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February 2016

 
 
 
 

Trouble Breathing? Check Your Heart


When we have trouble breathing, most of us think of the lungs. It's true; respiratory problems are often in the lungs. But when the heart isn't working right, it can affect breathing too. Find out why, and learn which common conditions are caused by this relationship.

INFOGRAPHIC: What's the Connection?


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Winter Allergies? Or Is It Skier's Nose?


Pumpkin-Soup78x74.jpg A runny nose during outdoor activities can make you wonder if you have a new allergy. This condition is called skier's nose, or cold-induced rhinitis, and it is a reaction to cold air. Find out what our experts say you can do to keep feeling good this winter.

 

Best Heart 'Medicine' Is Free


Heart-Hand.jpg Exercise has been shown to reduce heart attack, stroke and hypertension. Learn more about the surprising benefits of exercise and other heart health tips from our Dr. Andrew Freeman.

 
 

Meatless Monday Recipes


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Here are three delicious recipes that can help you meet the new government dietary guidelines that include eating more vegetables.

 

Doubling Lou Ann's Life Expectancy


Fall-Colds.jpg Lou Ann Langley never smoked a day in her life, so she was shocked when a CT scan for a broken bone revealed lung cancer. When doctors discovered that her cancer had a specific genetic mutation, her life expectancy doubled. Read Lou Ann's incredible story.

 
 

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Join Us for the 2016 Beaux Arts Ball on March 19, 2016
The Beaux Arts Ball, presented by the Morgridge Family Foundation, is one of the most anticipated social galas in Denver, raising more than $2 million to support National Jewish Health. This year guests will party their way through the history of rock 'n' roll with live music performances, dancing and more.
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Clinical Trials

Are You an Asthmatic of African American Descent?

Is your asthma out of control despite using the usual asthma medications? Do you need frequent rescue from coughing, wheezing and interrupted sleep? National Jewish Health is performing a study looking at why some asthmatics of African American ancestry do not respond to usual asthma treatments. If you are five years of age or older, a non-smoker and use inhaled asthma medications but don't get complete relief, then you may qualify. Asthma tests and financial compensation provided to qualified participants. Please call the Felt Lab at 303.398.1443. Study Flyer

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