COPD basics to be discussed Thursday

Columbus Regional Health reports that this month is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, awareness month and in recognition they will have an information session this week on the disorder.

The event will be from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Mill Race Center. Dr. Raymond Kiser will discuss COPD including risk factors and treatment options.

The session is free but registration is required. You can call 1-800-699-1019 or register online at