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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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Emphysema and COPD statistics

Trusted information on emphysema and COPD statistics for Australia.

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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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Lung Health Awareness Month

Get involved in Lung Health Awareness Month and take the opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of good lung health.

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What causes emphysema?

Trusted information about what causes emphysema.

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Beta blockers

Beta blockers are medicines that treat high blood pressure. However they can also pose other health risks for those who are taking other medications. Find out more about the risks of using beta blockers.

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Links to trusted information about emphysema.

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What causes pneumonia?

Pneumonia is caused by an infection of the lung. Most infections are due either to bacteria or viruses.

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Breathing problems

Trusted information about breathing problems including what it is, causes, symptoms, treatments and self-care.

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Pneumothorax (also known as collapsed lung) is a reasonably common condition caused by air leaking into the space between the lung and chest wall. Find out more about the causes and treatments of pneumothorax on our trusted partner pages.

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Management of chronic conditions

A chronic condition is an illness that lasts a long time - 6 months or more. Learn to manage a chronic condition, including types of support that are available.

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