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12/31/2004 - Breast-Cancer Cells Low in Protein Found to Suppress Growth

Breast-cancer cells have low to nonexistent levels of a protein that National Jewish researchers at have found inhibits cell proliferation.

12/31/2004 - Rising Tobacco Costs Bring Extra Incentive to Call Colorado Quitline

The 2005 New Year will bring added incentive for Colorado residents to kick the tobacco habit -- the rising cost of tobacco. On January 1, 2005, the price of a pack of cigarettes will rise 64 cents. But the Colorado Quitline, a tobacco-cessation counseling service, will remain free.

11/30/2004 - National Jewish President and CEO Announces Retirement Plans

Lynn M. Taussig, M.D., today announced his intention to retire in January 2006.

8/31/2004 - National Jewish Launches Ohio Tobacco Quit Line

The National Jewish tobacco cessation program now offers free and confidential help kicking the tobacco habit in four states.

8/31/2004 - Lung Function Worsens for Some Children with Asthma

About one quarter of children in a long-term study of mild to moderate asthma suffered a significant loss of lung function over the course of four to six years.

8/31/2004 - Even Children with Mild Asthma Can Lose Lung Function

About one quarter of children in a long-term study of mild to moderate asthma suffered a significant loss of lung function over the course of four to six years.

7/14/2004 - National Jewish Named Top Respiratory Hospital for Seventh Time

For the seventh consecutive year, National Jewish has been named the top respiratory hospital in the nation.

6/18/2004 - Protein Stops Blood-Vessel Growth, Holds Promise as Cancer Therapy

Researchers at National Jewish have identified a protein that inhibits the formation of new blood vessels. The findings suggest that fibulin-5 may one day be an effective cancer therapy.

6/17/2004 - Scientists Learn How Adjuvant Makes Vaccines Effective

Eighty years after adjuvants were first used to boost the effectiveness of vaccines, National Jewish researchers have finally begun to understand how they work.

6/14/2004 - National Jewish Recognized for Commitment to Patient Safety

National Jewish has been accredited by the Partnership for Human Research Protection (PHRP), a new program that seeks to protect the safety and rights of participants in clinical trials and research programs.

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