|American Lung Association|
|1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW|
|Washington, DC 20004|
|Phone: ||1-800-LUNG-USA (1-800-586-4872) to speak with a lung professional|
|Web Address: ||www.lungusa.org|
The American Lung Association provides programs of
education, community service, and advocacy. Some of the topics available
include asthma, tobacco control, emphysema, infectious disease, asbestos, carbon monoxide, radon,
|American Thoracic Society|
|25 Broadway, 18th Floor|
|Phone: ||(212) 315-8600|
|Fax: ||(212) 315-6498|
|Web Address: ||www.thoracic.org|
The American Thoracic Society provides information for
professionals and consumers about the prevention and treatment of lung
diseases. Its website provides educational materials for the consumer.
|2937 SW 27th Avenue|
|Miami, FL 33133|
|Phone: ||1-866-316-COPD (1-866-316-2673)|
|Web Address: ||www.copdfoundation.org|
The COPD Foundation develops and supports programs that
improve research, education, early diagnosis, and treatment of chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). They provide information to people with
COPD, caregivers, and health professionals.
|National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
|P.O. Box 30105|
|Bethesda, MD 20824-0105|
|Phone: ||(301) 592-8573|
|Fax: ||(240) 629-3246|
|TDD: ||(240) 629-3255|
|Web Address: ||www.nhlbi.nih.gov|
The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
(NHLBI) information center offers information and publications about preventing
- Diseases affecting the heart and circulation, such as heart
attacks, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, peripheral artery disease, and
heart problems present at birth (congenital heart diseases).
- Diseases that affect the lungs, such as asthma, chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, sleep apnea, and
- Diseases that affect the blood, such as anemia,
hemochromatosis, hemophilia, thalassemia, and von Willebrand disease.
|National Jewish Health|
|1400 Jackson Street|
|Denver, CO 80206|
|Phone: ||1-800-423-8891 |
1-800-222-5864 (Lung Line)
|Web Address: ||www.nationaljewish.org|
National Jewish Health is a hospital devoted to
treatment, research, and education in chronic respiratory diseases. It publishes a newsletter and pamphlets; maintains the LUNG LINE, a free call-in
information service for consumers; and has a patient referral center (inpatient
and outpatient services).
|Phone: ||1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)|
|Web Address: ||www.smokefree.gov|
This website provides free information and
professional assistance to help support people who are trying to quit smoking.
The information provided is for both the immediate and long-term needs of
people who are trying to quit and for friends and family who care about them.
This website includes an online guide to
quitting smoking, local and state telephone quitlines, the National Cancer
Institute's national telephone quitline and instant messaging service, and
publications that can be ordered or downloaded and printed. There is also a link to women.smokefree.gov, which has more resources for women who want to quit smoking.