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http://www.lungusa.org/lung-disease/copd/resources/facts-figures/COPD-Fact-Sheet.html

American Lung Association website. Occupational Lung Disease section of Lung Disease Data 2008. Available at:
http://action.lungusa.org/site/DocServer/lung-disease-data-2008-report.pdf

American Lung Association website. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Fact Sheet. Available at:
http://www.lungusa.org/lung-disease/copd/resources/facts-figures/COPD-Fact-Sheet.html

American Lung Association website. Facts About Lung Cancer. Available at:
http://www.lungusa.org/lung-disease/lung-cancer/resources/facts-figures/lung-cancer-fact-sheet.html

FamilyDoctor.org website. Occupational Respiratory Disease. Available at:
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/healthy/safety/work/134.html

Martin, Lawrence, M.D. Section Q: Other Occupational Lung Diseases. In: Martin, Lawrence M.D. Breathe Easy: A Guide to Lung and Respiratory Disorders for Patients and Their Families. Lakeside Press;1984. Available at:
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The Merck Manuals Online Medical Library website. Lung and Airway Disorders: Environmental Lung Diseases. Available at:
http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec04/ch049/ch049a.html

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health website. NIOSH Publication No. 2008-143: The Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance Report, 2007. Available at:
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2008-143/

University of Virginia Health System Health Topics website. Respiratory Disorders: Occupational Lung Diseases. Available at:
http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/uvahealth/adult_respire/occupat.cfm