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COPD Causes, Symptoms, & Tips
The information herein comes from many sources on the Internet and our members and Medical Professionals. We thank the sources we have
used for providing this information to us. EFFORTS presents this information to help educate those with emphysema and lung disease and help
them cope. It is not intended or implied to be a substitute for the professional medical advice of your healthcare providers.