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Cutting Corners to Help Underserved

A Missouri plan to use newly graduated medical doctors with no postgraduate training in underserved communities will not help the doctor shortage, a CU physician writes.

UCH, Childrens Top Ranked

University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado, were ranked Colorado's best hospitals in U.S. News & World Report.

Old Red Cross Building in Crosshairs

The Red Cross Building on the Anschutz Campus hosted soldiers for three wars, but the future of the 100-year-old structure is in debate.

Fitness Center a Step Above

Holly Wyatt, MD, says the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center is unique in the country because of the services it offers.

Be Picky about Your Sunscreen

A CU dermatologist says all sunscreens are not created equal.

Good Eating for Campers

There are easy and delicious recipes for campers who want to get out of the hot dog and hamburger rut, an Anschutz Health and Wellness nutritionist says.

Uptick in Hash Oil Burn Patients

UCH is on track to treat about three times as many victims of hash oil explosions as it did in 2013.

$3 Million Gift for Macular Degeneration Center

A retired oilman has donated millions to CU to purchase equipment to help macular degeneration patients and to endow an endocrinology research chair.

New Plastic Surgery Clinic

Anschutz Health and Wellness Center has a new plastic surgery clinic featuring CoolSculpting, Botox injections and other services.

Nutrition Know-How for Doctors

Most physicians receive little education on diet, but at CU School of Medicine, nutrition classes have been added to all four years.

No More Divert Hours at UCH

No emergency patients have been diverted from University of Colorado Hospital since the new Emergency Department opened in April 2013.

Expensive Hep C Treatments

New hepatitis C treatment can cost $1,000 per pill, but a CU physician says patients should have access because it saves money in the long term.

Amputee Support Group

University of Colorado Hospital welcomes amputees looking for support, education and solutions to problems like phantom limb pain.

Why Aren't We All Obese

A third of all Americans are obese. Why isn't it 100 percent?

Attacking Lung Cancer as a Team

Patients at CU's Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic receive care from a team of health care workers who investigate the best approach to cure the disease.