Live Long And Prosper

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a type of obstructive lung disease characterized by long term poor airflow. The main symptoms include shortness of breath and cough with sputum production. …

Tobacco smoking is the most common cause of COPD, with a number of other factors such as air pollution and genetics playing a smaller role. …

Leonard Nimoy died of complications from COPD on February 27, 2015, at the age of 83. He’d quit smoking 30 years earlier, but still suffered from the self-inflicted wound of cigarette addiction.

Near the end he wished his story might help reduce the number of COPD cases each year. It’s the third leading cause of death in the United States.

More than 3 million people died of COPD in 2012, which is equal to 6% of all deaths globally that year.

Nimoy

NIMOY’S COPD DOCTOR DISCUSSES STAR’S FINAL WISH

indiegogo – COPD: Highly Illogical-A Tribute to Leonard Nimoy

via Rob Sawyer

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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