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Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital (Denver, Colo.)

 Organization

From NJH website, retrieved 11/27/2018:

"In 1978, the National Asthma Center, previously called the Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital (CARIH, pronounced Car-ee), merged with National Jewish Hospital to create the world's largest inpatient treatment facility for pediatric and adult asthma patients. Researchers at CARIH had made many notable discoveries, including the discovery of Immunoglobulin E (IgE), called the “allergy antibody.” The discovery at last established beyond a doubt that there is a physical basis for asthma."

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Kirkland Throws Frisbees at a Benefit for the National Asthma Center, between 1973-1978

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Identifier: B089.12.0019.0016.00003
Overview John Kirkland throws frisbees at a benefit for the National Asthma Center. The event was called the Great KIMN Funky Frisbee Fly-In and was held at Denver Public Schools Stadium, 1450 S. Franklin Street, Denver, Colorado. The National Asthma Center's history began in 1907, which was a refuge for lower-income children whose parents were being treated for tuberculosis, or had passed away from tuberculosis. In 1928 the institution changed names to the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver....
Dates: between 1973-1978

Mike Butts Discusses Throwing Frisbees with Patient Owen Ballweg, circa 1975

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Identifier: B089.12.0019.0016.00001
Overview Mike Butts, disc jockey of KIMN, discusses frisbee throwing with Owen Ballweg, a patient at the National Asthma Center in Denver. The event was called the Great KIMN Funky Frisbee Fly-In and money generated helped to raise money for NAC's treatment, research and education programs. The National Asthma Center's history began in 1907, which was a refuge for lower-income children whose parents were being treated for tuberculosis, or had passed away from tuberculosis. In 1928 the institution...
Dates: circa 1975