Data from the International Respiratory and Severe Illness Center at the University of Washington. More information available athttp://depts.washington.edu/intrsect/.
BBC News, Lung diseases cause one in 10 deaths across Europe, Sept. 5, 2013. Available online at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-23971689.
Charles R. Goulding, Andressa Bonaf�, and Charles G. Goulding, The R&D Tax Aspects of Cancer Treatment, RDTS Publishing. Available at http://www.rdtaxsavers.com/articles/27.pdf
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Leading Causes of Death, 2010. Available online athttp://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/lcod.htm.
Data from The American Lung Association. Available online at http://www.lung.org/lung-disease/lung-cancer/resources/facts-figures/lung-cancer-fact-sheet.html.
Data from the Healthy People 2020 Initiative. For more information, seehttp://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/overview.aspx?topicid=36.
The World Health Organization, Causes of COPD. Available online at http://www.who.int/respiratory/copd/causes/en/index.html.
American Lung Association, Toxic Air: The Case for Cleaning Up Coal-fired Power Plants, March 2011. Available online athttp://www.lung.org/assets/documents/healthy-air/toxic-air-report.pdf.
For more information, see http://www.epa.gov/airquality/powerplants/.
NY Times, Improving Respirator Masks to Put Fresh Air in Reach, Sept. 9, 2013. Available online athttp://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/10/science/improving-respirator-masks-to-put-fresh-air-in-reach.html?pagewanted=all&_r=1&.
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine – University of Washington. More information available athttp://depts.washington.edu/pulmcc/index.html.
Complete ranking available at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/rankings/pulmonology.
University of Colorado Hospital, COPD Home Monitoring Program. More information available at http://www.uch.edu/conditions/respiratory-condidtions/integrated-ehealth-for-copd-in-colorado-program/.
Complete list of clinical trials available at http://www.dukehealth.org/clinicaltrials/clinicaltrial_list?subject=Pulmonology%20and%20Respiratory%20Medicine.
For more information, see http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/pulmonary/index.html.
University of Pittsburgh Asthma Institute News, Asthma Institute Reports on New Asthmatic Disease. Available online athttp://www.asthmainstitute.pitt.edu/news.html.
PMLive, Meda buys respiratory firm Acton in $200m deal, Sept. 2, 2013. Available online athttp://www.pmlive.com/pharma_news/meda_buys_us_respiratory_firm_acton_in_$200m_deal_500568.
Charles R. Goulding, Andressa Bonaf�, and Charles G. Goudling, The R&D Tax Credit Aspects of Biological Drugs, RDTS Publishing. Available at http://www.rdtaxsavers.com/articles/44.pdf
The Wall Street Journal Market Watch, Novartis showcases 39 abstracts highlighting robust respiratory portfolio at ERS 2013, Sept. 4, 2013. Available online at http://www.marketwatch.com/story/novartis-showcases-39-abstracts-highlighting-robust-respiratory-portfolio-at-ers-2013-2013-09-04.
The Wall Street Journal, Pfizer Completes Pneumococcal Pneumonia Case Accrual For CAPiTA, Adult Vaccine Clinical Trial of Prevenar 13, Aug. 29, 2013. Available online at http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20130829-907679.html.
For more information, see http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/WW3/Country/?WT.mc_id=www.3M.com/us.
Complete list originally featured at http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topicsobjectives2020/overview.aspx?topicid=36.