Mental Health Affects Ability to Quit Smoking
Researchers at National Jewish Health have found tobacco quitline participants who identified as having mental health conditions and/or recent emotional challenges are significantly less likely to successfully quit smoking than those without mental health conditions.
National Jewish Health Named #2 Respiratory Hospital in the Nation
National Jewish Health has been named the #2 respiratory hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2015-16 ranking of leading hospitals in the United States.
National Jewish Health Receives $1M Donation for Palliative Care Program
The Daniels Fund has donated $1 million to advance National Jewish Health palliative care services.
National Jewish Health Named FARE Clinical Network Center of Excellence
The FARE Clinical Network is a new initiative that aims to accelerate the development of drugs for patients with food allergies as well as improve the quality of care for this serious illness.
Millions of Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease
More than half of long-term smokers and ex-smokers who are considered disease-free because they passed lung-function tests have respiratory-related impairments when more closely evaluated. Many of those people likely have the earliest stages of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, an incurable progressive disease (COPD) that is the third leading cause of death in the United States.