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Jan 08, 2009 COPD Treatments: Improving Your Quality of Life

Posted Jan 08 2009 2:54pm

COPD Treatments: Improving Your Quality of Life
COPD is a chronic lung disease with no cure. But you can take many steps to
relieve your symptoms and improve your quality of life using a variety of
COPD treatments. Learn what you can do to feel better and improve your health.
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Web Checkuphttp://online.wsj.com/article/SB123128697040459161.html

Additional sites offering new ways to manage health online:

WebMD.com ���This long-time leading health-care site has added a healthy eating and diet center that includes food and fitness planners, a health-and-weight calculator that gives personal results on six different weight and fitness measurements, and a customized calorie-intake planner for weight loss.

VisualDxHealth.com ���Offers some 2,000 medical images and information to help identify more than 180 skin diseases, rashes and conditions; allows searches by age, sex and body part. Interactive quizzes on recognizing skin cancer.

QualityHealth.com ���Offers health-risk assessments, symptom checker, and personalized lists of questions to ask your doctor based on conditions and symptoms. Allows users to create blogs and join online communities.

Healthline.com ���Includes a prescription medication image gallery; pill finder profiles to help identify medications by size, shape, color and visible markings; and new risk assessments, quizzes and calculators such as body-mass-index calculator and breast-cancer-risk assessment.

Wellsphere.com ���Sends text-message reminders to go to the gym or take your medication, and sends daily health and fitness tips; allows users to log fitness goals on a mobile phone. Provides nutrition information for menu items at restaurants and suggests healthier alternatives.

RealAge.com ���Interactive site offers quiz to determine biological age based on 150 questions about health status and behaviors. New heart-health checkups to gauge heart-attack risk.

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