Use our interactive, 3-D tool to see the physical effects of smoking on the human body, including deterioration of the lungs, heart, eyes, blood vessels, and skin.
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Use our interactive, 3-D tool to see how COPD can wreak havoc on your lungs and airways, causing symptoms like coughing and shortness of breath. Try it out.
Is it just "smoker's cough," or could it be COPD? Many people with COPD develop most or all of these six symptoms. Assess your symptoms.
Ninety percent of people with COPD get the disease from smoking, but quitting isn't the only way to keep COPD symptoms at bay. Find relief at home.
With COPD, it can feel like it's you against the world. But it doesn't have to be.
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The essential oil of the eucalyptus is one herbal remedy that can ease the symptoms of COPD.
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Meet Ash Bender, a robot who's finally decided to quit smoking so his gears can run smoothly.
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When your loved one suffers with COPD—and every precious breath they take is labored—it can be painful to watch, and may make you feel helpless.
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The quality of the air in your home can aggravate COPD symptoms
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The single best thing you can do today for your health moving forward is to stop smoking for good.
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