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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is the 4th leading cause of death and is an important medical issue being featured on several social media platforms which we collected for You.

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News and Information on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


Websites containing quality and reliable health information can provide patients with valuable support and resources. You can follow the updates and news of these sites easily with RSS as described in this video.

If you don't want to deal with using RSS, PeRSSonalized Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, a free, simple, multi-lingual Webicina service that features the latest news of the most relevant social media resources focusing on medical conditions and specialties, is created for you.



This video shows how it works:



You can insert the term "chronic obstructive pulmonary disease" into the custom Pubmed feed box to receive the latest peer-reviewed publications focusing on COPD automatically.

COPD RSS Feed

We collected the best sites focusing on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease-related support and information below. Please let us know if you have suggestions.


Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease News and Support


The Medical News - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) News and Research



The Medical News Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) News and Research

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Medical News Today - COPD News


  • Description: "The latest COPD News articles published daily. Includes news on chronic bronchitis (inflammation in the larger airways) and emphysema (damage to the lung tissue). COPD is also referred to as chronic airflow limitation (CAL), chronic obstructive airway disease (COAD), chronic obstructive lung disease or chronic obstructive respiratory disease (CORD)."
  • Quality: The most comprehensive medical news site. More than 2 million unique visitors every month.

Medical News Today COPD News

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HealthCentral - COPD


  • Description: "HealthCentral.com is one of the most trusted sources of medical information and up to date news and contains a doctor-approved health encyclopedia of diseases and conditions, the ability to find symptoms and treatments. Also drug information with side effects and interactions."
  • Quality: "Information on COPD Treatment and COPD Management." It is also accredited by HONcode.

HealthCentral COPD

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MedPage Today - COPD


  • Description: "MedPage Today is the only service for physicians that provides a clinical perspective on the breaking medical news that their patients are reading. Co-developed by MedPage Today and The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education, each article alerts clinicians to breaking medical news, with summaries and actionable information enabling them to better understand the implications."
  • Quality: Contact information and details about the editorial staff are provided.

MedPage Today COPD

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eMedicineHealth - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)


  • Description: "eMedicineHealth.com is a consumer health information site that was launched in May 2003. The site contains over 900 health and medical articles written by physicians for patients and consumers."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

eMedicineHealth Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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MedLine Plus - COPD


  • Description: "MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news."
  • Quality: Courtesy of U.S. National Library of Medicine.

MedilinePlus COPD

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COPD International


  • Description: "COPD-International is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to provide information and interactive support for COPD patients, caregivers, families and concerned individuals."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

COPD International

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FamilyDoctor.org - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


  • Description: "Health information for the whole family."
  • Quality: "Familydoctor.org is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical organization representing more than 93,700 family physicians, family practice residents and medical students. All of the information on this site has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP". It is also accredited by HONcode.

FamilyDoctor.org Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Netdoctor - Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and COPD


  • Description: "We want to break down the "medical language barrier" between the doctor and the patient. Critical medical information must be presented in a clear and understandable language so that the patient fully understands his or her choices and decisions. Ultimately, it is the patient who must make the critical health choices."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

Netdoctor COPD

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Canadian Lung Association - COPD


  • Description: "When you can`t breathe, nothing else matters."
  • Quality: "The mission of the Canadian Lung Association is to lead nationwide and international lung health initiatives, prevent lung disease, help people manage lung disease and promote lung health." It is also accredited by the HONcode.

Canadian Lung Association COPD

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WebMD® - COPD Health Center


  • Description: "The WebMD content staff blends award-winning expertise in medicine, journalism, health communication and content creation to bring you the best health information possible. Our esteemed colleagues at MedicineNet.com are frequent contributors to WebMD and comprise our Medical Editorial Board. Our Independent Medical Review Board continuously reviews the site for accuracy and timeliness."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

WebMD COPD

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Health24 - COPD


  • Description: "Health24 content is educational, relevant, and medically reviewed. The aim of the editorial is to enable readers to make informed decisions about their health. The site covers a wide range of topics, such as in-depth information on common medical conditions, diet, fitness, pregnancy, parenting, men's and women's health. It is continually being updated by a team of medical specialists and journalists."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

Health24 COPD

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MedicineNet.com - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


  • Description: "MedicineNet.com is an online, healthcare media publishing company. It provides easy-to-read, in-depth, authoritative medical information for consumers via its robust, user-friendly, interactive web site."
  • Quality: Since 1996, MedicineNet.com has had a highly accomplished, uniquely experienced team of qualified etexecutives in the fields of medicine, healthcare, Internet technology, and business to bring you the most comprehensive, sought after healthcare information anywhere.

