Lung disease - resources

Also known as: Resources - lung disease

Information

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

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

Resources for specific lung diseases:

Asthma:

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

Emphysema/COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease):

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

Cystic fibrosis:

  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - "www.cff.org":http://www.cff.org
  • March of Dimes - "www.marchofdimes.com/pnhec/4439_1213.asp":http://www.marchofdimes.com/pnhec/4439_1213.asp
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - "www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/cf/cf_what.html":http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/cf/cf_what.html
Review date:
September 11, 2012
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