US COPD Coalition

Month: January 2020

Jan
30

Managing Malnutrition in COPD Guide Available

Malnutrition is a very common finding in patients suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). In response to this challenge, Managing Malnutrition in COPD has recently been published in the United Kingdom. The manual is intended to serve as “a practical guide to support healthcare professionals in the nutritional management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease including the … Read more

Jan
30

American Lung Association’s State of Tobacco Control 2020 Report: “Federal Government Falls Far Short”

The following is a press release from the American Lung Association. The American Lung Association’s 2020 “State of Tobacco Control” report finds that the federal government can do more to address the youth vaping epidemic and prevent tobacco use. The report grades state and federal governments’ efforts in 2019 to implement proven tobacco control policies and identifies … Read more

Jan
23

CDC Update on Novel 2019 Coronavirus

The following is excerpted from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Wuhan, China web page: CDC is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (termed “2019-nCoV”) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and which continues to expand. Chinese health officials have … Read more