Asthma is one of the most common health problems occurring in both children and adults. It is estimated that 18.9 million adults and 7.1 million children in the U.S. have asthma.


Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is by far the leading cause of cancer death among men and women in the United States, accounting for about 27% of all cancer deaths. More people die of lung cancer...



Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the name for a group of lung diseases that restrict airflow and cause trouble breathing. While other causes of death have declined...



Sleep, like food and water, is essential for life. Insufficient sleep has been linked to the onset of and correlates with a number of chronic diseases and conditions, including diabetes,...


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womens lung health factsBelow are some resources to help you understand Lung Health, lung diseases and doctors.

For help with lung health questions,
call 1-877-751-LUNG (5864).

Lung Cancer Fact Sheet: Download PDF

COPD Fact Sheet: Download PDF

Women and Asthma: Download PDF

Asthma Fact Sheet in Indiana: Download PDF

Additionally the ALA recommended these websites for additional resources:

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Once you have been diagnosed with a lung problem, it is important that you work closely with a physician to manage your disease. If a physician does not currently manage your problem, or if you would like a second opinion, contact a Franciscan St. Francis Health provider.
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