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COPD

COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a term for lung conditions such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis and chronic asthma. Find out more on our partner pages.

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Chest infection

Chest infections are common in people of all ages and may occur with a cold or the flu. Learn more about chest infection causes, symptoms and treatments.

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Colds and flu (influenza)

Trusted information on the common cold and flu (influenza) including their differences, causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments, plus current flu activity levels in Australia.

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Emphysema and COPD statistics

Emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have a significant impact on Australians. See some trusted statistics and learn more here.

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Bronchoscopy

During a bronchoscopy, a doctor views your airways and lungs by inserting a tube attached to a camera to diagnose or treat a condition. Find out more here.

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Conditions

Links to trusted information about a broad range of health conditions. Learn about chronic conditions like asthma and diabetes, and shorter term illnesses like chickenpox and colds and flu.

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Lung diseases

Trusted information on lung diseases, plus links to trusted resources.

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Emphysema treatment

Trusted information about the treatment of emphysema, including exercise, diet, medicines and advice on quitting smoking.

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Obstructive lung diseases

People with obstructive lung disease, such as COPD, asthma or CF, experience shortness of breath. Learn more about obstructive lung diseases.

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Emphysema diagnosis

Find out about the blood tests, chest x-rays, and lung function tests that are used to diagnose emphysema.

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