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January 2016


Cut Sugar for 10 Days and Get Big Changes in Kids

It may take months to see changes from an eating plan, but new research shows that improvements from reducing sugar consumption in kids happen in just 10 days. When fructose was replaced with complex carbohydrates, researchers noticed dramatic improvements in key health indicators, including cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar levels. Learn more from Christine Cho, MD in the following video.

Watch: Child Obesity



Healthy Habits Prevent Weight Loss Sabotage

Pumpkin-Soup78x74.jpg Is healthy eating a goal on your list for the new year? Try chewing gum between meals and brushing your teeth earlier at night to avoid extra snacking. Read on for more easy suggestions from our expert dietitians.


Finding Answers for Teen Football Player

PS-Football.jpg Can you imagine being admitted to the hospital 155 times before the age of 13? That is the beginning of Isaiah Tarver's story. Read his whole journey from Virginia to Denver, and how he found answers that gave him back his health and his game.


Stay Active in the Cold, Even with Asthma


The dry, cold weather of winter can be a trigger for asthma attacks. You can prevent asthma attacks during winter physical activities by keeping asthma well-controlled, warming up before going outside and protecting breathing from cold air. Get more information here.


2015: Collaboration and Precision

Fall-Colds.jpg We are happy to share our 2015 Annual Report called Precision Medicine: What Makes You Different. It highlights some of our accomplishments through stories about patients we helped and discoveries we made. Here is the Annual Report for you to read.


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Are you ready to rock the house with National Jewish Health? Join us in Denver March 19, 2016, for the Beaux Arts Rock 'n' Roll Ball.


Clinical Trials

Do you or your child have Eczema? Our researchers are seeking participants for these clinical trials:

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