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April 2013


Global Warming Making Allergies Worse


Have you already noticed a difference in your allergy symptoms this year? Global warming could be to blame. Researchers at National Jewish Health say global warming is causing plants to grow bigger and pollinate earlier.

Watch: How Global Warming Is Making Allergies Worse.

Global Warming Making Allergies Worse

New Advice for Food Allergies

Peanut-Butter-Spread-on-Bread_78x74.jpgNew recommendations from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology suggest carefully introducing highly allergenic foods to children 4-6 months of age. “If you introduce them early, it may actually prevent food allergy," says National Jewish Health pediatric allergist Dr. David Fleischer.

Infographic: Avoid Child Food Allergies.


A Food Allergy Miracle

PS-Jack-Littauer-2-78x74.jpg“It was absolute terror. He started wheezing, and he passed out,” recalls mother Kristy Littauer. Kristy and her husband, Fred, brought their son Jack to National Jewish Health to piece together the puzzle of how to keep him safe around food. By the time they left, the Littauers felt like a cloud had been lifted.

Watch: Jack’s Story.


Outsmart Spring Allergies

Bee-Flower_78x74.jpgReady or not, spring allergy season is here. Find out what you can do to lessen your misery before allergy symptoms hit. Be sure to check the daily pollen count in your area, too.

Infographic: Coping With Spring Allergies.



Beaux Arts 'Grand Court Ball' a Success

BAB-2013.jpgNational Jewish Health raised $2 million – including $470,000 for the Cancer Center – as more than 1,000 guests enjoyed a royally luxurious evening on March 9.

Read about the royal event.



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