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7/14/2014 - National Jewish Health Named #2 Respiratory Hospital in the Nation

National Jewish Health has been named the #2 respiratory hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2014-15 ranking of leading hospitals in the nation. National Jewish Health has ranked #1 or #2 in the US News pulmonology rankings in all 18 years that the magazine has evaluated pulmonology care. National Jewish Health and University of Colorado Hospital have been ranked together since 2011.

7/8/2014 - Wet Wraps Cut Need For Drugs In Kids With Eczema

The number of children with atopic dermatitis, often referred to as eczema, is on the rise. Some estimate that one in five children in the U.S. now suffers from the painful, itchy skin condition. In an effort to control their symptoms, many children are prescribed powerful medications like immunosuppressants or topical steroids.

7/3/2014 - Researchers Learn How Beryllium Causes Deadly Lung Disease

Using exquisitely detailed maps of molecular shapes and the electrical charges surrounding them, researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered how the metal beryllium triggers a deadly immune response in the lungs.

6/30/2014 - National Jewish Health Provides Tele-ICU Services for Banner Health

National Jewish Health has contracted with Banner Health to provide remote, electronic intensive care services for 21 Banner Health hospitals across the Western United States. From a room on the main campus in Denver, National Jewish Health intensive-care experts use a suite of electronic resources to monitor seriously ill patients and provide guidance on their care. They join two other teams, in Phoenix and Los Angeles, on the Banner Telehealth team.

6/25/2014 - Hospitals Complete Joint Operating Agreement

National Jewish Health, known worldwide for its treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders; Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver’s largest private teaching hospital, and its nonprofit parent, SCL Health, today announced that they have signed an operating agreement to create and jointly own a new entity that will expand and enhance high-quality, affordable health care for patients and families.

6/4/2014 - 32nd Annual Spirit of Achievement Dinner Honors Six New Mexico Citizens for Community Contributions

More than 250 people gathered on May 22 to honor six outstanding New Mexicans for their contributions of time, talents and resources at the 32nd annual New Mexico Spirit of Achievement Awards Dinner. The event was held at the Embassy Suites Hotel Albuquerque and raised more than $45,000 for the nation’s leading respiratory hospital, National Jewish Health, bringing the amount raised since the inception of the dinner to well over $1 million.

5/29/2014 - ‘Cocktails with Class’ Raises More Than $40,000 for Chronically Ill Students at Morgridge Academy at National Jewish Health

More than 200 people attending the inaugural Cocktails with Class on May 17 raised over $40,000 to benefit the Morgridge Academy, a free, unique kindergarten through eighth-grade day school for chronically ill children located on the campus of National Jewish Health. Cocktails with Class guests enjoyed panoramic views of the Denver skyline from DaVita World Headquarters’ spacious penthouse terrace, 14 stories above the 16th Street Mall.


 

5/29/2014 - Clinical Trial Results Signal an Advance for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

DENVER - After a string of failed clinical trials in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, the results from studies of two experimental medications signal progress in the treatment of this deadly disease, according to researchers at National Jewish Health and around the nation. The trial results were presented May 18 at the 2014 American Thoracic Society annual conference and simultaneously published online in the New England Journal of Medicine.

5/21/2014 - Los Angeles Real Estate and Financial Services Industries Raise More Than $100,000 for Nation’s Leading Respiratory Hospital

The 22nd annual Los Angeles Real Estate and Financial Services Breath of Life Golf Classic on May 5 raised more than $100,000 for the nation’s leading respiratory hospital, National Jewish Health. The tournament has raised more than $1 million for National Jewish Health since its inception.

5/19/2014 - Vitamin D Fails to Help Asthma Patients

Researchers at National Jewish Health and across the nation found that supplemental vitamin D did not help patients with low vitamin D blood levels and symptomatic asthma.

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