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Seek out Good Fats

Eating fat doesn't make you fat, but it can make you unhealthy if you eat the wrong kind, a CU expert says.

Memorial Hospital Welcomes Residents

CU residents will train at Memorial Hospital for the first time in the Colorado Springs hospital's history.

Medical Care for Impovrished

A CU physician offers free health care to the homeless and uninsured in encampments around the metro area.

Pet Pen-Pal Program

Cancer patients at Children's Hospital Colorado heal better if they can develop a friendship with a dog who has had a similar illness.

New Respect for Concussions

Kids with sports head injuries used to be back in the game without much delay. Parents and doctors are taking concussions much more seriously now.

Interstate Medical Licensure

A new law will allow out-of-state physicians to more easily practice in Colorado and help patients in rural and underserved areas.

Kitchen Garden at UCH

University of Colorado Hospital has devoted 1,500-square-feet of garden space to growing vegetables for patient meals.

Prepare for Alzheimer's Disease

A cure for Alzheimer's remains elusive, so CU researchers say it's best to take steps to prevent and prepare for the disease.

Stunting Growth in Disabled Children

A decision by some families to use hormone therapy to stunt growth in their severely disabled children is raising ethical concerns.

Denver Health Surgery Director Named

Mitchell Jay Cohen, MD, will join Denver Health Medical as the Director of Surgery and the CU School of Medicine as a professor in the Department of Surgery.

Faculty Named to Gerontological Society

Patricia Heyn, PhD, associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, has been elected a Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America.

Medical Malpractrice Suits

Should you worry if your doctor has been sued for malpractice? A CU ethicist says it depends.

Allergy Coping Tips for Kids

Children with respiratory allergies are more likely to become depressed or anxious. A CU psychologist offers solutions.

New Med School Branch Studied

CU is looking into a medical school branch at CSU, the site of a new UCHealth Medical building for students.

Mummy Scans at Children's

CT scans at Children's Hospital Colorado are revealing the ancient secrets of two mummies from Denver Museum of Nature and Science.