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CU Medicine - New Sign Same Great Practice Plan

The practice plan that offers business operations and administrative support to nearly 3,000 University of Colorado School of Medicine clinical healthcare providers changed the sign on its building last week.

Video Series - Black Men and Women in White Coats

CU School of Medicine, in partnership with PreMed StAR, has produced three videos that present the perspective of three African-American members of our academic community.

Pandemic Preparation

The health care community is constantly preparing for pandemics because a virulent virus would affect all aspects of our society, a CU infection prevention specialist says.

Lack of Sleep Is Harder on Women

Women who don't get enough sleep are more likely to suffer from heart disease and diabetes.

Phases of ACL Rehab

Patients often get frustrated with the long recovery period for ACL surgery. But A CU doctor explains the recovery phases and encourages respect for the process.

Immune Tolerance May Aid HIV

CU researchers found the process protecting the body from autoimmune disease may also prevent it from creating antibodies against HIV-1.

Informed Consent Includes Cost Info

Information about treatment cost should be part of the informed consent process between doctors and patients, a CU expert says.

Kids in Danger of Dry Drowing

Children can inhale water when swimming or bathing, leading to a sometimes-fatal condition called dry drowning that worsens over hours or even days.

Extreme Athletes Should Avoid Ibuprofen

Ultramarathoners risk acute kidney injury if they take the painkiller ibuprofen, researchers from CU and other institutions say.

Students Film Guided Campus Tour

See the Anschutz Medical Campus through the eyes of two medical students as they walk you through the classrooms and buildings where you will spend most of your first and second years.

Glaucoma Treatment Evolves

A CU physician says treatment using eye drops for glaucoma will probably be replaced in some cases with surgery in the next few years.

Ticks Dangerous to Animals

Dogs are becoming paralyzed in Colorado because of tick-borne illnesses that are unique to our state, a CU infectious disease specialist says.

Vitamin D Linked to Diseases

Vitamin D deficits are linked to many diseases including cancer and diabetes, a CU researcher says. Unfortunately most Americans have low D levels.

Zika Research on Children

CU researchers will join a team of investigators examining the clinical outcomes of children in Guatemala infected with the Zika virus after being born, focusing on long-term brain development.

Doctors Advising Plant Based Diets

Many doctors and medical groups have begun advising patients to improve their health by avoiding meat-based diets.