Black Lung Disease (cont.)
Other Places To Get Help
| National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)|
|395 E Street SW|
|Washington, DC 20201|
|Phone: ||1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)|
(513) 533-8328 (outside the U.S.)
|Fax: ||(513) 533-8347|
|Web Address: ||www.cdc.gov/niosh|
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|
|Phone: ||1-800-LUNG-USA (1-800-586-4872)|
1-800-548-8252 (to speak with a lung professional)
|Web Address: ||www.lungusa.org|
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|
|Phone: ||1-800-423-8891 |
1-800-222-5864 (Lung Line)
|Web Address: ||www.nationaljewish.org|
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).
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