It’s summer! More time outside, socializing with friends and hanging out at the pool all provide opportunities for exposure to insect stings and unlabeled food allergens. Be prepared to handle emergency allergic reactions with an epinephrine injection.
When a child is dealing with a chronic illness, the whole family can feel frightened and frustrated. Help your child express feelings and find outlets to do so to foster better health. Our pediatric behavioral health experts offer the following advice.
National Jewish Health and Saint Joseph Hospital (and its nonprofit parent, SCL Health), recently 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 in Colorado. The new hospital opens in Denver in December 2014.
Omega-3 fatty acids are important for memory and behavioral function. A good source of Omega-3s comes from fish. Get your daily boost with this new recipe from Chef Carlton, who is in his seventh year here as a Patient Room Service Cook.
Sharon believed she only had seven to 10 years to live after a diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Combined with her bipolar disorder, she went into a tailspin of depression. But then she saw our Dr. Fernández Pérez, who gave her a different diagnosis and a brand new outlook on life.
Miner’s Clinic Free screenings for current and retired miners Casper, WY
CT Chest & Blood Biomarker for Screening of Lung Cancer
Researchers at National Jewish Health are conducting a lung cancer screening study involving a CT scan and blood biomarker test. Smokers or former smokers between the ages of 50-75 who are at risk for developing lung cancer due to their smoking history are encouraged to enquire. Call a study coordinator directly at 303.398.1921 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.