Asthma --- About 6 million Americans have asthma, and between 4,000 and 5,000 people die from it each year. Learn more about asthma in adults and children, asthma medicines, treatment, and much more by following the link.
Lung Disease --- Lung disease is the number three killer in America, responsible for one in seven deaths. Learn more about lung diseases by following the link. Click on "Diseases A to Z" in the menu bar to read about individual diseases at this site.
Pulmonary Embolism --- Pulmonary embolism occurs when a blood clot from a vein breaks off and moves through the veins to the right side of the heart, becoming lodged in the pulmonary artery. Learn more about pulmonary embolism by following the Pulmonary Embolism link.