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February 2014

 
 

Athletes and Asthma


 
 

Is it really asthma? Athletes struggling to breathe may not have the asthma they’ve been diagnosed with. Continued shortness of breath despite the use of asthma medications could mean something else. Could athletes competing in the 2014 Sochi games be over-medicated and misdiagnosed?

INFOGRAPHIC: What condition mimics asthma?

 
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Winter Asthma Doesn’t Have to Get You Down


Jake-Cohn_78x74.jpgProfessional freestyle skier and patient Jake Cohn still soars over mountain cliffs despite his asthma. “Never say you can’t do something because of your asthma.” Meet Jake and let his tips for winter asthma help you, too.

How to manage asthma in winter


 

Win Tickets to the Beaux Arts Ball – Gatsby!


gatsby_thumbnail.jpgDo you know what the Roaring '20s were like at National Jewish Health? Test your knowledge of National Jewish Health in the 1920s and you could win tickets to the 2014 Beaux Arts Ball on Feb. 22 in Denver.

Learn more about how to participate

 
 

Catching Her Breath


Candace-Wollert_78x74.jpgCandace Wollert, a college track and field star, thought she had asthma. But one of our breathing specialists discovered she had an entirely different problem.

READ: How Candace got beyond the finish line

 

New Severe Pediatric Asthma Clinic


Girl_78x74.jpgFor kids and adolescents who have severe and recurring asthma, a different approach to helping them breathe better is needed. We understand what these children are going through, and specialists in our new clinic can help.

Pediatric Severe Asthma Clinic

 
 

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A cocktail reception benefiting National Jewish Health
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Beaux Arts Ball
A Gatsby affair benefiting National Jewish Health
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