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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...

2011-03-15 09:01:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health initiative DRIVE4COPD today announced that two of the most powerful COPD organizations in America - the U.S. COPD Coalition and the COPD Alliance - have joined the mission to raise awareness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). With these additions, the country's leading COPD groups are part of DRIVE4COPD and are working together to amplify the campaign's effort to draw attention to this common and debilitating disease....


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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