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What to know about COPD

Editor’s note: This article was updated at 7:10 pm, Tuesday, April 17. The update includes information on the passing of former first lady Barbara Bush.  Former first lady Barbara Bush reportedly battled chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, and congestive heart failure at the time of her death at 92 years old on Tuesday. Former Tonight…
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Barbara Bush turns to ‘comfort care’. What does it mean?

Editor’s note: This article was updated at 7:10 pm, Tuesday, April 17. The update includes information on the passing of former first lady Barbara Bush.  Former first lady Barbara Bush’s decision to forgo additional medical treatments and seek “comfort care” came in just shy of today’s National Health Care Decision Day. Mrs. Bush passed away…
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What was wrong with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s heart?

By now, you have probably heard the news that actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger underwent heart surgery last week. Per reports, the scheduled surgery was performed at Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai to replace a pulmonary valve, or pulmonic valve, which is positioned between the heart and the lungs, allowing for blood to travel to…
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