Resource Guide for Pneumonia

American Lung Association

55 West Wacker Drive

Suite 1150

Chicago, IL 60601

1-800-548-8252

http://www.lung.org

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    TOP

1600 Clifton Road

Atlanta GA 30329-4027

1-800-232-4636

https://www.cdc.gov

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    TOP

PO Box 30105

Bethesda, Maryland, 20824-0105

301-592-8573

https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

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)    TOP

25 Broadway

New York, NY 10004

212-315-8600

https://www.thoracic.org

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

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Last reviewed January 2017 by Michael Woods, MD, FAAP
Last Updated: 1/25/2016

 

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