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Battle Against Dry Winter Skin, Eyes

Losing the battle against dry winter skin and eyes? Here are some tips to keep yourself lubricated and comfortable.

Marijuana Stunts Fetal Brain Development

Many pregnant women use marijuana, but doctors warn that the drug can impact the child's intelligence and self-control.

Overwhelmed by Opioids

Doctors in rural Colorado are dealing with an explosion of opioid addictions and have limited resources to help their patients.

Glycogen Measurement for Athletes

Technology developed by CU measures glycogen to help athletes configure individual food and exercise plans.

Late Start to Flu Season

The flu season is getting a late start, but this year's strain could be more serious than some others.

Mysterious Marijuana Malady

Patients with a history of heavy, long-term marijuana use are appearing in Colorado emergency rooms complaining of intense pain and vomiting.

Can You Die From a Broken Heart?

Heartbreak can be fatal, a CU cardiologist says. “People are at higher risk of heart attack and stroke in the month after the death of a loved one.”

Is Your Metabolism Slow?

A breath test can determine how many calories your body burns at rest, a CU doctor says.

CU Program Aids Drug Addicts

Drug addicts in Denver jails can be selected to participate in a CU methadone clinic.

CU Opens Guatemala Birthing Center

A new birthing center in Guatemala will be staffed by local attendants trained by CU physicians and health care providers.

Warning Students About Indoor Tanning

A CU physician is trying to get colleges to adopt anti-tanning policies and educate students about the health risks of indoor tanning.

Vertigo Video Goes Viral

A video showing a CU doctor's simple cure for vertigo has gotten nearly 2 million Web hits.

Working Out While High

Some people say a little pot before the gym makes for a better workout. A CU physician says it probably only seems that way.

Bionic Eye Implant

A bionic eye implant at UCHealth Eye Center has restored vision to a Kansas man who had been blind for more than 50 years.

Find The Right Chiropractor

Chiropractors can help ease pain, but patients should know the right questions to ask to find the right one, a CU doctor says.