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Tap Water Improves Dental Health

Many Hispanic immigrants avoid drinking Denver's fluoridated tap water, leading to tooth decay especially among children.

Have Cost Talk with Doctor

Tell your doctor if you're concerned about the price of prescriptions or procedures to possibly lower costs.

Seven Healthy Protein Substitutes

A lot of vegetarian foods come packed with protein. A CU nutritionist says you just have to know where to look.

4 Workarounds for Needle Fears

About 40 percent of people fear needles, says a CU diabetes educator, but there are four new workarounds that can help.

Join the Mini Med School MOOC

Join Mini Med School's summer session and learn what your doctor and 20,000 other Coloradans who have taken this course know!

Unexpected Signs of Depression

Moving slowly or feeling fidgity? These are some of the lesser known signs of depression, a CU researcher says.

Protect Your Kids Online

Two CU physicians lay out what steps should you take to protect your children from online predators and bullying.

Mobile Stroke Unit

UCH new mobile stroke unit will help patients get faster treatment so they can recover more fully.

Girls, Boys Autism Symptoms Differ

Girls with autism often go undiagnosed longer because their symptoms can vary widely from those of boys.

Myth-Busting Food Fads

Is coconut oil healthy? Should we all go gluten-free? A Health & Wellness Center nutritionist debunks recent food trends.

The True Cause of Obesity

Is the soft drink/fast food industry misleading the public by blaming sedentary lifestyles instead of diet for the obesity epidemic?

50 Years of Service

CU's JFK Partners is celebrating 50 years of helping children with developmental disabilities through research, and clinical services and training.

Weights Conquer Hot Flashes

Weight-bearing exercise helps menopausal women prevent muscle loss and hot flashes.

Communication Challenges for Gen Z

The heavily wired Gen Z generation may be the most socially underdeveloped in centuries, says a Children's Hospital Colorado psychologist.

Repairing Grizzly Bear Damage

A Wyoming rancher has undergone a series of reconstructive surgeries to repair his face after a grizzly bear attack.