2012 News

National Jewish to Provide Disease Management to Colorado Medicaid Patients

December 31, 2012

National Jewish will provide a comprehensive disease management program to Colorado Medicaid patients with asthma.
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A Winter’s Evening Gala in Manhattan Raises $1.5 million for National Jewish Health

December 17, 2012

“A Winter’s Evening” dinner dance on Dec. 8, 2012, raised more than $1.5 million and continued a 43-year tradition of support from New York’s real estate and construction industries.
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QuitLogix® Celebrates 10th Anniversary

December 17, 2012

A National Jewish Health business venture celebrates its 10th anniversary in December as a multi-million dollar enterprise that has helped more than a quarter million people across the country quit tobacco.
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National Jewish Health QuitLogix®, Colorado QuitLine™ Celebrate 10th Anniversary

December 17, 2012

A National Jewish Health business venture celebrates its 10th anniversary in December as a multi-million dollar enterprise that has helped more than a quarter million people across the country quit tobacco.
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Are Your Child's Asthma and Allergies Ready for School?

December 16, 2012

Parents of children with asthma and allergies need to make extra preparations to assure that their children remain healthy at school. National Jewish experts offer advice.
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US Engineering Partners with National Jewish

December 13, 2012

The U.S. Engineering Company has pledged $80,000 to help education at the Kunsberg School for chronically ill children on the campus of National Jewish Health. The school’s director, John Reid, will apply the funds to critical educational needs at Kunsberg.
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National Jewish Opens Minimally Invasive Diagnostic Center

December 13, 2012

National Jewish Medical and Research Center has opened the Minimally Invasive Diagnostic Center (MIDC), the only center of its kind in the Rocky Mountain region. It is led by Ali Musani, MD, FCCP, one of the world’s leading interventional pulmonologists.
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National Jewish Physicians Named "Top Docs"

December 13, 2012

An even dozen physicians at National Jewish Medical and Research Center were named “Top Docs” in the annual ranking of Denver-area physicians by 5280 magazine. In addition to the 5280 list, a dozen National Jewish physicians were named the best in the entire nation in “America’s Top Doctors.”
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National Jewish Awarded Bioscience Discovery Grants

December 13, 2012

Five researchers at National Jewish Medical and Research Center have received funding from the state of Colorado intended to accelerate the translation of scientific discoveries into marketable healthcare products and services.
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National Jewish Licenses Technology for Treating Airway Hyperresponsiveness

December 13, 2012

National Jewish Medical and Research Center has licensed its patented technology for treating airway hyperresponsiveness to Innate Pharma, a biotechnology company in Marseille, France.
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Beaux Arts Ball Raises $1.4 million

December 13, 2012

The Moulin-Rouge-themed Beaux Arts Ball raised $1.4 million for National Jewish Medical and Research Center.
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National Jewish Launches Study to Understand Food Allergy

December 13, 2012

Researchers at National Jewish Medical and Research Center are launching a comprehensive study of food allergy in children.
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Inner-City Children with Asthma to Test Advanced Medication

December 13, 2012

Researchers at National Jewish Medical and Research Center have launched a study to see if inner-city children with asthma can be helped by an advanced medication for allergic asthma.
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National Jewish Medical and Research Center Intensivists to Staff Rose Medical Center ICU

December 13, 2012

HealthONE Rose Medical Center and National Jewish Medical and Research Center announced today a new partnership to provide a higher level of patient care with the implementation of an Intensivist Program. Intensivists from National Jewish will provide round-the-clock care to critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Rose Medical.
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Research Guides Medication Choices for Young Asthma Patients

December 13, 2012

New research should help physicians choose effective asthma medications tailored to the characteristics of their individual patients.
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National Jewish Scientists Win Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Award

December 13, 2012

National Jewish Medical and Research Center immunologists Philippa Marrack, Ph.D., and John Kappler, Ph.D., have been awarded the 2005 Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Award in Science and Medicine.
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December 13, 2012


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Aspirin, Menstruation, Genetic Mutations Linked to Severe Asthma Attacks

December 13, 2012

National Jewish pulmonologist Sally Wenzel, M.D., identifies factors that are linked to the most severe asthma attacks.
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Hiding Fears From Children Not Always the Best Strategy

