Acetaminophen Safe for Use in Children with Asthma
Children with asthma who take acetaminophen for fever and pain relief suffer no more exacerbations than those taking ibuprofen, according to research at National Jewish Health and other institutions in the AsthmaNet national research network. The study was funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is being published in the August 18, 2016, New England Journal of Medicine.
National Jewish Health Night & Day Golf Classic Raises $210,000
Two of Denver’s most exclusive venues opened their doors to host the National Jewish Health Night & Day Golf Classic presented by RE/MAX and sponsored by Shanahan’s. Shanahan’s steakhouse and Sanctuary golf course welcomed 180 National Jewish Health supporters, who helped raise $210,000 for Morgridge Academy for chronically ill children, a free K-8 day school on the campus of National Jewish Health and the only school of its kind in the country.
National Jewish Health Physicians Recognized for Excellence
Twenty-one National Jewish Health physicians were named "Top Doctors" in the 2016 list of Denver-area physicians published by 5280 Magazine. Top doctors are those named most often by more than 10,000 Denver metro-area doctors who were asked, specialty by specialty, which physicians they would trust to treat themselves or a loved one.
National Jewish Health Respiratory Care Recognized by U.S. News & World Report
National Jewish Health has been named the #2 respiratory hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its 2016-17 ranking of leading hospitals in the United States. National Jewish Health has ranked #1 or #2 in the U.S. News pulmonology rankings in all 20 years that the magazine has evaluated pulmonary care.
Dr. Carah Santos Joins National Jewish Health for Kids
Allergist/Immunologist Carah Santos, MD, has joined the nationally renowned National Jewish Health for Kids faculty. Dr. Santos will see patients suffering from asthma, allergies, atopic dermatitis and other immune related conditions.
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