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    Any of a variety of disorders of the lungs, pleural cavity, bronchial tubes, trachea, upper respiratory tract or the associated nerves and muscles that are responsible for breathing. Included are obstructive pulmonary diseases such as emphysema and asthma that involve narrowing or blockage of the airways which carry oxygen and other gases into and out of the lungs; restrictive lung diseases such as sarcoidosis and asbestosis that result in incomplete lung expansion and a reduction in the ability of the lungs to take up oxygen and release carbon dioxide; upper and lower respiratory tract infections; benign and malignant tumors affecting the lungs and associated tissue; and pulmonary vascular diseases such as pulmonary hypertension or pulmonary edema that affect pulmonary circulation.

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    American Lung Association in PA - Northeast Regional OfficeServices include: - Radon Awareness: Information on health effects, testing procedures and reduction methods. Radon testing kits available for purchase. - Carbon Monoxide Awareness: Information on health effects, testing procedures and proper steps to take. - Air Pollution Awareness: Information on asbestos, environmental (secondhand) tobacco smoke, ground-level ozone and other indoor and outdoor air pollutants. - Advocacy for Lung Health: Supporting individual, community, workplace, municipal, state and federal initiatives to protect people and environment from air pollution, including support of tobacco control measures. - Freedom from Smoking Classes (referral): An 8-session (7 week) program of behavior modification for smoking cessation. Provides suggestions on how to build a healthier lifestyle, including relaxation techniques and avoiding weight gain. Fee is set through participating sites (free through above web site). Participants must finalize fee and program dates through sponsoring hospital. Call ALA for info. - Provides information on a residential camp for children, ages 8-13, who have asthma. - Also sponsors Better Breather Club Support Group for people living with COPD. - Asthma Walk fundraiser, Walk for Life and Breath fundraiser. - Call Center: Trained registered nurses and respiratory therapists provide immediate and comprehensive information about specific lung-health issues such as lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma and tuberculosis. Also will provide information on topics including allergies, how to quit smoking and environmental issues. Offers physician referrals.LackawannaAmerican Lung Association in PennsylvaniaAmerican Lung Association in Pennsylvania
    American Lung Association in PennsylvaniaPrograms include: - Radon Awareness: Information on health effects, testing procedures and reduction methods. Radon testing kits available for purchase - Carbon Monoxide Awareness: Information on health effects, testing procedures and proper steps to take - Air Pollution Awareness: Information on asbestos, environmental (secondhand) tobacco smoke, ground-level ozone and other indoor and outdoor air pollutants - Advocacy for Lung Health: Supporting individual, community, workplace, municipal, state and federal initiatives to protect people and environment from air pollution, including support of tobacco control measures - Freedom from Smoking Classes (referral): An 8-session (7 week) program of behavior modification for smoking cessation. Provides suggestions on how to build a healthier lifestyle, including relaxation techniques and avoiding weight gain. Fee is set through participating sites (free through above web site). Participants must finalize fee and program dates through sponsoring hospital. Call ALA for info - Provides information on a residential camp for children, ages 8-13, who have asthma - Also sponsors Better Breather Club Support Group for people living with COPD - Asthma Walk fundraiser, Walk for Life and Breath fundraiser - Call Center: Trained registered nurses and respiratory therapists provide immediate and comprehensive information about specific lung-health issues such as lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma and tuberculosis. Also will provide information on topics including allergies, how to quit smoking and environmental issues. Offers physician referralsCumberlandAmerican Lung Association in PennsylvaniaAmerican Lung Association in Pennsylvania
    Better Breathers ClubMonthly Support group for person with lung disease.Soldiers & Sailors Memorial HospitalLaurel Health System
    National Jewish Health - Lung LinePhone information by trained nurses about respiratory and immune system disorders. Referrals are given for respiratory specialists. Free literature is distributed.DauphinNational Jewish Health - Lung LineNational Jewish Health - Lung Line

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