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Community Newsroom

 

Diabetes and Heart Disease Are Linked

Diabetics are much more likely to develop heart disease than other patients, a CU physician says.

Health Worker Burnout Campaign

"The days of Marcus Welby, M.D., and Norman Rockwell seem like a very long time ago," CU's Marc Moss, MD, told a group of national leaders gathered to combat burnout among doctors and nurses.

Gluten-Free Diet Not for Everyone

​Parents need to use caution when deciding whether their children should eat gluten-free, physicians say.

Healthy Fast Food for Busy Parents

​Fast food can be part of a healthy diet if you make good choices, a CU nutritionist says.

10 Signs of Dehydration

A CU doctor lists 10 easy ways to know if you're dehydrated.

Help Kids Eat Right

One in five American children are obese. Follow these tips from a CU doctor to help your kids stay healthy.

Mixing Birth Control With High Blood Pressure

Women with high blood pressure can safely take certain types of birth control pills, a CU physician says.

Standing vs. Sitting

Standing has some small benefits over sitting, a CU postdoctoral fellow tells the New York Times, but not enough to make a long subway ride healthy.

Delaying Surgery for Intersex Children

Advocates trying to discourage early anatomical surgery for children born with atypical sex organs and genitalia applaud the SOAR Clinic at Children's Hospital Colorado, which endorses individualized treatment.

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.

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.