A collaborative effort to raise the awareness, diagnosis and treatment standards of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
---COPD is the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States---
---COPD is responsible for 1.5 million ED visits and 726,000 hospitalizations per year---
---The directand indirect cost of COPD in the U.S. is an estimated $49.9 billion---
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Smoking May Hasten Mental Decline in Men
New - Navigating the Health Care System: Make Good on Your Resolution To Quit Smoking - Carolyn Clancy on the AHRQ website.
Center for Tobacco Independence - Maine Tobacco HelpLine number 1-800-207-1230