Indigent patients at National Jewish Health have received an early holiday gift: a permanent endowment established to pay for their care thanks to the generosity of the late Samuel Gluck of Southfield, who left a bequest to create the Fannie Gluck and Katy Bodansky Endowment for Indigent Care.
National Jewish Health has established a new Cancer Center, which will focus on diagnosing and treating lung cancer.
Researchers at National Jewish Health have discovered that a naturally occurring lipid in the lung can prevent RSV infection and inhibit spread of the virus after an infection is established.
Jonathan L. Mechanic, Chairman of the Real Estate Department at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, was the evening's honoree as he was presented the National Jewish Health® 2009 Humanitarian Award
National Jewish Health employees donated more than 1,200 pounds of food and nearly $700 in donations to benefit local families. National Jewish Health used the occasion of its 110th anniversary and holiday celebration to host the food drive for the Food Bank of the Rockies and Volunteers of America.
One hundred and ten years ago today (Dec. 11), the National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives opened its doors on the corner of Colfax Avenue and Colorado Boulevard. The brainstorm of a remarkable woman named Frances Wisebart Jacobs and a young rabbi named William Friedman, the hospital was created to serve indigent people suffering from tuberculosis.
National Jewish Health celebrates its 110th anniversary today and tomorrow with a healthcare and leadership symposium featuring keynote addresses by Colorado Governor Bill Ritter and Duke Energy President, CEO and Chairman James Rogers.
The holidays are a great time to celebrate with friends, family and co-workers, but all that celebrating can make it difficult to eat healthy. National Jewish Health Dietician Carrie Gleeksman offers the following tips to help keep you from over indulging this holiday season.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, commonly referred to as GERD or acid reflux, is a condition in which the liquid content of the stomach regurgitates (backs up or refluxes) into the esophagus giving the feeling of heartburn.
Even though freezing temperatures bring an end to seasonal pollen allergies, millions of people suffer from indoor allergies because of the time spent indoors during cool weather.