Serum level of nutritional antioxidants are decreased in veteran smokers with COPD

@inproceedings{Hanson2017SerumLO,
  title={Serum level of nutritional antioxidants are decreased in veteran smokers with COPD},
  author={Corrine Hanson and Elizabeth Lyden and Lisa Weissenburger-Moser and Jeremy Furtado and Debra J. Romberger and Tricia D LeVan},
  year={2017}
}
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. and worldwide, resulting in an economic and social burden that is both substantial and increasing. Veterans are a group of people who are disproportionately affected by COPD. COPD affects over 40% of the adult veteran population in the urban Midwest, which is five times greater than the general U.S. population. Cigarette smoking is the main etiologic agent for COPD risk and is common among VA healthcare… CONTINUE READING

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