COPD Foundation Takes Over DRIVE4COPD Leadership

Led since its inception by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc, the DRIVE4COPD campaign will now be led by the COPD Foundation in an effort to expand the campaign’s reach to raise awareness about COPD.

Early Secondhand Smoke Exposure Affects Girls More Than Boys

Researchers found that children exposed to high levels of secondhand smoke who also had allergic sensitizations during early childhood are at greater risk for decreased lung function at age 7 compared to children who had not developed allergic sensitizations by this age.