December 13, 2012

Parents often try to hide their own fears from young children. However, that is not always the best strategy.
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Study Evaluates Experimental Treatment for Cat Allergy

December 12, 2012

New form of immunotherapy could dramatically reduce treatment period
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New York Real Estate and Construction Industries Support National Jewish Health at 43rd Annual Event on Dec. 8

December 8, 2012

Dinner will honor Greenberg Traurig’s Robert J. Ivanhoe. Funds raised will benefit rheumatoid arthritis and other immune-related diseases.
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Kunsberg School Wins Grant from El Pomar Foundation

December 3, 2012

The Kunsberg School at National Jewish Medical and Research Center has been awarded a $5,000 grant from El Pomar Foundation as part of its Awards in Excellence program.
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Respiratory Infections, Not Air Pollution, Pose Winter Health Threat for Asthmatics

December 3, 2012

A three-year study of asthmatic children in Denver indicates that particulate air pollution does not lead to significant worsening of asthma during the pollution-heavy winter months.
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National Jewish Health to Host 35th Annual Pulmonary & Allergy Update

November 29, 2012

The 35th Annual National Jewish Health Pulmonary & Allergy Update, February 6-9, 2013, provides allergists, pulmonologists and general practitioners the opportunity to learn the latest information on management and treatment options for allergic, respiratory and immune diseases.
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How Does Immune Globulin Therapy Work? Now Is the Time to Find Out

November 22, 2012

With new uses regularly being discovered for limited and expensive intravenous immune globulin, now is the time to discover exactly how it works, and to engineer a protein that can provide similar benefits, according to Erwin Gelfand, MD, chair of pediatrics at National Jewish Health.
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Kids Fight Food Allergies One Bite At A Time

November 20, 2012

Doctors at National Jewish Health testing an approach to treating food allergies, in which they actually expose children to the foods that usually make them sick.
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Kids Fight Food Allergies One Bite At A Time

November 20, 2012

Thanks to research at National Jewish Health in Denver, doctors here are testing an approach to treating food allergies in which they actually expose children to the foods that usually make them sick.
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Leading Nutrition Expert Shares Health Information at Annual New Directions for Women Luncheon

November 15, 2012

National Jewish Health, the nation’s number one respiratory hospital, presents Zonya Foco, noted dietitian and inspirational speaker, who will provide the keynote address at the New Directions for Women luncheon on March 5, 2013, at St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton.
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On Stage and Off, Cocktails & Karaoke Guests Raise Nearly $50,000

November 13, 2012

Funds benefit unique school at National Jewish Health that provides education and health skills to children in kindergarten through eighth grade
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Richard Weber, MD, Begins Tenure as President of American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

November 13, 2012

National Jewish Health allergist Richard Weber, MD, began his tenure November 13, 2012, as President of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
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Striking up the Band for 11th Annual Cocktails & Karaoke on Nov. 3

November 3, 2012

Young Denver professionals attending the 11th annual Cocktails & Karaoke fundraising event on Nov. 3 are already warming up their voices and practicing their moves.  
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New Target Discovered for Treatment of Peanut Allergy

November 1, 2012

Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered a novel target for the treatment of food allergies.
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New Report: Wind Energy Yields Major Environmental and Public Health Benefits for Colorado

November 1, 2012

Wind energy in Colorado each year saves a billion gallons of water while avoiding emissions of air pollutants equivalent to that produced by half a million cars, according to a report released today by Environment Colorado.
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National Jewish Health & Partners Recognized for Continuing Medical Education

October 15, 2012

The National Jewish Health Office of Professional Education has been recognized for a unique collaborative effort to increase use of spirometry to diagnose chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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Grant Funds Research to Improve Palliative Care for COPD Patients

October 11, 2012

Researchers at National Jewish Health have received a grant to study how palliative care may improve symptoms and quality of life for people living with COPD.
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National Jewish Health Receives Grant to Provide Atopic Dermatitis Education to Denver Pediatric Clinics

October 11, 2012

National Jewish Health (NJH) has received an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to improve the care of pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis in a medically underserved population.
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Patients Needed for Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) Studies

October 10, 2012

National Jewish is seeking patients with eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, for research studies on skin infections and sleep disturbances associated with the disease.
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Beaux Arts Ball Raises $2 Million for National Jewish Health

