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Posted: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 6:46 pm | Updated: 12:04 pm, Wed Feb 1, 2012.

It’s easy to take breathing for granted until it becomes difficult to do everyday tasks and one needs oxygen to function.

This is how it is for many diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, known as COPD. It’s a disease that interferes with normal breathing and may include chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Often people have both.

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