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October 2013


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With so many options available this year to prevent the spread of influenza, which one is the best and why? Become educated about the new types of flu vaccine—including an egg-allergy-safe version from caterpillar cells—and learn how to prevent the spread of infection.

INFOGRAPHIC: Which Flu Vaccine Is Right for You? 


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INFOGRAPHIC: Which flu vaccine is right for you?


Millions Misdiagnosed With Asthma

WATCH: Could you have the wrong diagnosis?One out of four patients is either misdiagnosed or under-diagnosed with asthma, according to doctors at National Jewish Health. "Asthma” often is used as an umbrella term to describe a wide variety of breathing disorders. Many other conditions can mimic asthma.

WATCH: Could You Have the Wrong Diagnosis?


Worst Cities for Fall Allergies

Worst Cities for Fall AllergiesAre you exercising in one of the worst cities for fall allergies? Don’t let your city, or your allergies, get in the way of feeling great. Learn whether where you live affects your health or breathing problems.

Check Whether Your City Made the List


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for National Jewish Health

Help National Jewish Health continue its world-class care and research by lending us a helping hand. Right now, you can join our Helping Hands Drive with a donation of $5 or more.

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Bronchial Thermoplasty
for Severe Asthma

Breathe More Easily With BT For people who still struggle with asthma despite using inhalers and oral medication, bronchial thermoplasty (BT) may be the answer they’re looking for. Dr. Michael Wechsler, director of the Asthma Program at National Jewish Health, reported five-year data showing extended benefits and improved quality of life as a result of this new procedure.

Breathe More Easily With BT


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New Directions for Women Luncheon
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This month’s topic: lung cancer screening.
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