National Jewish Health

A woman taking the breath test (credit: CBS)

National Jewish Health Developing Breath Test For Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer, and it’s often discovered too late to cure. But researchers at National Jewish Health in Denver may have found a new way to spot it earlier than ever.


Hazy sky in Denver Saturday morning from the smoke of the New Mexico wildfire (credit: CBS)

Smoke From New Mexico Fire Prompts Air Advisory Along Front Range

Haze shrouded the Front Range on Saturday as a massive wildfire in New Mexico has been sending smoke into Colorado skies.


Quinten Clark (credit: CBS)

Colorado Adds ‘Bubble Boy Disease’ To List Of Newborn Tests

When a baby is born in Colorado, a tiny blood sample from the heel is screened for 35 serious disorders. This year the state added what’s often called “Bubble Boy Disease” to its list of newborn tests.


Cooking Matters classes teach families how to prepare healthy meals (credit: CBS)

‘Project Change’ Hopes To Encourage Healthy Eating Habits

Researchers at National Jewish Health are hoping to prove that it’s never too late to change when it comes to healthy eating habits.


(credit: Victoria Blackwell from Lone Tree)

Wildfire Smoke Prompts Health Concerns

The smoke spread across much of the south metro area Monday from the Lower North Fork Fire prompted health concerns and some warnings that extended into Tuesday afternoon.


A student at Kunsberg School at National Jewish Health performes a nasal wash (credit: CBS)

CDC Issues Warning About Nasal Washes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and National Jewish Health in Colorado both have issued a warning about nasal washes after two people have died from using tap water to do their sinus rinse.


National Jewish Health sleep specialist Ann Cartwright (credit: CBS)

Some Pregnant Women Need To Get Tested For Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Pregnancy and exhaustion seem to go together, but being overly fatigued can signal a bigger problem for a mother and her baby.


Mold in Dontrael Starks and Tiffany Jones' home (credit: CBS)

Mold Chases Denver Family From Their Home After Clean-Up Job

A northeast Denver family is fighting for a healthy home. They had a mold clean-up job done in December, but say the mold still exists.


Kyle Laubenstein practices his breathing at National Jewish Health (credit: CBS)

Colorado Researchers Hope ‘Biofeedback’ Can Control Asthma

Can patients be trained to control their asthma? That’s what researchers are studying at National Jewish Health in Denver.


An asthma toolkit workbook from National Jewish Health (credit: CBS)

National Jewish Health Improves Care Of Low Income Patients With Asthma

Doctors and nurses at National Jewish Health are improving the care of low income patients with asthma.





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