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05.11.2011

"THE DOCTORS" DRIVES AWARENESS OF COPD--AMERICA'S #4 KILLER--WITH DANICA PATRICK AND BUSTS BALANCE BRACELET MYTHS

(Hollywood, CA - May 11, 2011) On Friday, May 13, the Emmy Award-winning syndicated series THE DOCTORS (check local listings) welcomes record-breaking NASCAR driver Danica Patrick to discuss an illness close to her heart - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Patrick consults with THE DOCTORS about COPD's elusive symptoms and what viewers can do to help prevent it.

Also, THE DOCTORS dishes on the best ways to stay balanced and turn your health around. Professional athletes have jumped on the "as-seen-on-TV" balance bracelet bandwagon, but do they really work? THE DOCTORS put them to the test to reveal surprising results.

For more information, please visit http://www.thedoctorstv.com/.

Clip #1: Danica Patrick and the doctors discuss the thrill of racing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUDpjc9JjSg

Clip #2: Danica Patrick asks THE DOCTORS how long it takes for Ibuprofen to begin to work- the doctors weigh in on the right ways to use the OTC medication.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-FyaDH-MKA

Clip #3: Dr. Drew Ordon shows the difference between a healthy lung and a lung which has been exposed to disease, such as COPD.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqXA_hE6sac

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Stacey Luchs
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stacey.luchs@cbsparamount.com