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Lung disease - resources

The following organizations are good resources for information on lung disease:

  • American Lung Association - www.lungusa.org
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - www.nhlbi.nih.gov

Resources for specific lung diseases:

Asthma:

  • Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - http://aafa.org
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - www.cdc.gov/asthma
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/Asthma/Asthma_WhatIs.html

Emphysema/COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease):

  • COPD Foundation - www.copdfoundation.org
  • National Emphysema Foundation - www.emphysemafoundation.org
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/lung/copd/index.htm

Cystic fibrosis:

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - www.cff.org
  • March of Dimes - www.marchofdimes.com/pnhec/4439_1213.asp
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/cf/cf_what.html

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Update Date: 11/9/2012

Updated by: Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children's Hospital. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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