Hot Dogs, Bacon May Worsen COPD, Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology Study

Published: Mar 09, 2012

Stay away from bacon and hot dogs if you have COPD and don't want another hospital admission, according to a Spanish study released Thursday. While bacon, hot dogs and other cured meats are not the healthiest options in general, those who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease risk increased hospital readmissions if they don't watch their intake, according to the study conducted by Spanish researchers at the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology [CREAL] in Barcelona.

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