Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems. Even though COPD can be caused by smoking, 15 million U.S. adults with COPD continue to smoke.
Each October, we commemorate National Breast Cancer Awareness Month to increase awareness of those who will develop invasive breast cancer. The best way to catch breast cancer early is with breast self-exams, annual clinical exams and mammograms. Here are a few ways you can perform a self-exam.