Doctor to discuss COPD

CERRITOS - Seniors suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease - also known as COPD - are invited to a free health seminar Wednesday at the Cerritos Senior Center at 1 p.m.COPD is characterized by the gradual loss of lung function, often brought on by chronic bronchitis or emphysema. Dr. Marc Baskin, an allergy and immunology specialist with Pioneer Medical Group, will lead an informative lecture on signs, symptoms, risk factors and current treatment options for COPD. The seminar is open to anyone ages 50 and older.

********** Published: March 22, 2012 - Volume 10 - Issue 49