Sedentary Behavior Linked to COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic lung disease that makes breathing difficult, and it is a leading cause of death in the United States. An analysis of data from the Chronic Disease and Lifestyle Population Survey in Sichuan Province of China identified an association between the amount of time an individual spends engaged in sedentary behaviors and an elevated risk for COPD. Medicine, May 2021