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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.

Grant for Teen Mental Health

A grant that will help identify and treat kids with mental health problems will launch a collaboration between Children's Hospital Colorado and Mental Health Colorado.

Grants to Fight Opioid Addiction

A grant will help fund a UCHealth program that is treating opioid addicts with Suboxone, which helps ward off the horrible side effects of the addiction so they can wean themselves off the drugs.

Chair of Orthopedics Named

Evalina Burger, MB ChB, MMed, an expert spine surgeon and accomplished administrative leader, has been named chair of the CU Department of Orthopedics, effective Nov. 1, 2018.

Viral Infection Outbreak

A viral infection with neurological complications has struck some Colorado children, but a Children's Hospital Colorado physician says most kids recover well.

Nanette Santoro Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Nanette Santoro, MD, Professor and E. Stewart Taylor Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been elected into the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

Eye-Tracking Technology

The widow of a former UCH patient donated devices that allow people who can't speak to communicate through eye-tracking technology.

'No One Hates Cancer More Than Me'

"No one hates cancer more than me," says Richard Schulick, MD, CU Cancer Center director, whose parents both were diagnosed with cancer.

Hospitals Curb Opioid Prescriptions

Hospitals around the country are cutting back on opioid prescriptions including UCH, where a new system simplifies doctors' access to a patients drug history.

Infants Experience 4-Month Sleep Regression

​Babies go through a sleepless period known as the four-month sleep regression, which a CU physician says is actually a sleep development as the infant's brain evolves.

Young Women Suffer Hip Pain

Hormonal shifts may make female athletes prone to developing excruciating hip pain, a CU doctor says.

Treating Cannabis Cases in the ER

Colorado emergency rooms are seeing a spike in the number of cannabis overconsumption cases, and treatments vary according to symptoms, a CU emergency physician says.

Get your Flu Shot Early

Cases of the flu have already been reported in the Denver area, meaning an early start and potentially more deaths, a CU physician says.

How to Have an Eating Disorder Talk

What should you say to a friend you suspect has an eating disorder?

Meningitis Vaccine Rates Low

Only half of pediatricians and a third of family physicians suggest the meningitis strain B vaccine for teens, a CU physician says.