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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.

An Exploration of Pain

5280 explores the physiology and psychology of pain with the help of CU faculty.

New Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes

New classes of diabetes drugs are helping patients avoid weight gain.

Your Diabetes Risk

What is your risk of becoming part of the nation's diabetes crisis? Take a quick quiz to find out.

Mass Grave Photos on Display

Photos from a mass grave found outside the Colorado Insane Asylum are on display at the Anschutz Medical Campus Fulginiti Pavilion.

Comparing Vaccination Rates

Colorado and Utah have similar laws concerning childhood vaccines, but different attitudes toward enforcement mean that far fewer Colorado children are vaccinated.

UCH Chief Retires

The longtime president and CEO of University of Colorado Hospital has announced his retirement.

Rehab for Elite Athletes

The CU CeDAR Ascent Program is the first in the nation designed specifically to help elite athletes kick addiction problems.

Blood Clots Common in Lungs

One athlete compared the symptoms to feeling like someone was sitting on her chest.

Pre-Health Majors Boom

Hundreds of CU Denver students are joining the pre-health ranks in hopes of becoming doctors or nurses.

Snow Shoveling Tips

Think you know how to shovel snow? Check these tips to avoid hurting yourself.