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April 2017


Are Fruits and Vegetables Making Your Mouth Itchy?

If your mouth or throat gets itchy when you eat apples, melons or a few other foods, you may have oral allergy syndrome (OAS). OAS is an allergic reaction to food proteins that are similar to those found in pollen. Find out which foods cause OAS and what you can do about it.

INFOGRAPHIC: Are Fruits and Veggies Making Your Mouth Itchy?


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Do You Know How to Survive Spring Allergies?

AllergySpring pollens can cause itchy eyes, runny nose, cough and breathing issues. Wearing a scarf on windy days and having someone else mow your lawn are just two ways to survive allergies. Get more tips from our experts to help you spring right through allergy season!

SLIDESHOW: Spring Allergy Survival Tips

Judy Refuses to Let Alpha 1 Control Her Life

JudyJudy Simon loves being with her family, traveling and selling ice cream. After being diagnosed with Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency, a genetic condition that prohibits production of an important blood protein, she was determined life would not be a rocky road.

READ: Judy's Story

Start the Day with a Berry and Yogurt Parfait

ParfaitIf you have five minutes, you can make this easy yogurt parfait! This recipe calls for Greek yogurt and fruit which gives a punch of protein, vitamins and antioxidants to breakfast or dessert without added sugar!

RECIPE: Greek Yogurt Parfait with Fresh Berries

New Tool Finds Hidden Infections That Trigger Asthma

AsthmaA cutting-edge molecular and analytical technique helped researchers at National Jewish Health to detect minute amounts of viral infection in seemingly healthy children. Their findings provide insights into the body’s response to the earliest stages of infections, the most common cause of asthma exacerbations.

READ: Insights into Asthma

Upcoming Events

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

May 1 Los Angeles Real Estate and Financial Services Breath of Life Golf Classic
Los Angeles, CA
May 17 San Antonio Humanitarian Award Luncheon
San Antonio, TX
May 18 New Mexico Spirit of Achievement Dinner
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Clinical Trials

Looking for Help With Breathing and Sleep Issues?

If you are interested in finding out if sleep affects your asthma or daytime functioning, we have sleep studies that are looking for adult and pediatric participants. Help us find answers to help you and others sleep better!

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