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  1. What Causes COPD?

    Smoking, dirty air in the workplace, and asthma can lead to COPD. Learn what causes this lung problem and how to protect your lungs.

  2. Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis, and Flu

    If you have emphysema or chronic bronchitis -- also referred to as COPD -- here are things you need to know about flu symptoms, prevention, and treatment.

  3. Inhaled Relief: How COPD Devices Work

    Although there is no cure for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, inhaled medications can reduce COPD symptoms. Get the facts about inhalers and nebulizers.

  4. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for COPD

    If you have COPD -- or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- can do for you.

  5. Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis, and Colds

    Catching colds when you have a chronic lung disease like COPD or emphysema can lead to serious respiratory infections. Learn more from WebMD about preventing and treating colds.

  6. Emphysema, Congenital Lobar

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Emphysema, Congenital Lobar is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  7. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Alpha - 1 - Antitrypsin Deficiency is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  8. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency

    WebMD explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, a disease passed down from your parents that can make it hard to breathe.

  9. Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Starts in the Liver

    Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (alpha-1) can hurt the liver, especially in small children. Learn about the symptoms, treatments, who's at risk, and how to prevent it.

  10. Emphysema: Stages and Prognosis

    WebMD explains two staging systems that determine the severity of emphysema in a person, along with prognosis and possible life expectancy.

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