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Resource Guide for Pneumonia

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  • Address:

    55 West Wacker Drive

    Suite 1150

    Chicago, IL 60601

  • Phone:

    1-800-548-8252

  • Internet address:

    http://www.lung.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.

  • Address:

    1600 Clifton Road

    Atlanta GA 30329-4027

  • Phone:

    1-800-232-4636

  • 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.

  • Address:

    PO Box 30105

    Bethesda, Maryland, 20824-0105

  • Phone:

    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.

  • Address:

    25 Broadway

    New York, NY 10004

  • Phone:

    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.

The health information in this Health Library is provided by a third party. Parkridge Health System does not in any way create the content of this information. It is provided solely for informational purposes. It does not constitute medical advice and is not intended to be a substitute for proper medical care provided by a physician. Always consult with your doctor for appropriate examinations, treatment, testing, and care recommendations. Do not rely on information on this site as a tool for self-diagnosis. If you have a medical emergency, call 911.