5/3/2016

Parental Caregivers Lose Sleep when Children have Chronic Illness

Parental Caregivers Lose Sleep when Children have Chronic IllnessParents of children with atopic dermatitis, asthma or on ventilator assistance report poor sleep quality, insomnia and chronic sleep disruption, according to researchers at National Jewish Health. In total, caregivers of children with these chronic illnesses average about an hour less sleep per night than caregivers of healthy children.

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4/11/2016

Record Numbers at HOOPS and Hoopla

Event Raises $146,000 for School for Chronically Ill Children at National Jewish HealthThe college men’s semi-final basketball games may not have been the nail-biters most like to see this time of year, but HOOPS & Hoopla benefiting Morgridge Academy at National Jewish Health added the “wow” factor. The event kept more than 420 fans entertained as they raised $146,000 for the unique, free day school for chronically ill children located on the campus of National Jewish Health. Held on April 2, 2016, HOOPS & Hoopla was presented by Greiner Electric.

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3/31/2016

Beaux Arts Rock ‘N’ Roll Ball Raises Over $2 Million to Benefit National Jewish Health

Beaux Arts Ball 2016The 2016 Beaux Arts Ball presented by Morgridge Family Foundation raised over $2 million to support National Jewish Health on Saturday, March 19. More than 1,200 guests partied to rock’s greatest hits at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center.

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3/22/2016

Albert Spada, of Santander Bank, Honored at the New York Financial Industries Dinner

spada-thumbnail.jpgAlbert Spada, of Santander Bank, received the National Jewish Health Humanitarian Award at the 39th Annual Financial Industries Dinner in New York, which raised nearly $480,000 for National Jewish Health.

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3/21/2016

Vitamin D Mechanism in Corticosteroid-Resistant Asthma Discovered

Vitamin DCorticosteroids are the most widely used controller medication for asthma, but are ineffective in up to 40 percent of asthma patients. Researchers at National Jewish Health report that vitamin D inhibits the development of steroid resistance in cell cultures and a mouse model of asthma.

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