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Uptick in Hash Oil Burn Patients

UCH is on track to treat about three times as many victims of hash oil explosions as it did in 2013.

UCH, Childrens Top Ranked

University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado, were ranked Colorado's best hospitals in U.S. News & World Report.

Cutting Corners to Help Underserved

A Missouri plan to use newly graduated medical doctors with no postgraduate training in underserved communities will not help the doctor shortage, a CU physician writes.

MDs Should Embrace YouTube

Doctors and other health advocates need to embrace social media to spread medical information to the public, a CU cancer researcher says.

Nurse Visits Help Babies

Low-income mothers and their first-born children who received home visits from nurses are less likely to die from preventable causes, CU research shows.

Old Red Cross Building in Crosshairs

The Red Cross Building on the Anschutz Campus hosted soldiers for three wars, but the future of the 100-year-old structure is in debate.

Screening Children for Celiac Disease

Researchers say that screening of genetically susceptible infants can lead to the diagnosis of celiac disease at a very early age.

Boom in Type 1 Diabetes Cases

Environmental causes are the reason type 1 diabetes cases are doubling every 20 years, a CU researcher says.

Road Tests for Older Drivers

Testing and rehabilitation for older drivers is available, but many physicians don't know about it, and insurance companies often don't pay, CU researchers say.

Alcohol Killing Coloradans

Alcohol is a factor in the death of one out of seven Coloradans - a statistic that sounds high but doesn't surprise CU addiction specialists.

$3 Million Gift for Macular Degeneration Center

A retired oilman has donated millions to CU to purchase equipment to help macular degeneration patients and to endow an endocrinology research chair.

Good Eating for Campers

There are easy and delicious recipes for campers who want to get out of the hot dog and hamburger rut, an Anschutz Health and Wellness nutritionist says.

Be Picky about Your Sunscreen

A CU dermatologist says all sunscreens are not created equal.

Fitness Center a Step Above

Holly Wyatt, MD, says the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center is unique in the country because of the services it offers.

New Plastic Surgery Clinic

Anschutz Health and Wellness Center has a new plastic surgery clinic featuring CoolSculpting, Botox injections and other services.