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Resource Guide for Pneumonia

The american lung association

Address:

1301 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Suite 800

Washington, DC 20004

Phone:

1-800-LUNGUSA

1-800-586-4872

Internet address:

http://www.lungusa.org

Description of services provided:

This is a website covering all kinds of information about diseases and conditions of the lungs, including various types of pneumonia. Information on how to quit smoking, and lots of data and statistics are available. You can also link into your local American Lung Association’s website and can get information on activities and programs occurring all over the nation. Research programs are discussed, and links to a variety of relevant websites are also available.

Centers for disease control and prevention

Address:

1600 Clifton RD

Atlanta, GA 30333

Phone:

1-800-311-3435

Internet address:

http://www.cdc.gov

Description of services provided:

This site provides information on many types of pneumonia, prevention guidelines, data, and statistics. You can also get information on how to stay healthy while traveling to different countries, as well as a huge amount of other information pertaining to public health, tracking disease trends globally, and international health initiatives.

National heart, lung, and blood institute

Address:

NHLBI Health Information Center

Attn: Website

PO Box 30105

Bethesda, Maryland, 20824-0105

Phone:

1-301-592-8573

Internet address:

http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

Description of services provided:

This website has detailed information about various heart, lung, and blood disorders, including information on various types of pneumonia. Information is available for patients, the general public, and healthcare providers. News and press releases about recent research findings are available. There are details on research projects seeking volunteers if you are interested in participating in a clinical trial. Numerous links to other pertinent sites are also available.

American thoracic society (ats)

Address:

61 Broadway

New York, NY 10006-2755

Phone:

1-212-315-8600

Internet address:

http://www.thoracic.org

Description of services provided:

This education and scientific society has over 18,000 members. Visitors to the site can access ATS journals and documents.



Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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