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November 2016


Patients Out of Options Found Answers Here

What do you do when you are allergic to the very medicine that’s supposed to help you? Where do you turn when years of treatment don’t make you feel better? Meet Caleb, Jerry and Adam, each of whom struggled with life-threatening health issues before finding National Jewish Health. They came here as a last resort, and found doctors and researchers who listened and found answers that changed their lives.

Watch Caleb, Jerry and Adam Find Answers



Calm Winter’s Itchy Skin with 10 Tips

EczemaHave you noticed that your skin gets dry and itchy during the winter? If you have atopic dermatitis, a form of eczema, winter can make it much worse. Tips include avoiding clothing that irritates the skin and maintaining a steady humidity level at home. Get more tips that can reduce winter’s effect on skin.

10 Winter Eczema Tips

Ready to Conquer Tobacco?

Cigarette Have you been waiting for the right time to quit smoking? Setting a quit date is the first step, so why not join thousands who plan to quit during the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 17? Quitting tobacco is the most important change you can make for your health and your loved ones.

Get Help to Quit Tobacco 


Double Your Impact on #GivingTuesday

GivingSupport National Jewish Health on #GivingTuesday and double the impact of your gift. As part of our fall matching gift campaign, the Johnny Carson Foundation will match all gifts to National Jewish Health up to $300,000. Join the #GivingTuesday global movement.

Give on #GivingTuesday


Get a Holiday Recipe Makeover!

RecipeDo you have a holiday recipe that you wish was more nutritious? Our dietitians have offered recipe makeovers for two desserts and two side dishes. Use the form in the link below, and submit your recipe by Nov. 10. Watch the December newsletter for the new and improved recipes! Try these ingredient substitutions today.

Submit Your Recipe

INFOGRAPHIC: Love Your Recipes

Upcoming Events

Support National Jewish Health in your community. Find out when we will be in your area.

Oct 13

Great American Smokeout


Nov 17

Colorado Gives Day


Dec 10

A Winter’s Eve
New York, NY

Join a Walk With A Doc event near you!

Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11

As we pause to remember American veterans and their families, we ask you to honor Marine Sgt. Thomas Joseph Sullivan. In Iraq, Sgt. Sullivan was exposed to dust, burn pits and chemicals, and later died. Read how his family created the Sergeant Sullivan Fund to provide for men and women returning from military service overseas who are struggling to breathe.

Read Sgt. Sullivan’s story


Genetic Study Seeking Participants!

We are recruiting both individuals with sarcoidosis and healthy controls to be a part of a genetic study. The study involves a one-time visit during which the participant will fill out a questionnaire and have a low-volume blood draw. Compensation will be provided. For more information, please contact research coordinator Sarah Schrock at 303.270.2867 or

Search all clinical research studies.



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