Once a man reaches the age of 40, lots of things change. You can no longer eat what you want without working out, your kids can probably beat you at basketball and you may start having some trouble urinating.
Over the past century, caregiving duties have moved from the purview of doctors and nurses and increasingly fallen upon those with little or no training. Today, there are over 37 million people attending to the health care needs of a relative, partner, friend or neighbor.
According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States, claiming more than 120,000 lives each year and affecting about 30 million people. Half of whom don’t even know they have it.
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