December 16, 2006 11:45am CST
Lung disease is the number three killer in America, responsible for one in seven deaths. Lung disease and other breathing problems are the number one killer of babies younger than one year old. Today, more than 35 million Americans are living with chronic lung disease such as asthma, emphysema and chronic bronchitis. This section includes information on lung cancer, tuberculosis, emphysema and A1AD related emphysema, pneumonia, sarcoidosis, HIV/AIDS and lung disease, and influenza.
2 Jan 07
Many of the lung diseases that beset the world these days have taken a lont time to develop and many of the causes were not known for a number of years. Another one to add to the list of causes is smog and pollution which also cause a lot of problems for those with chronic lung conditions.