October 8, 2012

National Jewish Health raised $2 million at the 2012 Beaux Arts Ball, which honored returning war fighters with respiratory disease.
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National Jewish Health Receives Top Accreditation for Continuing Medical Education

October 8, 2012

National Jewish Health has received Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
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Small Steps in the Kitchen Can Mean Big Changes in Your Diet

October 8, 2012

Eating smaller portions and healthier foods are well known staples of dieting, but small changes in how you do your grocery shopping and arrange foods in your kitchen can also have positive impacts on your diet.
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Indoor Marijuana Grow Operations Pose Health Threat

September 19, 2012

Houses and other buildings used to grow marijuana indoors contain high levels of mold, which could pose a health threat to residents living there and law enforcement agents investigating them, according to new research from National Jewish Health.
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Lukowski Named to North American Quitline Consortium Board of Directors

August 13, 2012

Amy V. Lukowski, PsyD, clinical director of health initiatives programs at National Jewish Health, has been elected to the North American Quitline Consortium (NAQC) board of directors.
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Aspen Bella Sera

August 6, 2012

The 2012 Bella Sera reception in Aspen adopts a spicy Latin American theme at its sixth annual cocktail chic event on Aug. 6. “Bella Sera Goes Latin” at Maroon Creek Club benefits National Jewish Health in Denver, the nation’s number one respiratory hospital.
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Now is the Time to Get Sleep Schedules Ready for School

August 6, 2012

Although children may not be ready to start thinking about the upcoming school year, parents should begin now to reset their child’s sleep schedule.
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Twenty-two National Jewish Health Physicians Named Denver’s "Top Doctors"

August 1, 2012

Twenty-two National Jewish Health physicians have been named "Top Doctors" in the 2012 ranking of Denver-area physicians by 5280 magazine.
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"America's Top Doctors"List Includes 20 from National Jewish Health

August 1, 2012

U.S. News & World Report and Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. have named 20 National Jewish Health doctors to its list of the best doctors in the nation.
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Two-Day Kunsberg Classic at Shanahan’s and The Sanctuary Raises $210,000 for Chronically Ill Children

August 1, 2012

The 11th National Jewish Health Kunsberg Classic, presented by RE/MAX LLC and sponsored by Shanahan’s, raised $210,000 for Kunsberg School at National Jewish Health, a free day school for 90 chronically ill students in kindergarten through eighth grades.
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Sixth Annual Aspen “Bella Sera” Raises Nearly $160,000 for National Jewish Health

August 1, 2012

The Aspen community raised nearly $160,000 to support National Jewish Health, ranked the nation’s number one respiratory hospital for 15 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report, at the sixth annual Bella Sera reception on Aug. 6.
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Two-day Kunsberg Classic at Shanahan’s and The Sanctuary Benefits Chronically Ill Children at National Jewish Health

August 1, 2012

The 11th National Jewish Health Kunsberg Classic, presented by RE/MAX LLC and sponsored by Shanahan’s, will be held Aug. 5 and 6. For the second year, the event begins with a private dinner on Aug. 5 hosted at Shanahan’s, Denver’s premier steak and seafood restaurant, and continues with golf on Aug. 6 at The Sanctuary, the exclusive, world-recognized course in Sedalia, Colo.
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Parents Can Increase Children’s Activity by Increasing Their Own

July 30, 2012

When parents increase their daily activity, as measured by a pedometer, their children increase theirs as well.
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Twenty-One National Jewish Health Doctors Named "America's Top Doctors"

July 27, 2012

Twenty-One National Jewish Health physicians are among the best in the nation by US News & World Report and Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
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Uranium Miners and Workers Encouraged to Sign up for Free, Confidential Lung Disease Screening July 26 and 27 in Casper

July 18, 2012

The National Jewish Health Miners Clinic will offer free lung health screenings to former uranium industry workers in partnership with the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper on July 26 and 27. Lung specialists at National Jewish Health have been caring for miners and uranium industry workers for more than 25 years.
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National Jewish Health Named #1 Respiratory Hospital

July 17, 2012

National Jewish Health has been named the best respiratory hospital in the nation for the 15th consecutive year, in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of America’s Best Hospitals.
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16th Annual National Jewish Health New York Golf Outing Raises $350,000 for Asthma Treatment and Research

