High Rates of COPD Found in Ohio
Ohio is among the 11 states with the highest prevalence
Lung cancer isn't the only health condition caused by tobacco. Nearly 12.5 million American adults suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
According to the American Lung Association, Ohio is among the 11 states with the highest prevalence.
COPD is impacting Ohioans all across the state. Dr. Bobby Mahajan with American Lung Association said most people get it from smoking.
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