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Krugman Conference Hall Dedicated

School and campus leaders, faculty and staff gathered Tuesday to dedicate the newly renamed Richard D. Krugman Conference Center on campus.

Diet Myth-Busters

Does eating breakfast help you lose weight? Having sex? Eating chocolate? A CU nutritionist debunks some popular myths.

Painkiller Abuse Down in CO

Fewer Coloradans are abusing painkillers, but young adults are still the worst offenders.

Employing Our Campus Neighbors

A training grant will help people living in the shadow of Anschutz Medical Campus share in its economic boom.

The Great Cupcake Debate

Should schools prohibit cupcakes and other sugar-laden foods? CU's James O. Hill encourages moderation.

Challenges of Med School Transfers

Students are rarely able to transfer between medical schools but there are exceptions.

Remote Flu Diagnosis

Using telemedicine to diagnose the flu allows sick patients to stay in bed and away from waiting rooms where they might spread germs.

Fewer Prescriptions Written

Colorado doctors are writing fewer prescriptions and are signing up for a program that helps them monitor patients' prescription history.

Use Caution with Beauty Products

Be careful with your beauty regimen. Cleansing, moisturizing and brightening can go too far and cause damage.

New Medicine Dean

John J. Reilly, Jr., MD, has been named the next dean of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the University’s vice chancellor for health affairs, effective April 1, 2015.

Outsmarting Holiday Weight Gain

Gaining weight over the holidays isn't the problem. It's the fact that we never lose those pounds. Dr. Holly Wyatt says it doesn't have to be that way.

Colorado's Fitness Level Debate

Colorado is still the thinnest state, but not the fittest. CU's James Hill, PhD, lists what we're doing right and wrong.

Clinics Add Mental Health Services

Mental health therapy will be offered in Colorado primary care clinics thanks to a $65 million federal grant.

Easy Colon Cancer Test

An at-home colon cancer test may improve cancer detection and save lives, says a CU physician.

Hurry Up and Work Out

High-intensity inteval training has made exercise possible for busy people.