July 9, 2012

The 16th annual National Jewish Health New York Golf Outing raised $350,000 for The Fund to Cure Asthma at National Jewish Health, the number one respiratory hospital in the nation. The event took place July 9 at Fresh Meadow Country Club in Lake Success, N.Y.
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Health Recommendations for Wildfire Smoke

July 3, 2012

Health advice for those exposed to wildfire smoke.
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Health Recommendations for Wildfire Smoke

July 3, 2012

Smoke from forest and grass fires contains particles that can irritate eyes, throat and lungs. These can be bothersome to many people, but especially so to those with compromised lungs.
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Severe Reactions to Food More Common than Thought in Young Children

June 25, 2012

food allergy, milk allergy, egg allergy, peanut allergy, allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, Consortium of Food Allergy Research, David Fleischer, Dan Atkins, National Jewish Health, Denver, Colorado
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Richard Schierburg Begins Tenure as Chair of National Jewish Health Board of Directors

June 25, 2012

National Jewish Health welcomed new leadership on January, 25, 2012, as Richard A. Schierburg began his tenure as Chair of the Board of Directors. He succeeds outgoing chair, Thomas Gart, who will continue to serve on the Board.
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National Jewish Health Kunsberg Classic Features Dinner at Shanahan’s and Golf at The Sanctuary

June 22, 2012

For the second year in a row, golfers from across the nation will gather in Denver in early August for the National Jewish Health Kunsberg Classic at The Sanctuary and Shanahan’s. The golf event will raise funds for Kunsberg School, a tuition-free day school at National Jewish Health, serving 90 chronically ill students in kindergarten through eighth grade.
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Gala Honoring Carlos Chacon and Mark Levinson Raises Over $300,000 for National Jewish Health

June 20, 2012

More than 370 guests honored the philanthropic efforts of Carlos Chacon and Mark Levinson while raising $300,000 for National Jewish Health at the Los Angeles Black and White Ball.
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Plano Residents Nesa and Larry Anders Honored at “Bella Sera” on June 20

June 20, 2012

Plano Residents Nesa and Larry Anders Honored at “Bella Sera” on June 20. Cocktail Event Supported National Jewish Health, Nation’s Number One Respiratory Hospital
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Lifelong Texans Nesa and Larry Anders Honored at “Bella Sera” on June 20

June 20, 2012

Nesa and Larry Anders were honored for their service and commitment to Texas at the third annual Bella Sera reception on June 20 at the Gleneagles Country Club in Plano. The event benefited the nation’s number one respiratory hospital, National Jewish Health.
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Nesa and Larry Anders Honored at National Jewish Health “Bella Sera”

June 20, 2012

Nesa and Larry Anders were honored at the annual National Jewish Health “Bella Sera” reception on June 20. The third annual event, which took place at the Gleneagles Country Club in Plano, benefited the nation’s number one respiratory hospital, National Jewish Health.
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Trial Seeks to Sniff out Lung Cancer

June 19, 2012

National Jewish Health and Metabolomx are working to identify exactly what dogs smell in a cancer patient’s breath and how that information might be used to detect lung cancer.
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Tax Credit for Contributions to Kunsberg School Becomes Law

June 8, 2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into law a bill that grants a state tax credit for contributions to hospital-based facility schools such as the Kunsberg School for chronically ill children at National Jewish Health.
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Breath of Life Celebrity Golf Classic 2012

June 3, 2012

Academy Award-winner Joe Pesci, actor Christopher Knight and a host of other talented celebrities will attend the June 3 and 4 “Breath of Life Celebrity Golf Classic” hosted by music legend Tommy DeVito and friends. The event benefits National Jewish Health, ranked the nation’s number one respiratory hospital for 14 consecutive years.
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National Jewish Health Named Four-Star Charity

June 1, 2012

National Jewish Health has received its fourth consecutive four-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s premier independent evaluator of charities.
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Joe Pesci, Desi Arnaz Jr., and Other Celebrities Attend Las Vegas “Breath of Life Celebrity Golf Classic”

June 1, 2012

Joe Pesci, Desi Arnaz Jr., and Other Celebrities Attend Las Vegas “Breath of Life Celebrity Golf Classic” Event Raises Funds to Support National Jewish Health, Nation’s Number One Respiratory Hospital
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New York AIR Society Event Raises More Than $370,000 to Support National Jewish Health

