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UAB researchers led a team that discovered that a smoking-related condition called expiratory airway collapse — often thought inconsequential — is associated with lung disease.
A UAB study found that minority Americans who encounter discriminatory sentiments and actions are more likely to experience panic attacks, and smoking or consuming excessive amounts of alcohol were also identified as factors.

UAB treated the first patient in the nation in an experimental lung reduction procedure for emphysema.

A new drug that improves lung function for some patients with cystic fibrosis may also help treat smokers with the incurable lung disease COPD.