Five-Year Old Donates
During treatment for her eczema, she made many trips to the "Prize Closet" for a special toy that made being in the hospital a little more fun. She wants other kids to have the same memorable experience. Read about how she asked for donations instead of presents for her birthday. Lucie's Story
Helping One Family
Back to Health
Asthma and food allergies were keeping Rebecca Aguirre and her children, Bayleigh and Colin, from doing the things they enjoy. After receiving care at National Jewish Health, they have peace of mind and are able to bike, swim and run again. The Aguirre’s Story.
Jaxon Was Stuck in a
Cycle of Eczema Flare-Ups
Jaxon and his family came to National Jewish Health when topical steroids stopped working on his skin. Our pediatric team taught them how to use the soak-and-seal method to control his eczema symptoms and help him live a normal life.
Read Jaxon's story.
Saving Laurie’s Life
Laurie Cahill could not believe it when she was told that her breathing problems were caused by an autoimmune rheumatic disease. Learn how Aryeh Fischer, MD, connected autoimmune and lung disease expertise to make this life-saving diagnosis.
Read Laurie's Story
The Right Place at the
Right Time Saved His Life
Dean Hutto had heard about National Jewish Health, but before he was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis in 2011, he'd never needed our help. He credits the experts at National Jewish Health for finding the right diagnosis and prescribing treatment at the right, life-saving time. Dean's journey
Life Saved by Clinical
Ed Duncan was given a death sentence 10 years ago – idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). His doctor said most IPF patients die within five years because there is no cure or medications. Ed decided to participate in a clinical trial for two new medications. That decision saved his life.
Read Ed’s story
Has Been a Lifesaver’
Zach Eighmy’s mother, Jamie, knew that he wouldn’t be able to attend a regular school due to his chronic health issues. They were relieved to find the National Jewish Health Morgridge Academy for chronically ill children, where Zach is thriving. Read Zach's story
Can Hair Products Cause COPD?
Kenn Martin spent his career traveling the world styling hair at runway shows and on movie sets for stars, models and fashion’s elite. When he was 58 years old, Kenn learned that those years had taken a toll on his lungs. Now, with help from "George," he is seeing the world in a new way. How Kenn Martin Became Active Again
CT Scan Saved Nadine’s Life
When Nadine Cochran had a CT scan for a gastrointestinal condition called diverticulitis, she had no idea she would end up at National Jewish Health where doctors would work together to save her life. Read Nadine’s story