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8 Ways to Prevent Eczema

Common mistakes like taking long baths or getting too cold can trigger or exacerbate atopic dermatitis.

Plan for End of Life

Develop an end of life plan while you're healthy so there are no doubts about your health care wishes, CU experts say.

Doubts about Phenotyping

Phenotyping claims to use DNA to predict a person's appearance, but a CU doctor says the technique is untested and can give false hope to families of crime victims.

Allergy Season - Longer, Earlier

Allergy seasons seem to be starting earlier, and pollen counts are climbing, physicians say.

Rural Docs Battle Opioids

Rural Colorado physicians can be the sole source of treatment for many miles for opioid addicts who are often desperate for help.

Impressionist Art Displayed on Campus

Painting and sculpture by several well-known impressionist and modern artists are on display on the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Telemedicine for Downs Syndrome Patients

Children with Down syndrome can see their doctors more frequently thanks to a video linkup with Children's Hospital Colorado.

Teen Marijuana Abuse

The number of teens using pot has held steady in Colorado, but the number who seek treatment for addiction is increasing, a CU physician says.

Stock Drug Overdose Meds

A CU physician applauds the Denver Public Library for stocking a medicine to prevent recurring drug overdoses at the central branch.

Liver Transplant Pioneer Dies

Thomas Starzl, MD, who performed the world's first liver transplant while practicing at CU, has died at age 90.

Parenthood Can Be Exhausting

Raising kids can be exhausting, but there can be other reasons why you're feeling fatigued every day.

Tech Prevents Opioid Addictions

A new monitoring program is helping emergency physicians track opioid prescriptions to help keep patients safe.

Diabetes Conference for Patients, Doctors

CU's Barbara Davis Center, one of the nation's top diabetes treatment and research centers, will host a conference to help doctors and patients benefit from cutting edge treatments.

Informed Consent Lessons

​CU medical students receive lessons in informed consent to make sure patients are fully aware ​of treatments' risks and benefits.

Battle Against Dry Winter Skin, Eyes

Losing the battle against dry winter skin and eyes? Here are some tips to keep yourself lubricated and comfortable.