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Do You Know How to Prevent an Asthma Attack?


One in 12 people in the United States has asthma, and half of them will have an asthma attack this year. Learn what happens in the lungs during an asthma attack and how to prevent one.

INFOGRAPHIC: What Does an Asthma Attack Look Like?
 
Asthma Attack Infographic  

 
 

Thank Your Mom with a Heart-Healthy Recipe


SalmonHere’s a recipe that says, “We love you, Mom!” Grilled salmon and black beans over coconut rice is colorful, delicious, and full of heart-healthy omega-3s, protein, fiber and vitamin A. Watch the video below to learn more about women and heart disease.

RECIPE: Grilled Salmon with Black Beans & Coconut Rice

WATCH: Women & Heart Disease
 

Asthma Education Saved Amanda; Her Brother Starts Fundraiser


EthanWhen our doctors taught Amanda Grabel to use her inhaler correctly, she stopped needing emergency care for asthma attacks. Her brother wanted to thank us for saving her life, so he created a fundraiser to support our work. Help Ethan Grabel raise funds that support our pediatric care.

READ: Amanda's Story

Support Ethan's Fundraiser
 

What’s the Secret to Surviving Spring Allergies?


Allergy VideoTree pollens are the biggest allergen in the spring. According to Carah Santos, MD, allergist for National Jewish Health for Kids, the secret to surviving spring allergies is avoidance. In a new video, she suggests ways to leave allergens outside and provides other allergy tips.

WATCH: Don’t Bring Spring Allergens Inside
 

Do You Live in a Best or Worst Ozone City?


Polluted CityIf you have asthma, COPD, heart disease or diabetes, you especially need to protect your lungs from air pollution. Check out the new list of best and worst ozone cities and find out how to protect your lungs.

INFOGRAPHIC: Best & Worst Cities for Ozone Pollution
 

Upcoming Events

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

May 13 Walk With a Doc
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May 18 New Mexico Spirit of Achievement Dinner
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June 3 Los Angeles Black & White Ball
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Clinical Trials


Have Insomnia? Researchers Need Your Help to Study Sleep Issues

Our researchers are seeking answers and new treatments for people with sleep issues. Consider participating in a clinical trial.

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