Disease

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Amy Winehouse

COPD isn’t an old-age disease. This internationally known singer was just 24 years old when she reportedly developed early stages of emphysema, or COPD. Although COPD most often affects men and women who are middle-aged and older, Winehouse is an example that young people are at risk, too.


Medically Reviewed By: McDonough, Brian MD

Last Annual Review Date: 2010-10-08

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive disease that makes it difficult to breathe.

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