May 30, 2012

Peter G. Riguardi, president of the New York region of Jones Lang LaSalle and one of the Tri-State Region’s most influential real estate executives, was honored at the 21st annual New York AIR Society “The Sky’s The Limit” benefit.
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Peter G. Riguardi To Be Honored at the National Jewish Health New York AIR Society “The Sky’s The Limit” Benefit

May 17, 2012

Peter G. Riguardi, President of the New York region of Jones Lang LaSalle, will be honored at the annual New York AIR Society “The Sky’s The Limit” cocktail reception.
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New York AIR Society Event in Tribeca Supports Nation’s Number One Respiratory Hospital

May 15, 2012

Peter G. Riguardi, President of the New York region of Jones Lang LaSalle and one of the Tri-State Region’s most influential real estate executives, will be honored at the annual New York AIR Society “The Sky’s The Limit” benefit on May 17.
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Carlos Chacon and Mark Levinson to Be Honored at Beverly Hills Black-Tie Gala

May 15, 2012

Carlos L. Chacon, Senior Vice President in Commercial Credit Administration for Union Bank, and Mark Levinson, attorney and shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will each receive the National Jewish Health Humanitarian Award for their professional and philanthropic efforts.
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Trial Combines Biomarkers and Imaging Seeks to Detect Lung Cancer

May 1, 2012

National Jewish Health is seeking to refine and improve lung-cancer screening by combining a blood test with CT imaging to detect disease earlier and more effectively.
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National Jewish Health Among First to Offer Novel Asthma Treatment

April 30, 2012

The Alair® Bronchial Thermoplasty System was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Adult patients who suffer from severe persistent asthma that is not well controlled with inhaled corticosteroids and long acting beta agonists, the current standard-of-care treatments, will be eligible for the procedure.
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Hoops & Hoopla Raises $111,000 for Kunsberg School

April 30, 2012

More than 350 guests at Hoops & Hoopla, presented by Greiner Electric, raised $111,000 on March 31 to benefit Kunsberg School for chronically ill children at National Jewish Health
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Bacteria Subverts Immune Response to Aid Infection

April 26, 2012

Listeria, one of the most deadly causes of bacterial food poisoning, subverts a normally protective immune response to spread its infection more effectively, according to new research.
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New Genetic Mechanism of Immune Deficiency Discovered

April 20, 2012

Researchers at National Jewish Healthy have discovered a mutation in the gene Unc119, which causes an immune deficiency known as CD4 lymphopenia.
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Dr. Nabeel Hamzeh Awarded $80,000 for Sarcoidosis Research

April 10, 2012

Nabeel Hamzeh, MD, assistant professor of medicine at National Jewish Health, has recieved an American Thoracic Society/Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research grant, which will will support Dr. Hamzeh’s research into the role of antioxidant therapy for this devastating lung disease.
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Del Archuleta and Gov. Garrey Carruthers Honored at Dinner Benefiting National Jewish Health

April 3, 2012

Adelmo “Del” Archuleta, CEO of Molzen Corbin, and former Gov. Garrey Carruthers were honored for their contributions to New Mexico on April 23 at the 30th annual New Mexico Spirit of Achievement Award Dinner.
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Former New Mexico Governor Garrey Carruthers and Molzen-Corbin CEO Del Archuleta To Be Honored

April 3, 2012

Two of New Mexico’s most distinguished philanthropists, former New Mexico Governor Garrey Carruthers and Mollzen Corbin CEO Ardelmo “Del” Archuleta, will be honored at the 30th annual New Mexico Spirit of Achievement Award Dinner
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National Jewish Health Appoints John F. Zwetchkenbaum, MD, CPI, as National Trustee

April 3, 2012

National Jewish Health announces the appointment of John F. Zwetchkenbaum, MD, CPI, as a member of its Council of National Trustees.
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Virus Protects Against Lupus

April 2, 2012

To the surprise of investigating researchers, an animal model of Epstein Barr virus protected lupus-prone mice against development of the autoimmune disease.
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Overweight Children Less Responsive to Asthma Medications

April 1, 2012

Being overweight may affect how children respond to asthma medication, according to researchers at National Jewish Health.
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Bronchoscopy Can Guide Effective Treatment for Refractory Asthma

