7 Myths About COPD

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Myth #1: COPD is a man's disease.

More than 12 million Americans have been diagnosed with COPD. Another 12 million have it but don't even know it. Among them? Both men and women. In fact, COPD is more prevalent in women than in men.


Medically Reviewed By: Williams, Robert, MD;

Last Annual Review Date: 6/27/2012 12:00:00 AM

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