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Heading the Ball and Concussions in High School Soccer

Contact with another player was the most common way of concussions in a study of high school soccer players, while heading the ball was the most common soccer-specific activity according to an article published by JAMA Pediatrics.

Study shows non-profit, low-cost weight loss program has long-term results

Nia Mitchell

AURORA, Colo. (June 4, 2015) – As America’s obesity epidemic grows, a new study from CU Anschutz shows that a low-cost, non-profit weight loss program offers the kind of long-term results that often elude dieters.

Pinnacol Assurance gift promotes workplace health, wellness and safety

Aurora (May 8, 2015) - Pinnacol Assurance has pledged $225,000 to Health Links™ a program founded at the Colorado School of Public Health’s Center for Health, Work, and Environment at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

New era for Depression Center

CU Anschutz Medical Campus

AURORA, Colo. (April 22, 2015) - One of the nation’s premier research and clinical centers for mood and anxiety disorders will be immeasurably bolstered by a $10 million grant from the Denver-based Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation

CU Anschutz researchers leading the way in telehealth

Blood glucose test

AURORA, Colo. (April 14, 2015) – Researchers from the Barbara Davis Center at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus have launched a major clinical study using telehealth to target youth with type 1 diabetes.

CU Denver study calls homeless laws draconian, ineffective

Homeless man on bench

Denver’s ban on sleeping or camping on city streets has reduced the quality of life for the homeless, increased burdens on taxpayers and caused longer, more troubled incidents of homelessness, according to a new report from the CU Denver.

Highly effective and affordable weight-loss program

Nia Mitchell, MD, MPH

AURORA, Colo. (Mar. 18, 2015) – A new study from the CU Anschutz Medical Campus shows that TOPS Club, Inc.® is highly effective when paired with researchers who can develop safe, effective weight loss protocols.

Researcher examines impact of service dogs on returning vets

Dog with veteran

AURORA, Colo. (March 3, 2015) – With scores of military veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, a University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus researcher is examining the therapeutic impacts of service dogs on their mental and physical health.

New center focused on Lifecourse Epidemiology of Obesity and Diabetes

AURORA, Colo. (Feb. 13, 2015) Colorado School of Public Health and collaborators on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus have created the Lifecourse Epidemiology of Adiposity and Diabetes center.

10 Tips to prepare for pregnancy

Jacinda Nicklas, M.D.

AURORA, CO. (Jan. 28, 2015) – For women of childbearing age looking to become pregnant, it is never too early to engage in healthy habits to ensure that she has a healthy pregnancy and her child has a healthy first step.

Debunking exercise myths

Amy Huebschmann, Ph.D.

AURORA, Co. (January 20, 2015) – Amy Huebschmann, Ph.D. with the Center for Women’s Health Research at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus provides tips for older adults considering an exercise program.

Student Volunteers Providing Care and Learning at the Stock Show

AURORA (January 9, 2015) – Student and faculty volunteers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus will be providing free screenings at the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) this year.

STEM on right Roadmap in state

CU Denver School of Education Dean Rebecca Kantor leads a panel discussion on STEM education

DENVER (Nov. 5, 2014)—Rebecca Kantor, Ed.D., dean of the CU Denver School of Education & Human Development, led a panel discussion about the challenges facing Colorado STEM educators at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science Oct. 31.

Have a fun and fearless Halloween with these tips from the experts


DENVER (Oct. 30, 2014) – At its best, Halloween provides children and families with an adventurous evening of treats and make-believe. For many, however, the thrill of donning a costume and going trick-or-treating can be scary.

Health InView: Dr. Tim Byers, MD, MPH, discusses cancer, diet and exercise

In this installment of Health InView, Tim Byers, MD, MPH explains that diet and exercise play a significant role in your risk for cancer. He also answers questions he received via social media.

Watch these students test drive health careers

Test Driving Careers in High School - Youth CareerConnect Grant in Denver Public Schools

CU Denver hosts forum on the future of elections and democracy

Ann Ravel

DENVER (September 29, 2014) – The University of Colorado Denver will host a public forum on Thursday, October 9th with Federal Election Commission (FEC) Vice Chair Ann Ravel.

Solomon lecture highlights environmental success story

Distinguished lecturer Susan Solomon with Bob Damrauer and Chancellor Don Elliman

DENVER—Grassroots U.S. environmentalism in the 1970s kick-started the movement against chlorofluorocarbons, leading to "an amazing story of science, people and society," said the inaugural speaker in the Chancellor's Distinguished Lecture.

Panel says middle market an economic powerhouse

Panelist Tom Stewart makes a point at Voice of the Middle Market panel at CU Denver Business School

DENVER—Like the middle child in a family, mid-sized businesses are the oft-overlooked sector of the economy. The Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship shined light on this important sector at a panel discussion on "The Voice of the Middle Market" Tuesday.

CAP students helping Lyons flood recovery

Washed-out road in Lyons, CO, Sept. 2013

LYONS, Colo. (Sept. 4, 2014) - Shortly after Rachel Koleski arrived in flood-ravaged Lyons to help with the town's recovery, she found herself lugging sandstone and pulling up warped floorboards.

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