chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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a nonreversible lung disease that is a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis

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In 2010, the top five causes of death in the United States were 1) diseases of the heart, 2) cancer, 3) chronic lower respiratory diseases, 4) cerebrovascular diseases (stroke), and 5) unintentional injuries (1).
The 10 leading causes of death in the country were the same in 2015 as in 2014: heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, unintentional injuries, stroke, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, influenza and pneumonia, kidney disease, and suicide.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), says that chronic lower respiratory diseases, which includes COPD, are America s third-leading cause of death in.
According to research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chronic lower respiratory diseases, including COPD, are the third-leading cause of death in the United States.
Stroke had held the number four spot for a long time behind heart disease, cancer and chronic lower respiratory diseases, which are still the top three causes of death.
Rates of death from lung cancer, colorectal cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, and suicide continue to be almost the worst in the nation; however, the state has one of the best records in its relatively low death rates for diabetes.
Stroke fell from the third leading cause of death to the fourth, while chronic lower respiratory diseases took its place as No.
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