• 27-NOV-2013

  • SOURCE: Ketchum PR

A Talk That Can Help Save a Life

Nationwide, more than 12 million people have been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, and as many as 12 million more may have the disease but don't know it. COPD is the third leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the National Institutes of Health. Dr. James Kiley, of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute or NHLBI, talks about risk factors and the importance of early diagnosis.