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Tasty, Healthy Lunches for Kids

A few easy and delicious lunch ideas that are healthier than school lunches from one of our nurse practitioners.

The Right Amount of Protein For You

Age, activity, weight and gender influence the amount of protein you need every day, a CU physician says,

CU Contributes Billions to Economy

CU's four campuses contribute more than $12 billion to the Colorado economy, a business report says.

Watch Sodium Levels at High Elevation

Drinking too much water at high altitude can deplete sodium levels and cause confusion and seizures, a CU expert says.

Mixing Birth Control With High Blood Pressure

Women with high blood pressure can safely take certain types of birth control pills, a CU physician says.

Diabetes and Heart Disease Are Linked

Diabetics are much more likely to develop heart disease than other patients, a CU physician says.

Healthy Fast Food for Busy Parents

​Fast food can be part of a healthy diet if you make good choices, a CU nutritionist says.

Gluten-Free Diet Not for Everyone

​Parents need to use caution when deciding whether their children should eat gluten-free, physicians say.

Health Worker Burnout Campaign

"The days of Marcus Welby, M.D., and Norman Rockwell seem like a very long time ago," CU's Marc Moss, MD, told a group of national leaders gathered to combat burnout among doctors and nurses.

Help Kids Eat Right

One in five American children are obese. Follow these tips from a CU doctor to help your kids stay healthy.

10 Signs of Dehydration

A CU doctor lists 10 easy ways to know if you're dehydrated.

Delaying Surgery for Intersex Children

Advocates trying to discourage early anatomical surgery for children born with atypical sex organs and genitalia applaud the SOAR Clinic at Children's Hospital Colorado, which endorses individualized treatment.

Standing vs. Sitting

Standing has some small benefits over sitting, a CU postdoctoral fellow tells the New York Times, but not enough to make a long subway ride healthy.

Informed Consent Includes Cost Info

Information about treatment cost should be part of the informed consent process between doctors and patients, a CU expert says.

Pandemic Preparation

The health care community is constantly preparing for pandemics because a virulent virus would affect all aspects of our society, a CU infection prevention specialist says.