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Resources & Links

Below are helpful links to assist you in understanding various pulmonary and medical conditions and diseases.

  • American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM): AASM provides the facts about sleep, sleep disorders, treatments and services. Find accurate information and the latest news from the leader in sleep medicine. The website includes an online discussion forum. In the forum you can interact with other visitors to the site.
  • The American Lung Association: The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives, improve lung health and prevent lung disease.
  • Lung Cancer Alliance: National non-profit organization for patient support and advocacy for patients with lung cancer.
  • Medicare Information for Patients: The official site for the U.S. Government providing information on Medicare Information, and contains searchable databases for health plans, nursing homes, Medigap policies, and Medicare activities throughout the country.
  • National Heart Blood and Lung Institute: This web-based health index gives you a quick and easy way to get complete and dependable information about heart, lung, and blood diseases and sleep disorders.
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation: Works to improve the quality of life of those affected by this disease. Includes support groups, personal experiences, and research registry.
  • SleepEducation.com: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine sponsored site which provides numerous resources for the public on a variety sleep disorders and disturbances.
  • Smoke Free: Online guide providing resources to stop smoking.
  • SWINE FLU (H1N1)/ Influenza Information: Weekly updates from the CDC regarding influenza activity, information on vaccination and public health guidance. 
  • Health Encyclopedia: Here you will find health information and our interactive tools.
  • Traveler's Health | CDC: General information for travelers on vaccines, medication, and taking necessary measures to prevent illness and injury during international travel.
  • Health Resources: Here you will find health information and resources such as our interactive Health Library, Tests and ProceduresHeart Health Center, Cancer Health Center, Women's Health Center, and much more.
  • UCLA Health Publications: Publications for consumers and physicians highlighting the latest findings in medicine and research. Some include, Vital Signs, Health Tips for Parents and Physician Update.
  • Health Plans - UCLA Health accepts Medicare-assignment and private indemnity insurance. We also participate in over 100 local and national managed care networks. Please call 1-800-UCLA-MD1 (1-800-825-2631) if you are concerned or have a question about whether your insurance is accepted here.
  • UCLA Health South Bay locations: Find primary and specialty care offices in Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach and Torrance.