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October 13, 2008 Asthma Experts Advise Pediatricians Pediatricians need to diagnose asthma earlier and identify allergy triggers if they want to achieve better outcomes with their asthma patients, according to allergy and asthma experts who spoke at an educational program sponsored by National Jewish Health.

October 13, 2008 Immunologists Kappler, Marrack Elected to Institute of Medicine National Jewish Health Immunologists Phillippa Marack and John Kappler have been elected to the Institute of Medicine

October 6, 2008 Family Air Care Launch Home owners, buyers and renters can now assure that their indoor environment is healthy and safe with an easy-to-use kit manufactured and serviced by the nation’s number one respiratory hospital, National Jewish Health. The Family Air Care Indoor Allergens and Mold Test Kit reports levels of the most common indoor allergens and a relative moldiness index. The product will be especially useful for millions of people with allergies and asthma, who can benefit from lower exposure to allergens and irritants in their environment.

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New Directions

      A Publication for the Friends of National Jewish Health


The Spring 2008 issue of New Directions is now available. Read about the new Minimally Invasive Diagnostic Center, a new test to find a hole in the heart, a weight-loss program recently launched by National Jewish Health, and more.



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     The Forum for Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer


In April 2008, National Jewish Health became the new home of Lung Cancer FrontiersTM. This publication for healthcare providers is dedicated to advancing knowledge about lung cancer, with an emphasis on early diagnosis and treatment.

View Issue 33/Spring 2008 (PDF)

View Issue 34/Summer 2008 (PDF)

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National Jewish Health in the News

Exploring Personalized Medicine (Audio)
-- Colorado Public Radio

Teaming up to Fight Food Allergies
-- 9News

When the Workplace Makes You Sick
-- New York Times

Mom's Diet Can Alter Genes
-- Washington Post

Asthma Meds Don't Work as Well in Obese Patients
-- U.S. News and World Report

Allergies to Worsen with Global Warming
-- KCNC News 4

Asthma and Allergies Could Start in the Womb
-- ABC News

Personalized Medicine -- Science Transforming LifeTM

In 2007, we embarked on a new chapter of our history here at National Jewish Health. Over the next 10 years we will seek to usher in a new era in medicine, one in which we move from a reactive trial-and-error method of practicing medicine to a proactive model of personalized, total healthcare. Our 2007 annual report outlines our efforts to achieve that goal.

2007 Annual Report (pdf - 5 MB)