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Prevent Dry Computer Eyes

You can avoid eye dryness by not staring at your phone or your computer screen.

Guatemala Clinic Opens

Banana workers and their families have a new medical facility staffed by CU doctors, dentists, nurses, midwives and students.

Musician Can Hear Again

Cochlear implants brings the world of sound back to a drummer after 10 years of deafness.

Students Try CU Pot Program

A pioneering therapy model called Encompass is helping Adams City High School students caught intoxicated or using pot at school.

Program to Support Families

Two CU branches will launch a Strong Communities for Children program in Colorado Springs.

School Clinic Supports Education

A community clinic staffed partly by Children's Hospital Colorado provides check-ups, dental care and immunizations for Aurora K-8 students.

Anschutz Opens Doors to Neighbors

A $1 million grant to reach out to Anschutz Medical Campus neighbors will encourage healthy lifestyles and expand employment opportunities.

Extreme Weight Loss Series

Thirteen episodes of the Extreme Weight Loss TV series taped partially at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, will premiere May 27 on ABC.

Grant for Teens with Diabetes

A diabetes diagnosis can be tough for teens, but a $2.1 million grant to the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes will teach them how to manage the disease.

UCH Donation for Food Bank

UC Health has given $50,000 to Loveland Food Share, which makes sure clients get plenty of fresh produce and recipes on how to prepare it.

UCH Recommends Acupuncture

Cancer patients at UCH say acupuncture treatments are helping with recovery and mitigating side effects.

Exercise Prescribed for Cancer

CU Cancer Center physicians are prescribing exercise because patients who work out have fewer hospitalizations, tolerate treatments better and have improved outcomes.

Caring for Colorado's Refugees

A new clinical rotation is teaching medical students how to care for refugees.

Cleft Palate Surgery for Adults

Adults are often told it's too late to fix a cleft palate. But a CU physician disagrees.

Students Provide Foot Care for Homeless

Medical students spent a day at three shelters clipping toenails, checking for bunions and other foot care issues that often plague the homeless.