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Cyndi Fonda

Hidden Lung Disease Identified During Knee Surgery Tests

A routine chest X-ray before Cyndi Fonda’s knee surgery found a lung infection called nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM), which can be fatal. NTM germs, found in soil and water, don’t affect most people, but Caucasian women may be more at risk. Read how Cyndi found treatment for her disease.



Meredith & Troy

Chef’s Secret to Grilled Chicken

Denver Chef Troy Guard shares his secret to seasoning grilled chicken with Meredith, a student at our Morgridge Academy. Cooking lessons are part of his Eat. Drink. Donate. campaign, which donates proceeds from Chef Troy’s TAG Restaurant Group.


Top Docs

Who Do Denver Doctors Trust to Treat their Loved Ones?

Denver’s 5280 Magazine recognized 21 National Jewish Health physicians as 2017 Top Doctors in pulmonary and cardiovascular disease, allergy and immunology, rheumatology, pediatric infectious disease and more. These Top Docs were named by 10,000 Denver doctors as the physicians trusted to treat themselves or loved ones.


Cucumber Boat

10 Quick & Healthy Lunch Ideas!

Healthy eating doesn’t have to be boring. Tired of bread sandwiches? Use a bell pepper to hold sandwich fixings. Add a little fun with protein and veggie kabobs on pretzel sticks. Check out more ideas to change up your family’s lunch routine at home, work and school.


NTM Infographic

Signs You May Have NTM

Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) is a serious lung disease that can be fatal. Who’s at risk? What are the symptoms? How can you get treatment? Get answers to these questions from our infographic.


in the news

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Walk With A Doc
Denver, CO September 9

NTM Lecture Series for Patients and Families
Denver, CO October 21

Rev The Runway
Denver, CO November 2

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clinical trials

Fighting Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) Skin Infections Clinical Trial

Do you have eczema? If you are age 18 to 60, you may qualify for an NIH sponsored clinical trial to see if an investigational lotion is safe and if the lotion reduces or even eliminates, bacteria that cause skin infections. Compensation provided for qualified participants. Learn more.

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