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CU Hosts Ebola Talks

Join us for two talks next weekabout the Ebola virus hosted by the Department of Medicine and Children's Hospital Colorado.

Medical Marijuana and Children

Early research results don't support claims that pot cures childhood epilepsy, say Children's Hospital Colorado doctors, who see more kids treated with pot than any other hospital.

Dr. Tim Byers on Diet and Cancer Risk

A viewer asks Tim Byers, MD, MPH: Is it the fat you eat or the fat on your body that causes cancer?

How to Keep Your Food Fresh

These 10 tips will help you prevent food from going rancid.

Lung Disease Grant Awarded

A team of researchers led by David Schwartz, MD, chair of the Department of Medicine, has been awarded a $7.9 million grant to search for better treatments for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

VA to Establish Geriatric Center at Anschutz

The new Veteran's Administration campus next to campus will include a geriatric research, education and clinical center focusing on gender-related health care and obesity in aging adults.

Snap That Rash

Sending a photo of a skin lesion to a dermatologist for analysis may be almost as effective as an office visit, a CU researcher says. That's good news for patients in remote areas.

Measuring Motivation

Why people exercise may prove to be the most important reason that some people stick with exercise while others quit, a CU researcher says.

Two Elected to IOM

James O. Hill, PhD, and Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, are now members of the Institute of Medicine, which recognizes their outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.

Skin Disease Mortality Differs

The mortality rate is higher in developing countries for most disease with skin manifestations, like Ebola, a CU researcher says.

Weak Link in Ebola Fight

UCH Chief of Infectious Diseases says Ebola transmission to health care workers most likely occurs when they discard their protective clothing after visiting a patient.

Nitrous Oxide for Labor Pains

UCH will become the first in the Rocky Mountain region to offer nitrous oxide - aka laughing gas - to women in labor.

Research Grant for Chronic Inflammatory Disorders

A CU researcher will take part in a $6.25 million project to help patients with chronic inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal system.

Safer Pill for Heavy Women

CU researchers are developing a birth control pill designed to reduce side effects like bleeding and clots for heavy women.

The Beauty of School-Based Health Centers

Parents and students like many of the services provided by school clinics, which often serve as a medical home for underserved kids.