Alternative Names

Resources – lung disease

Information

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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