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The Right Way to Use an Inhaler

Most kids with asthma don't use their inhaler correctly, a CU physician says.

Limb Restoration Program

A new multidisciplinary program at University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado helps patients with limb damage.

Is Your School Ready for Allergies

Make sure your child's school knows what to do in the event of an allergic reaction, a CU doctor says.

Colorado Gun Shop Project

CU's Emmy Betz, MD, is working with Colorado gun shops to educate gun owners about suicide prevention.

$1 Million Grant for Integrated Care

A $1 million grant to the Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center will establish a technical assistance program for designing policies that help integrate behavioral health across healthcare.

CU's Medical Miracles Book

Twenty current and former CU School of Medicine faculty members contributed to a collection of essays, Miracles We Have Seen – America’s Leading Physicians Share Stories They Can’t Forget.

How to Avoid Hospital Readmission

There are ways to avoid being readmitted to a hospital including making an appointment after discharge with your primary care provider, a CU expert says.

Bariatric Surgery Options

Improvements in bariatric surgery means patients suffer fewer side effects and have more options, a CU expert says.

Physical Activity Benefits Kids

Does your child get enough exercise? A CU physician says physical activity helps kids learn and make better decisions.

Housing for Guatemala Clinic

A new center will house our faculty and students volunteering at a health care clinic that helps the poor in rural Guatemala.

Implants to Combat Opioid Addiction

Implants offered at University of Colorado Hospital help addicts conquer opioid addiction.

A Place for the Homeless on Campus

Aurora plans to open a day shelter for the city's homeless in World War II-era barracks on the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Tobacco Tax Will Save Lives

A proposal to triple the tobacco tax in Colorado will save lives if voters approve it, a Children's Hospital Colorado physician says.

Depression Common After Heart Surgery

Physicians should make sure patients know that depression commonly follows open-heart surgery, a CU doctor says.

Zika-Free Blood Transfusions

University of Colorado Hospital is the first in the state to use a new system to ensure Zika and other viruses are not passed along to patients.