MedicineNet.com COPD

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About.com - COPD


  • Description: "Learn more about COPD and emphysema and how quitting smoking can improve your chances of survival. Find out about COPD symptoms and COPD diagnosis. Learn how COPD treatment can improve your survival."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

About.com COPD

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Mayo Clinic - COPD


  • Description: "Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of virtually every type of complex illness."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

Mayo Clinic COPD

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Patient UK - COPD


  • Description: "The aim of this website is to provide non-medical people in the UK with good quality information about health and disease. The authors do this by writing evidence based information leaflets on a wide range of medical and health topics. They also review health and illness related websites and link to many of these from the web directory included on this website. UK sites are the primary links in the web directory as they feel that residents in the UK prefer to obtain health information from UK sources. They also suggest some links to selected overseas sites."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

Patient UK COPD

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CDC - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)


  • Description: "For over 60 years, CDC has been dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability. We are committed to programs that reduce the health and economic consequences of the leading causes of death and disability, thereby ensuring a long, productive, healthy life for all people."
  • Quality: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (or CDC) is an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. It is also accredited by HONcode.

CDC COPD

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BBC Health - COPD


  • Description: "BBC Medical conditions Access information on a wide range of medical conditions and illnesses, plus details of organisations that offer medical and emotional support."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

BBC Health COPD

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ScienceDaily - Lung Disease News


  • Description: "ScienceDaily is one of the Internet’s most popular science news web sites. Since starting in 1995, the award-winning site has earned the loyalty of students, researchers, healthcare professionals, government agencies, educators and the general public around the world. Now with more than 3 million monthly visitors, ScienceDaily generates nearly 15 million page views a month and is steadily growing in its global audience."
  • Quality: Click here to see the editorial board and the awards

ScienceDaily Lung Disease News

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Everyday Health - COPD


  • Description: "Everyday Health is for consumers who need to manage their conditions daily, get answers to their most important health-related questions, or find thorough information about how to get and stay well."
  • Quality: Accredited by HONcode.

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HealthLine - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


  • Description: "As consumers increasingly migrate online to self-manage their health, Healthline Networks has realized the importance of delivering rich, easy-to-understand health information to help people make better decisions about their health."
  • Quality: The articles are written by a medical board.

Healthline Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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The New York Times - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


  • Description: "The New York Times presents a comprehensive library of medical topics, including in-depth articles on diseases, conditions, tests, symptoms, injuries and surgeries. The encyclopedic reference is frequently updated and reviewed by doctors, medical writers and editors."
  • Quality: "The Company’s core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment."

New York Times Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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NHS Choices - COPD


  • Description: "NHS Choices is the online 'front door' to the NHS. It is the country's biggest health website and gives all the information you need to make choices about your health."
  • Quality: NHS Choices is committed to the highest editorial and ethical standards in the provision of all its content and related services. Details here.



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European COPD Coalition


  • Description: "The organs of the Association are the General Meeting, the Committee and the Secretariat."
  • Quality: Finances, descriptions, contact details offline and online are all available.



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Social Bookmarking


Social bookmarking lets you store, organize and manage bookmarks of web pages on the Internet with the help of metadata.

Here are a few social bookmarking sites and the collection of links featuring your field of interest.

Diigo


Diigo: If you browse or read a lot on the web, we believe you will find Diigo indispensable. Diigo is two services in one -- it is a research and collaborative research tool on the one hand, and a knowledge-sharing community and social content site on the other.


diigo COPD

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