How to Continue Working With COPD
Russell Winwood
Russell Winwood
January 15, 2019
There are many things to consider when deciding whether you will keep working with COPD. If you decide you want to continue, consider making these changes.

Latest Awareness Content

Is COPD Hereditary

Is COPD Hereditary?

"Is COPD hereditary?" – Most of the time COPD is not hereditary. The most common risk factors for COPD are tobacco smoke and chemical fumes.
by Lana Barhum on September 7, 2017
Video Four Pillars Of COPD

The 4 Pillars of COPD: Knowledge, Medication, Nutrition and Exercise

Russell is asked quite often "How do you manage your condition?" He uses the 4 pillars of COPD – knowledge, medication, nutrition and exercise.
by Russell Winwood on September 1, 2017
What Not to Say to Someone With COPD

4 Things Not to Say to Someone Living With COPD

"What people living with COPD don’t want or need are negative and judgmental comments." Russell shares his top 4 things not to say to someone with COPD.
by Russell Winwood on August 10, 2017
COPD Research

The Latest News Surrounding COPD Research

Findings from seven recent COPD research studies have shed new light on genetic factors of COPD and new treatments for the condition.
by Lana Barhum on July 27, 2017
Video Russell's COPD Story

Russell’s COPD Diagnosis Story

Before leading up to his COPD diagnosis, Russell just thought it was his asthma symptoms becoming worse. Listen to Russell's COPD diagnosis story.
by Russell Winwood on July 22, 2017
COPD And Smoking

The Link Between COPD and Smoking

If you're currently a smoker, it's important to learn the link between COPD and smoking, how smoking affects your lungs, and how to quit.
by Lana Barhum on June 29, 2017
COPD in Non-Smokers

Can Non-Smokers Have COPD?

Ten percent of people with COPD are non-smokers. What are the risk factors causing COPD in non-smokers and how can COPD be treated?
by Krystina Ostermeyer on June 12, 2017
What Causes COPD?

What Causes COPD?

What causes COPD? 85 to 90 percent of COPD cases are a direct cause of smoking cigarettes, but there are several other factors, too.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on January 24, 2017
Is COPD Contagious?

Debunking Myths About COPD

There are many myths and mistruths people believe about COPD. In this article we set straight some of the more common misconceptions about this disease.
by Russell Winwood on December 13, 2016
COPD Epidemic

Research Predicts COPD Epidemic

New research is predicting a COPD epidemic with a staggering increase in COPD cases over the next couple of decades, despite falling smoking rates.
by Kate Turner on September 20, 2016