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January 2013


Over 4,000 Chemicals Could Be in Your Lungs


When a cigarette is lit, chemical compounds are created and ingested by smokers and non-smokers alike. Our QuitLogix Program has helped more than a quarter million people nationwide quit tobacco since its inception 10 years ago. Read more.

See what’s burning in our cigarette smoking infographic.

If you’re thinking about quitting, call 1.800.QUIT NOW (800.784.8669).

See what’s burning in our cigarette smoking infographic.


Coping While Quitting

Click here to watch video Quitting tobacco can feel like losing a best friend. Our tips for quitting can help you know what to expect and keep you moving forward.

Watch our video on coping skills.


Exciting Treatment Discoveries

Exciting Treatment DiscoveriesOur researchers have been busy this year with everything from discovering a new target for the treatment of peanut allergies to leading the charge for immune globulin therapy, which could be a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. See what else we’ve been up to in our 2012 Year in Review.


Turn Your Resolutions into Habits

Turn Your Resolutions into HabitsIt’s the most popular time of year to make resolutions for a healthier life. Learn how to motivate yourself so your resolutions stick.

Developing healthy habits.

Tips for keeping popular New Year's resolutions.


Singer Judy Collins Grateful for Care

Singer Judy Collins Grateful for Care The “gurgling” in her lungs should have been a warning. But in the fall of 1962, the 23-year-old folk singer was busy touring regularly. When diagnosed with tuberculosis, the obvious choice for treatment was National Jewish Health.

Read Judy Collins’ story.

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