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Community Newsroom

 

High Flu Case Hospitalization Rate

More people are being hospitalized with the flu this year than this time in the last five years.

Record Set at Down Syndrome Event

The 9th Annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself fashion show raised a record $2.6 million for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.

Parents Bully Overweight Kids

Children who are bullied about their weight by a parent or other family member are more likely to become obese than children who are bullied by peers, says a CU pediatrician.

The Truth About Facials

How much good do facials do? Very little in some cases, a CU dermatologist says, but it can depend on the methods used.

Cardiac Monitor App

CU physicians are pioneering an app that allows cardiologists to monitor a patient's heart rhythm through a smartphone.

Hospital Care Extends to Montana

A care alliance is extending Children's Hospital Colorado care to patients in Montana.

Medical Impact of Climate Change

A CU physician has co-authored a book revealing the health impacts of global warming.

Health Campaign for Men

UCHealth has launched a MANtenance campaign to encourage men to take care of their mental and physical health.

Celebrity Diet Downfalls

Celebrities pitch diets to their fans ranging from baby food to detox, but a CU physician says you may lose weight on those diets, but you'll gain it back.

First Marijuana Death

The death of an infant appears to be the first ever to be attributed to marijuana exposure, Colorado doctors say.

Solving Breathing Problems

A CU physician has developed breathing techniques to help patients suffering from severe shortness of breath during exercise.

Marijuana Ingredient in Skin Care

The marijuana ingredient cannabioid cannabidiol is gaining popularity in beauty products because of its antioxidant and anti-inflammaatory benefits.

Tobacco, Nicotine Use Climbs

Thanks to e-cigarettes and smokeless products, tobacco and nicotine use is climbing in the U.S. even while the rate of cigarette smoking declines, a CU doctor says.

Failing Heart Failure Patients

Cardiologists need to better counsel their patients about palliative care and end-of-life options, doctors say.

'Timed Up-and-Go' Frailty Test

Surgeons are using a movement test to predict how well elderly patients will rebound from surgery.