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American Lung Association Launches "Addressing COPD" Campaign

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The American Lung Association is aiming to raise awareness about COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. As part of that effort, the ALA has launched the new “Addressing COPD” campaign. Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos is physician in pulmonary care and critical medicine and a volunteer with the ALA.
He says while there is no cure for COPD, it can be managed.

The ALA says early detection can make a significant difference in treatment of the disease.

Visit www.lung.org to learn more about COPD and its symptoms and treatment.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!