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Do you have COPD?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic lung disease that makes it hard to breathe.  COPD includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis.  Symptoms of COPD may include a cough that won't go away, often coughing up mucus and frequent shortness of breath.  COPD is the third leading cause of death in the US.  Smoking is estimated to cause up to 90 percent of COPD cases.

Deaconess Clinic physicians are participating in a national clinical research study of an investigational medication for people with COPD.  Qualified study volunteers receive study-related physician visits and study medication at no cost.  You may also receive compensation for your time.

You are not required to have health insurance to participate.

If you are interested in learning more about this study, call the Research InfoLine at 812-474-7184 or toll free at 1-877-654-0311 or visit

Research Physicians:
Dr. James Gutmann, Dr. Michael Myers, Tammy Hargett, NP.

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