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    Resource Links

    At Novant Health Pulmonary & Critical Care, we want to provide you with the resources, information and techniques that enable more comfortable, healthier living. To learn more about respiratory problems, explore the following sites that feature information on a range of pulmonary disorders, how to cope with them and treatment options.

    Alliance for Lung Cancer Advocacy, Support, Education (ALCASE)
    ALCASE is a web site dedicated to helping people with lung cancer and those who are at risk for the disease through advocacy, support and education.

    American Lung Association
    Use this resource to obtain knowledge on lung disease in all its forms, as well as tobacco control initiatives and environmental health issues.

    American Sleep Apnea Association (ASAA)
    The purpose of the ASAA web site is to promote the education and awareness of sleep apnea and provide information on support groups, research and improvements in care. It includes personal experiences and an Ask the Doctor page.

    eMedicine Consumer Health
    In May 2003, eMedicine launched this consumer health site. With more than 5500 pages of health content, the site contains articles written by physicians for patients and consumers. Current medical information is available in the Health Resource, First Aid and Emergencies, and Lifestyle and Wellness Centers.

    It's Time to Focus on Lung Cancer is the official Web site of It's Time to Focus on Lung Cancer, a lung cancer awareness campaign dedicated to improving care for those with lung cancer by disseminating up-to-date and accurate information that encourages early diagnosis; shares developments in screening and treatment; and offers support to lung cancer patients and their loved ones.

    Lung Cancer Online is a comprehensive, annotated directory to Internet information and resources for patients and families.

    Novant Health
    Learn about the wide-ranging health services offered by our affiliate Novant Health, an integrated healthcare provider serving western North Carolina.

    Pulmonary Hypertension Association
    This site serves as a support resource for those affected by pulmonary hypertension and as an educational platform for those wanting to learn more about the disorder.

    Pulmonology Channel
    Find clearly explained information regarding conditions that involve the lungs. Information provided includes the symptoms, causes, diagnostic procedures and treatment options for a range of lung-related diseases.

    Web MD
    WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health and support to those who seek healthcare information.