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We have a long-standing record of service that reflects our commitment to serving the Colorado community. An array of programs and projects designed to help the community is a testament to our work.

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Community Newsroom

 

Care for Hispanics with Type 1 Diabetis

A physician from Mexico is improving diabetes care for 800 Hispanic youngsters and their families at the Barbara Davis Center.

New Food Labels Show Added Sugars

New nutrition labeling will make eating healthy easier with additional categories like added sugar, a CU dietitian says.

EpiPen Price Spikes

The soaring cost of EpiPens means some patients with severe allergies cannot afford them, and researchers have cut back on their use.

Tobacco Tax Increase

A proposal to increase the tobacco tax by $1.75 per pack in Colorado would reduce smoking and help fund needed anti-smoking programs, CU faculty say.

UCH Opens LGBTQ Clinic

University of Colorado Hospital has opened a clinic serving mental health needs of the LGBTQ community.

Implants Curb Addictions

A CU addiction clinic plans to begin offering an implant that can curb craving and ease withdrawal symptoms from heroin and painkillers.

Seek out Good Fats

Eating fat doesn't make you fat, but it can make you unhealthy if you eat the wrong kind, a CU expert says.

Pet Pen-Pal Program

Cancer patients at Children's Hospital Colorado heal better if they can develop a friendship with a dog who has had a similar illness.

Memorial Hospital Welcomes Residents

CU residents will train at Memorial Hospital for the first time in the Colorado Springs hospital's history.

Medical Care for Impoverished

A CU physician offers free health care to the homeless and uninsured in encampments around the metro area.

New Respect for Concussions

Kids with sports head injuries used to be back in the game without much delay. Parents and doctors are taking concussions much more seriously now.

Interstate Medical Licensure

A new law will allow out-of-state physicians to more easily practice in Colorado and help patients in rural and underserved areas.

Prepare for Alzheimer's Disease

A cure for Alzheimer's remains elusive, so CU researchers say it's best to take steps to prevent and prepare for the disease.

Kitchen Garden at UCH

University of Colorado Hospital has devoted 1,500-square-feet of garden space to growing vegetables for patient meals.

Denver Health Surgery Director Named

Mitchell Jay Cohen, MD, will join Denver Health Medical as the Director of Surgery and the CU School of Medicine as a professor in the Department of Surgery.