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Conflict of Interest Expert Joins CU

Eric Campbell, PhD, has been named Director of Research for the Center for Bioethics and Humanities on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, effective April 1.

Preparations Prevent Readmissions

Preparing patients for discharge early in their hospital stay can help prevent readmissions, a CU expert says.

Type 2 Diabetes Rises in Kids

More kids are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and the disease is more aggressive than with adults, Children's Hospital Colorado says.

Rural Doctor Shortage

The shortage of doctors in rural areas is worsening, and a CU program hopes to help fill some of the openings.

Home Doppler Detects Fetal Heart Issues

Babies at risk for developing fetal heart block can be monitored at home by their parents for abnormal rhythms thanks to a Children's Hospital Colorado study.

Grandparents Can Help With Addiction

How can you tell if your grandchild is addicted to opioids or other drugs, and what should you do to help?

Life Span of the Immune System

Your immune system ages along with you, becoming less effective at fighting off new diseases, a CU professor says.

Micro Hospitals Are The Future

Micro hospitals offer their patients good care in small facilities at a lower cost but with fewer technology options, a CU expert says.

Firearm Training For Physicians

CU's groundbreaking training for emergency physicians aims to arm them with information when talking to patients about gun safety.

Developmental Disability Health Education

Medical students around the country, including CU, are learning to treat the needs of patients with intellectual and developmenta disabilities.

Male Doctors Disappearing from OB-GYN

A patient preference for female OB-GYNs is causing male medical students to avoid the specialty. A CU physician says the trend hurts the specialty.

Better Hearing Tests for Newborns

A Children's Hospital Colorado audiologist who was born with severe hearing loss is advocating for better newborn screening and follow up care.

New Allergy Clinic Opens

Children's Hospital Colorado has opened one of the largest allergy and immunology centers in the country.

New STEM School for Campus

A school for sixth- through 12th graders studying science, technology, engineering and math will open by 2019 next to campus, where research and laboratories will extend students' learning opportunities.

Hide Button Batteries From Kids

Doctors at Children's Hospital Colorado say kids are getting sick and dying after swallowing button batteries.