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2011-05-10 07:59:00

Resource Center features information on COPD diagnosis, treatment, tools and more! GLEN ALLEN, Va., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Managed Care Physicians (NAMCP) announced today that it has released the Medical Directors COPD Resource Center.

2011-04-13 21:53:46

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have developed a non-steroid based strategy for improving the lung's innate immune defense and decreasing inflammation that can be a problem for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

2011-03-22 12:59:00

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association in Illinois released a COPD surveillance study today entitled The Scope of COPD in Illinois.

2011-02-02 09:37:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DRIVE4COPD today announced that it achieved its goal of screening 1 million Americans to determine their risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in its first year.

2010-11-17 12:00:00

Strategic Plan to Address Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) outlines key actions needed to address COPD, the nation's fourth leading killer LOS ANGELES, Nov.

2010-10-25 16:11:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Five international health-care societies, representing 200,000 primary care and specialty clinicians, have announced their formal partnership in the fight against chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

2010-06-11 09:00:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- In just four months since its launch, DRIVE4COPD has already encouraged more than 100,000 people to be screened to see if they may be at risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

2010-02-03 07:00:00

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for Stock Car Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) has partnered with DRIVE4COPD, a multi-year public health initiative to alert millions of Americans who may be at risk for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

2010-02-03 06:30:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A powerful group of entertainment, sports and healthcare organizations and celebrities have joined forces to screen millions of people who may be at risk for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), the nation's fourth leading cause of death.

2010-01-20 18:25:17

Sponsored by the NHLBI, study shows that COPD, even when mild, limits heart function.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.