Professor Victoria Richards quoted extensively about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Richards, VictoriaVictoria Richards, assistant professor of medical sciences in the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University, was quoted extensively in a Health Day article about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and a new study indicating that patients on the antibiotic azithromycin may be able to cut down hospitalizations. The story appeared in publications around the world, including U.S News & World Report, Iraq Sun and Haiti Sun.

“Given that exacerbations of COPD can be life-threatening, prevention of such events is critical,” she is quoted as saying. “Use of the antibiotic might also cut down on the need for doctor’s office visits and boost patients’ quality of life.”

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