Four Letters That Spell Death

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Four Letters That Spell Death

COPD is the killer disease that no one has heard of

By Lindsay Clydesdale, Daily Record

20 July 2006

ONE person in Scotland dies every two hours of COPD and it's one of the biggest killers in the country . . . yet most people have never heard of the disease.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease kills 30,000 people every year and the World Health Organisation say it will be the third leading cause of death worldwide by 2020.

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