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Beaux Arts Ball Raises $1.9 Million to Benefit National Jewish Health

February 26, 2015

The 2015 Beaux Arts Ball, presented by the Morgridge Family Foundation, raised more than $1.9 million to support National Jewish Health.

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National Jewish Health To Study Marijuana and Sleep

February 23, 2015

“There is almost no reliable scientific knowledge about how marijuana is used for sleep disorders and if it is effective,” said Dr. Bowler, professor of medicine at National Jewish Health. “We expect this study to fill a significant gap in our knowledge about marijuana use and effects.”

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Mount Sinai—National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute Host IPF Meetings

February 20, 2015

The Mount Sinai – National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute will host the successful education program “Best Practices in Caring for Patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis” in the greater New York City area.
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Four Prominent Couples Honored at Beaux Arts Ball

February 19, 2015

Lindsey and Stanton Dodge, Dianne Eddolls and Glenn Jones, Elaine and Noel Ginsburg, and Elaine and Kevin Kauffman will be Grand Marshals Feb. 21, 2015, at A Wickedly Beaux Arts Ball, which will raise funds to support research, care and education at National Jewish Health.

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A Wickedly Beaux Arts Ball Will Land in Denver February 21

February 12, 2015

A Wickedly Beaux Arts Ball will feature witches, wands and magic while benefiting National Jewish Health on February 21, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. 

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Diabetes Drug Spurs Host Defense

February 11, 2015

Pioglitazone, a medication approved for treatment of type 2 diabetes, can help bypass genetic defects in chronic granulomatous disease to help white blood cells fight bacterial infections, according to researchers at National Jewish Health. 

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Morgridge Academy Students Publish Book

February 9, 2015

As part of a class assignment, 13 middle school students from Morgridge Academy for chronically ill students on the campus of National Jewish Health were asked to write a story that defines who they are. Their stories exploring medical, societal and personal challenges, as well as goals and dreams, have been published in a book, “Everything is a Song: Our Stories.”

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Academy Awards with Elton, Pro Cycling, Fast Cars and a Tuscany Trip Featured in Auction at A Wickedly Beaux Arts Ball

February 3, 2015

Attendees at A Wickedly Beaux Arts Ball will bid for the chance to enjoy luxury packages that include viewing the 2016 Academy Awards with Elton John, vacationing at a luxurious 16th century Tuscan estate, experiencing the USA Pro Challenge cycling race up close and personal, and driving exotic sports cars at the High Plains Raceway.

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National Jewish Health Immunologists Win Wolf Prize for Research

January 30, 2015

National Jewish Health immunologists Philippa Marrack, PhD, and John Kappler, PhD, have been awarded the Wolf Prize in Medicine, an international honor that recognizes researchers at the top of their field. 

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One Millionth Person Seeking to Quit Tobacco Contacts National Jewish Health

January 22, 2015

The National Jewish Health QuitLogix tobacco-cessation program reached a major milestone in mid-January, when it was contacted by the one millionth person interested in its quitline services. National Jewish Health is the largest nonprofit provider of tobacco-cessation services in the nation, serving 14 state quitlines and numerous businesses and health plans.

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