Leonard Nimoy's Heartbreaking Battle With COPD
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Leonard Nimoy had quit a three-pack-a-day smoking habit 30 years ago, but the "Star Trek" legend said that the damage to his lungs didn't surface until much later. And when it did, the results were tragically lethal. [Full Story]
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