START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: COPD

16 Ways to Breathe Easier

The colder weather can aggravate asthma and other respiratory conditions.  To make matters worse people spend more time indoors in their homes and office, which tend to have poor air quality.  To help…

153 comments

7 Natural Lung-Healing Remedies

From the bountiful harvests to the changing colors of trees around us, autumn is a beautiful time of year.  For people suffering from fall allergies, asthma, or other breathing concerns, it is often a…

157 comments

Smoking Cuts Life By Over a Decade

Still smoking?  Research conducted by the American Lung Association in its 2011 report “Trends in Tobacco Use” might change that.  According to their findings, cigarette smoking takes 13.2 years off a…

102 comments

What is COPD?

Q: What is COPD and how do you get it? A: COPD is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Most cases of COPD develop after long-term exposure to lung irritants that damage the lungs and the airways.…

43 comments

meet our writers

Joe Baker, Care2

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

people are talking

spam flagged

Thank you AgingCare.

Cats are obligate carnivores, so for their health, they really shouldn't be vegan or vegetarian. Do…

thanks, we sing this to Mocha (beagle mix) all the time!

I find this study too simplistic. They did not do a cross-check against known relevant factors in ob…

site feedback

ONSITE FEEDBACK FORM

Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!