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Lung Disease


Access Nebraska

Select self-screening to see what programs you may want to consider applying for. Select the programs you want to apply for and submit the application online with an electonic signature.


The American Lung Association

Lung disease including asthma emphysema and lung cancer is the third leading cause of death in America. This site provides information on education community service advocacy and research.


American Lung Association of Nebraska

The American Lung Association of Nebraska is a non-profit non-governmental voluntary health organization dedicated to the prevention and control of lung disease and the promotion of respiratory health. It is affiliated with the national American Lung Association. Today our areas of focus are asthma tobacco use in children and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.


Assistive Technology for All

AT4ALL is a free service from the Assistive Technology Partnership. AT4ALL has a variety of equipment available for all of your needs. Equipment available includes computers wheelchairs scooters walkers personal care items items for vision and hearing impairments hospital beds and adapted vehicles. At AT4ALL you can find equipment for loan for sale or for giveaway. You can also find equipment from local lending program to try out before you buy it.


CHIRS Consumer Health Information Resource Service

Need information to guide decisions about your health or the health of a family member or friend The McGoogan Library of Medicine provides such information to Nebraska residents free of charge through their Consumer Health Information Resource Service CHIRS. A Health Sciences Librarian will research your condition and provide a tailored package of information that may include Journal Articles Book Chapters Pamphlets and Web Resources. CHIRS information is provided for informational purposes only. Consult with your health care provider for specific medical questions. To request health information contact CHIRS or email them at askusunmc.edu or contact your local public library.


Easter Seals Nebraska

Easter Seals Nebraska provides services to children and adults with disabilities and other special needs as well as support to their families. Some of the services include AgrAbility benefits planning assistance camp recreation activitiies and lifespan respite.


Housing.ne.gov

The Assistive Technology Partnership hosts this housing listing and locator service that will provide easy access to information about housing opportunities throughout Nebraska. The service allows Nebraskans to locate available housing that best fits their needs either through the web site or 1-888-806-6287. Individuals will be able to easily search for housing using a wide variety of search criteria access other helpful websites as well as tools for renters including an affordability calculator a rental checklist and renter rights and responsibilities information - also provides information on supportive services throughout the State especially those services linked to housing needs.


National Easter Seal Society

National Easter Seal Society has information about many disabilities including newsgroups legislative updates employment resources and legal resources.


National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

Provides comprehensive health information for patients and the general public as well as for health care professionals. Some topics include heart and vascular diseases lung diseases blood diseases and sleep disorders. Dozens of publications are available to download many are in Spanish.

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