Latest COPD Awareness Month Stories

2014-08-05 08:35:30

New site is filled with information, patient testimonials, easy-to-use tools and real-world tips for people affected by COPD RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) announced the launch of the redesigned COPD.com website, which provides disease education, interactive tools, tips and inspirational testimonials from patients living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), for an up-close and personal look at managing and...

2014-07-17 23:07:49

"Lung Talk," the new patient-centered educational video series, will support the reduction of repeat hospitalizations related to COPD, improve the quality of life for patients with COPD and encourage better disease self-management. Wethersfield, Conn. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Qualidigm, the mission-driven national health care consulting company in Wethersfield, Conn, plans to launch patient and healthcare provider educational materials on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...

2014-02-12 23:26:12

2nd Annual Conference of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD 2014) will be held for the second time this year in Hilton Convention & Exhibition Center, Istanbul between the 7th and 10th March. (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 COPD 2014 will be held for the second time this year in Hilton Convention & Exhibition Center, Istanbul between the 7th and 10th March. As Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is becoming more and more prevalent in our lives, the latest researches and the...

2011-05-18 09:00:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Landmark public health campaign DRIVE4COPD announced today that Tim Wright was chosen from more than 150 entries as the winner of the Tune Up for COPD Songwriting Competition. DRIVE4COPD Celebrity Ambassadors Billy Ray Cyrus and Patty Loveless were among the judges for the competition, launched in partnership with the Country Music Association (CMA), which challenged Americans to create a new DRIVE4COPD song to help raise awareness of chronic...

2011-03-28 14:27:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DRIVE4COPD, the nation's single largest awareness campaign for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), was named PRWeek's Healthcare Campaign of the Year 2011. The PRWeek Awards are described as the most prestigious honors in the public relations industry, given each year to the best corporate, non-profit, agency, and education teams. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is the founding sponsor of DRIVE4COPD, which is also...

2011-03-23 09:43:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The DRIVE4COPD national public health initiative today announced its partnership with renowned American artist and sculptor Michael Kalish. Kalish will create a large-scale monument called 24M: The DRIVE4COPD Monument, inspired by the DRIVE4COPD campaign pinwheel icon. Kalish will use his signature medium, the license plate, to create 24 large-scale pinwheels representing the 24 million Americans who may be living with chronic obstructive...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.