Resource Guide for Pneumonia
by Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD
American Lung Association
55 West Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601
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
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta GA 30329-4027
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
PO Box 30105
Bethesda, Maryland, 20824-0105
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)
New York, NY 10004
This education and scientific society has over 18,000 members. Visitors to the site can access ATS journals and documents.
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