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11.11.10 COPDF Lauds Addition of Prevalence Question to 2011 State-Based Survey System Released by CDC
12.23.09 Nonin Survey: $10 Target Gift Card For Completing a Very Short Survey (first 300 respondents)
12.01.09 Industry-Changing SmartDose Mini Auto-Adjusting Oxygen Portable
10.01.09 The NHLBI's COPD "Learn More Breathe Better" Campaign Expands Community Network
11.18.07 Many New Drugs in Development for COPD - Summary & Status
10.12.07 NIH Fact Sheet on COPD Research
10.10.07 NIH Awards $37 Million for Largest Ever Study to Identify COPD Genes
9.26.07 Spiration's New IBV Valve Trial (recruiting now, worldwide)
9.21.07 Emphasys Medical Files for FDA approval of Vent Valves
9.20.07 Emphasys' VENT Trial Results Reported
9.4.07 New Options in COPD Therapy, including Once Daily Dosing?
8.5.07 Aeris' Biological Lung Volume Reduction (BLVR) Procedure (Phase II)
8.5.07       Aeris' Biological Lung Volume Reduction Described 
7.14.07 TESRA: (Treatment of Emphysema With a Gamma-Selective Retinoid Agonist)
7.14.07        More Tesra Trial Information (Roche)
7.12.07 EASE Trial :: Exhale Airway Stents for Emphysema -  New Info & Prelim. Qualifier
7.30.07       More about the Airway Stents 
6.27.07 Drug Information - A Layman's version of the Physicians Desk Reference
6.25.07 Spiration's New IBV Valve Trial (recruiting now, worldwide)
6.16.07 Airline Oxygen Availability
6.10.07 Exercises for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
 - - - - - Airway Bypass Stents for Homogenous Emphysema (EASE trial) recruiting now
 - - - - -        Detailed Description of the Exhale(R) Stent Procedure
 - - - - -  Home Oxygen Therapy for COPD -(NHLBI & CMS Study to start late 2007)
 - - - - - Spiriva via New Respimat Inhaler Device - Worldwide Study (actively recruiting)
5.14.07 Medicare Oxygen Payments Effective 1.1.07
 - - - - - Roflumilast's Effect on COPD Exacerbation Rate (HERMES Study) no longer recruiting
 - - - - - Aeris' Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction (BLVR) Procedure (no longer recruiting)
 - - - - - Broncus' Exhale(R) Drug-Eluting Stent for Emphysema Clinical Trial (no longer recruiting)
 - - - - - Emphasys completes Valves for Emphysema Palliation (VENT) Trial
1.01.07 EFFORTS members' notes on past Spiration & Emphasys Trials 
7.27.06 Medicare Oxygen Payments (proposed) Effective 1.1.09