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Keep It or Toss It

They may pass the sniff test, but are they still good to eat? A CU nutritionist weighs in how long to hang on to 10 common foods found in most refrigerators.

Lung Cancer Screens Save Lives

A CU physician says a proposal to provide annual low-dose CT scans Medicare patients likely to develop lung cancer will save lives.

Drug Blocks Overdoses

CU's CeDAR drug treatment program is distributing an inexpensive drug that stops overdoses from becoming fatal.

Remembering Childhood

Parents get 940 Saturdays with their child between birth and adulthood. CU Pediatrician Harley Rotbart, MD, has found a way to help track them.

Eczema Treatment Side Effects

Patients suffering from eczema can develop a painful topical steroid addiction, but a CU physician says it's a rare side effect and that medicines do far more good than harm.

Anschutz Enrollment Soaring

More than 7,500 graduate students are enrolled in health programs at the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Cancer Survivorship Clinic

A University of Colorado Health survivorship clinic in Fort Collins helps cancer patients plan their life after treatment.

UCH Trains for Ebola

University of Colorado Hospital has a new isolation unit and is training staff to help patients with Ebola.

Top 10 in Safety

University of Colorado Hospital earned one of the nation's highest rankings in hospital safety, according to a new national report card.

Kids, Candy and Cavities

There are ways to reduce the damage candy does to your kids teeth.

How to Keep Your Food Fresh

These 10 tips will help you prevent food from going rancid.

CU Hosts Ebola Talks

Join us for two talks next weekabout the Ebola virus hosted by the Department of Medicine and Children's Hospital Colorado.

Two Elected to IOM

James O. Hill, PhD, and Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, are now members of the Institute of Medicine, which recognizes their outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

Weak Link in Ebola Fight

UCH Chief of Infectious Diseases says Ebola transmission to health care workers most likely occurs when they discard their protective clothing after visiting a patient.

Nitrous Oxide for Labor Pains

UCH will become the first in the Rocky Mountain region to offer nitrous oxide - aka laughing gas - to women in labor.