As many as 24 million Americans may have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); yet half don’t know it and remain undiagnosed. Individuals age 35 and older who experience coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing and/or chest tightness should attend this free program Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 3;30 to 5 p.m. at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. A registered respiratory therapist will share information about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and rehabilitation therapy. Participants will receive a free spirometry screening.
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