Black Lung Disease
Other Places To Get Help
|National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)|
|395 E Street SW|
|Washington, DC 20201|
(513) 533-8328 (outside the U.S.)
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) conducts research and makes recommendations for the prevention of work-related injuries and illnesses. NIOSH also provides information to the public.
|American Lung Association|
|1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW|
|Washington, DC 20004|
1-800-548-8252 (to speak with a lung professional)
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, and ozone.
|National Jewish Health|
|1400 Jackson Street|
|Denver, CO 80206|
1-800-222-5864 (Lung Line)
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).
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference April 10, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Robert L. Cowie, MB, FCP(SA), MD, MSc, MFOM - Pulmonology