Tomorrow (Wednesday) from 1 p.m.to 3 p.m., Asante Three Rivers in Grants Pass is offering free lung tests as part of World COPD day. The disease the world’s 4th leading killer. Under the umbrella of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder are a variety of breathing difficulties that include emphysema and chronic bronchitis.
With medication and treatment, patients suffering from COPD can live better and live longer. If you are a current or ex-smoker, are over age 40, and you have symptoms like a chronic cough, bringing up phlegm, or breathlessness, Asante encourages you to ask your doctor about COPD and come by Asante Three River for the free lung function test. You will get your results which we encourage you to share with your personal physician.