Where to go to get help resources

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Asthma

Allergies and Asthma Mothers of America Network
http://www.aanma.org/

Allies Against Asthma Homepage
http://www.asthma.umich.edu/

American Asthma and Indoor Environment
http://www.epa.gov/asthma/index.html

American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
http://www.acaai.org/Pages/default.aspx

American Lung Association
http://www.lung.org/

Association of Asthma Educators
http://www.asthmaeducators.org/

Breathing Easy: Solutions in Pediatric Asthma
http://www.mchlibrary.info/documents/asthma.html

Catching your Breathe Report: Strategies for improving Environmental Asthma
http://www.ecos.org/files/925_file_1ASTHMAreportfinaldraft.pdf

NIH Asthma Resources
http://health.nih.gov/topic/Asthma

NIH: National institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease: Asthma Publications
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/Pages/default.aspx

National Asthma Education and Prevention
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/about/naepp/

Children's Asthma Research and Education Network
http://www.asthma-carenet.org/

ECOS: National Childhood Asthma Prevention Campaign
http://www.ecos.org/section/projects/?id=651

Global Initiative for Asthma
http://www.ginasthma.org/

National Safety Council Asthma Fact Sheet
http://www.nsc.org/news_resources/Resources/Documents/Asthma.pdf

Clean Air Council
http://www.cleanair.org/

National center for Health Statistics: Asthma Prevalence and Care Statistics
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hestat/asthma03-05/asthma03-05.htm

 

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

COPD Foundation
http://www.copdfoundation.org/

National Emphysema Foundation
http://www.emphysemafoundation.org/

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/lung/copd/index.htm

COPD-Alert Support and Advocacy Group
http://www.copd-alert.com/

Patient Education Institute
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/copd/htm/index.htm

COPD-International
http://www.copd-international.com/

The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
http://www.goldcopd.org/

American Lung Association
http://www.lung.org/

Pulmonary Education & Research Foundation
http://www.perf2ndwind.org/

COPD Digest
http://www.copddigest.org/

The National Emphysema/COPD Association
http://www.necaweb.org/

COPD.com
http://www.copd.com/index.html

World Health Organization
http://www.who.int/respiratory/copd/en/

 

LYMPHANGIOLEIOMYOMATOSIS (LAM)

The LAM Foundation
http://www.thelamfoundation.org/

National Jewish Health
http://www.nationaljewish.org/healthinfo/conditions/lam/

LAM Treatment Alliance
http://www.lamtreatmentalliance.org/

American Lung Association
http://www.lungusa.org/

NIH/National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)
http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/GARD/

British Lung Foundation
http://www.blf.org.uk/Home