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Award to Support Palliative Care Research

Carey Candrian, PhD, assistant professor of medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has been selected by the Cambia Health Foundation to participate in the Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program.

Gout Prevention and Treatment

New drugs and good prevention can help gout sufferers, a CU doctor says.

PhRMA Foundation Award

The University of Colorado Center for Pharmaceutical Value (PValue) has been established with a Value Assessment Center of Excellence Award from the PhRMA Foundation.

Maureen Garrity, PhD, Dies

Maureen J. Garrity, PhD, former associate dean for the Office of Student Life, died last month.

Taking Care in the Fourth Trimester

​More doctors are improving care for women in the three months following childbirth to help with physical and emotional well-being, a CU physician says.

Reduce Screen Time for Kids

Apps are designed to hook kids into spending more time on their screens, and a Children's Hospital Colorado psychologist says results can be devastating for kids' development.

UCHealth Provides Millions to Community

UCHealth provided a record $854 million in community benefits in 2018, including $359 million in uncompensated care.

Berg Named New Department Chair

Leslie J. Berg, PhD, who specializes in understanding how T cells develop and help fight infection, has been named Chair of the Department of Immunology and Microbiology effective Feb. 1, 2019.

Fighting Suicide Together

Physicians and gun shop owners are collaborating to fight firearm suicides in Colorado.

Breakthroughs in Menopause Management

New tests and treatments can offer better choices to women going through menopause, a CU doctor says.

Advice for Seniors Buying Pot

Marijuana usage among Colorado seniors has doubled since 2014, and a CU expert encourages a "slow and go" approach for novices.

Pain, Pleasure of Sparkling Water

Seltzer water lights up the body's pain receptors, and that "tastes' good, a CU expert says.

Virtual Reality Helps Hospitalized Kids Play

Children's Hospital Colorado is offering virtual reality to help their patients play.

Sleep Aids for Teens

Many teens use sleep aids, and physicians debate whether prescription and natural products are safe.

CDC Criticized for Polio-Like Illness Response

A CU physician who advises the CDC is one of many doctors unhappy with the agency's handling of a polio-like illness that is paralyzing children.