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Hayward: St. Rose Hospital starts lung disease support group
The Mercury News

St. Rose Hospital is teaming up with the American Lung Association to create a support group for those with chronic lung disease, beginning Wednesday. St. Rose respiratory therapists Adam Loomis and John Basile will lead the monthly meetings of the Better Breathers Club. They will give an overview of lung disease at Wednesday’s group session. “Our class will be aimed at chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients and asthmatic patients,” Basile said. COPD has been listed as the third leading cause of death in the U.S.