WEATHER UPDATE: All Providence hospitals in Oregon are open. Many of our Portland area clinics may have schedule changes or closures due to the weather. Please call in advance. NOTE: Our Gateway and Tanasbourne Immediate Care clinics are extending hours until 10 p.m. through Jan. 17. View clinic schedule updates ›
COPD is a lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. It is caused by damage to the lungs over many years, usually from smoking.