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Smoking increases risk of death from COPD

14 of the estimated 30 million people with COPD are undiagnosed. Current studies have found that current and prior smoking history increases the risk of death from severe early-onset COPD. The risk of death decreases if smoking ceases.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Forbes

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About: Smoking increases risk of death from COPD

Date: 9 November 2004

Source: Forbes

Author: Robert Preidt

URL: http://www.forbes.com/lifestyle/health/feeds/hscout/2004/11/09/hscout522193.html

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