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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 2000 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.

Medical School Grad in Space

CU School of Medicine alum Kjell Lindgren has joined the International Space Station after a successful lift-off in Kazakhstan.

7 Things Your Hair Can Tell You

Pay attention to your hair because changes can reveal health issues, says a CU physician.

Whooping Cough Vaccine for Adults

Adults who come in contact with young children should be vaccinated for whooping cough to avoid spreading the sometimes fatal disease, a CU doctor says.

9 Must-Have Foods

Our CU nutritionist Michelle Cardel recommends keeping these nine foods at home for tasty, healthy and interesting snacks and meals.

Time-Release Medical Marijuana

A local company has created an extended-release marijuana pill that works for 12 hours, but a CU physician says users need to be careful.

West Nile Virus Season

Eighty percent of people exposed to West Nile are asymptomatic, says a CU physician who is trying to find a way to prevent brain injury in those it affects.