Preventing Complications

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1. The most important way to prevent COPD and its complications is to

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The most important thing you can do to prevent more lung damage is to stop smoking. It is also important to stay away from people who smoke and places where you know there will be smokers. To help you quit, there are many online resources and several new aids available from your doctor or health care provider. The National Cancer Institute has information on smoking cessation. Visit, the American Lung Association, or call 1-800-QUIT NOW for more information.