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Six Decades of Medicine

A CU School of Medicine alumnus born in 1921 reflects upon nearly 60 years of patient care.

UCH Adds Renowned Sports Clinic

University of Colorado Health has acquired the Steadman Hawkins Clinic-Denver, which includes the official team doctors for the Broncos and Rockies.

Physician Protests Drug Price

The price of another life-saving drug has jumped astronomically, and a CU physician is protesting to Congress.

Grant for UV Cameras

CU schools of medicine and public health will use a $75,000 grant to buy UV cameras to help students and workers on Colorado universities identify sun damage.

Family Friendly Political Arguments

You can argue politics in front of the kids without scaring them, a Children's Hospital Colorado psychologist says.

Kratom Ban Questioned

A CU physician questions the DEA ban on kratom, a natural substance used to combat chronic pain.

Health Policy Center

A health policy center that aims to improve integration in healthcare has been established at University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Warnings Against Bioidentical Hormones

Doctors warn menopausal women against bioidentical hormones because they are untested and not FDA approved.

How Useful is a Prostate Exam

A CU physician says a baseline prostate test is important for all men over 40, but it will be even more relevant in the future when the test can differentiate slow-moving and rapid-growth tumors.

Hospice Volunteer Program Grant

CU School of Medicine has received $266,000 to develop and implement an Advance Care Planning Volunteer Training and Certificate Program.

Regression Diagnosed in Down Syndrome

CU's Sie Center for Down Syndrome says regression is a common problem but therapy can help patients regain their abilities.

The Right Way to Use an Inhaler

Most kids with asthma don't use their inhaler correctly, a CU physician says.

Limb Restoration Program

A new multidisciplinary program at University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado helps patients with limb damage.

Is Your School Ready for Allergies

Make sure your child's school knows what to do in the event of an allergic reaction, a CU doctor says.

Colorado Gun Shop Project

CU's Emmy Betz, MD, is working with Colorado gun shops to educate gun owners about suicide prevention.