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Kids Drink Hand Sanitizer

Emergency departments are seeing cases of children sickened after consuming hand sanitizer, sometimes in an attempt to get drunk off the alcohol.

Neighboring Commuter Development

A large restaurant and retail development will rise next to a new light rail station across Colfax Avenue from Anschutz Medical Campus.

Third Type of Flu Shot

Another needle-free method to deliver the flu vaccine is available this year: jet injections.

Importance of School Lunch Programs

School lunch and breakfast plans help children focus and learn better, but they're in danger of losing federal funding, a CU physician says.

Magnets Reduce Surgery Need

CU surgeons are using magnets to gradually elongate spines of children with scoliosis, reducing the need for surgery.

Make Fast Food Healthy

A CU nutritionist says you can eat healthy and delicious at your favorite fast food restaurants.

Hotline for Native American Smokers

A quarter of the American Indian population smokes cigarettes, so a new Colorado hotline is designed to cater to its specific needs.

President's Scholars Reception

Top CU and School of Medicine leaders gathered on the Anschutz Medical Campus Wednesday evening to recognize medical students who have been awarded President’s Scholarships.

CU Sports Clinic Opens

CU physicians who have been helping CU Boulder athletes for many years will now assist athletes of all abilities at a new sports center in Boulder.

Survival in the Wilderness

People who get lost in the wild often do things that make it harder for rescuers to find them, a CU emergency physician says.

Successful Doctor Visits

Learn how to talk to your doctor to ensure an effective office visit.

Clinic for Child Sex Disorders

About one in 2,000 people are born with disorders in which their genetic sex doesn't match their anatomy. A clinic at Children's Hospital Colorado can help.

Protecting Young Athletes

Tips from a CU pediatrician to keep your child safe this sports season.

The Whole Truth of Whole Grains

Don't be tricked by labels saying "multi grain" or "7 grain." Whole grains are what you want to eat.

On Alert for Enterovirus

Children's Hospital Colorado is watching for a resurgence of enterovirus D68, which infected young people around the country last year.