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Lindsay M. Lawson, MD

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Editorials / December 2010

Never before has our society included in its ranks so many individuals over the age of 65; being in your 90s is no longer a feat—over 100 is the new prize. This shift in demographics is partly due to better preventive... Read More

Editorials / April 2010

In February the Canadian Thoracic Society published a comprehensive report called The Human and Economic Burden of COPD. The re­port points out that COPD is the most underdiagnosed chronic disease in our society yet is... Read More

Editorials / March 2008

March and April’s issues of the BCMJ contain a group of articles on one of the most costly of chronic diseases: chronic ob­structive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD costs society money and scarce hospital beds, but costs... Read More