Parental Caregivers Lose Sleep when Children have Chronic Illness
Parents 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.
Record Numbers at HOOPS and Hoopla
The 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.
Beaux Arts Rock ‘N’ Roll Ball Raises Over $2 Million to Benefit National Jewish Health
The 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.
Albert Spada, of Santander Bank, Honored at the New York Financial Industries Dinner
Albert 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.
Vitamin D Mechanism in Corticosteroid-Resistant Asthma Discovered
Corticosteroids 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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