March 24, 2012

Using a bronchoscope to visually examine the airways and collect fluid and tissue can help guide effective therapy for difficult-to-treat asthma patients.
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Purchase and Development of Gove Middle School Property

March 23, 2012

Latest news and frequently asked questions about the National Jewish Health Purchase and development of the Gove Middle School property.
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Ninth Annual Hoops & Hoopla to Benefit Kunsberg School for Chronically Ill Children

March 22, 2012

Sports lovers and supporters of National Jewish Health will gather March 31 for the ninth annual Hoops & Hoopla? fundraising event presented by Greiner Electric. Proceeds from the event go to Kunsberg School, a free kindergarten through eighth grade school for chronically ill children on the National Jewish Health campus.
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Ninth Annual Hoops & Hoopla at Sports Authority Field at Mile High to Benefit Kunsberg School

March 22, 2012

Sports lovers and supporters of National Jewish Health will gather on the East Club Level at Sports Authority Field on Saturday for the ninth annual Hoops & Hoopla? men’s college basketball championship semifinal fundraising event presented by Greiner Electric.
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Nearly $450,000 Raised for National Jewish Health at Financial Industries Dinner

March 22, 2012

More than 700 leaders of New York’s financial industries gathered on March 13 to honor Joseph Pollicino Jr., Senior Vice President and Regional Manager of Wells Fargo Bank, NA, at the 35th annual Financial Industries Dinner. The event at the New York Hilton raised nearly $450,000 for the nation’s #1 respiratory hospital, National Jewish Health.
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National Jewish Health Receives Grant to Improve Care of Asthma Patients in the San Luis Valley

March 18, 2012

National Jewish Health has received a grant for $950,308 from GlaxoSmithKline to improve care of asthma patients in Colorado’s San Luis Valley with educational materials for patients and hands-on training for primary health care teams.
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Senator Daniel K. Inouye to Accept Distinguished Service Award at Beaux Arts Ball

March 1, 2012

National Jewish Health will honor U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, of Hawaii, with the Arthur B. Lorber Award for Distinguished Service at the Beaux Arts Ball “Salutes the Stars and Stripes” on March 10 at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver.
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Researchers Discover How Vitamin D Inhibits Inflammation

February 23, 2012

Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered specific molecular and signaling events by which vitamin D inhibits inflammation.
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Is That Sleepiness During Pregnancy Normal or a Sign of Sleep Apnea?

February 21, 2012

Most pregnant women complain of being tired. Some of them however, could be suffering more than normal fatigue associated with their pregnancy; they may have developed obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a periodic cessation of breathing during sleep.
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Joseph Pollicino, Jr., to Receive National Jewish Health Humanitarian Award at 35th Annual Financial Industries Dinner

February 14, 2012

Leaders of New York’s financial industries will gather on March 13 to honor Joseph Pollicino Jr., Senior Vice President and Regional Manager of Wells Fargo Bank, NA, at the 35th annual Financial Industries Dinner.
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Emmy-winning actress Tracey Conway to speak at March 29 luncheon about women’s heart and lung health

February 12, 2012

National Jewish Health, the nation’s #1 respiratory hospital, presents Emmy-winning actress and comedienne Tracey Conway as its speaker at the New Directions for Women luncheon on March 29 at Broken Sound Country Club in Boca Raton.
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National Jewish Health Receives Patent for Diagnostic Method of Autoimmune Chronic Urticaria

February 1, 2012

National Jewish Health has received a US patent for a method of detecting autoimmune chronic urticaria, which will help assure many patients that dramatic changes in lifestyle are not needed to treat the condition.
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Researchers Discover Method to Unravel Malaria’s Genetic Secrets

January 25, 2012

Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered a method to decipher the genes of the parasite that causes malaria.
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Beaux Arts Ball to Raise Funds for National Jewish Health and Veterans with Lung Disease

January 16, 2012

National Jewish Health will “Salute the Stars and Stripes” in patriotic 1940s style at the Beaux Arts Ball on March 10. A portion of the money raised will fund the research and treatment of lung disease and injuries that veterans may face as they return from overseas deployments.
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Quantitative CT Helps Identify COPD Patitients at Risk for Exacerbations

January 2, 2012

A computerized form of radiology, known as quantitative CT, can offer valuable prognostic information about COPD patients.
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