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OrganizationAmerican Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology offers up-to-date information and a find-an-allergist search tool.

Web SiteCDC: Flu (Influenza)
The CDC's site has up-to-date information on flu outbreaks, immunizations, symptoms, prevention, and more.

Web SiteCDC: Preteen and Teen Vaccines
CDC site provides materials in English and Spanish for parents, teens, preteens, and health care providers about vaccines and the diseases they prevent.

OrganizationImmunization Action Coalition
This organization is a source of childhood, adolescent, and adult immunization information as well as hepatitis B educational materials.

OrganizationAmerican Lung Association
The mission of this group is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health. Contact the group at: American Lung Association 61 Broadway, 6th Floor NY, NY 10006 (212) 315-8700

Web SiteCDC: Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Visit the CDC's whooping cough (pertussis) homepage to learn about disease outbreaks, treatments, new vaccines, and more.

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