Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
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Preventing COPD

There is no cure, but measures can be taken to prevent COPD, slow the progression of the disease, and prevent COPD exacerbation, such as:

To improve COPD at a societal level, the National Institutes of Health released the COPD National Action Plan. This patient-centered plan provides a comprehensive framework for action by those affected by the disease and those who care about reducing its burden.

For more information on how to prevent COPD: