“It can also burn your esophagus,” says Andrew Freeman, director of cardiovascular prevention at National Jewish Health and who serves on the American College of Cardiology’s prevention board.
“It is something you can do around your kitchen table,” said Hillary Lum, geriatrician at the University of Colorado Hospital Seniors Clinic. “It’s a way of maintaining control so that you are able to receive the care you want.
University of Colorado Hospital has a unique program called Donor Champions that teaches loved ones how to search for a living kidney donor on their own, using things like social media.
In Colorado, those lost—and those affected—by the state's heroin crisis are hiding in plain sight.
Sneezing, sniffling, coughing, snorting… ahh, the sounds of spring.
Lilia Cervantes, associate professor of medicine at the School of Medicine, has been named a 2017 Unsung Heroine by the Latinas First Foundation.
Studies show that shared doctor-patient decision making leads to better health-care outcomes, fewer invasive procedures and lower costs.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse announced Wednesday that it has awarded three scientists the Avant-Garde award for their HIV/AIDS prevention research, including Eric Poeschla of CU.
It’s a running joke in the laboratory of CSU researcher Elizabeth Ryan: After every presentation, at least one audience member will proclaim plans to eat beans for dinner.
When it comes to eating, how often you eat is important.
Colorado researchers are worried about the impact of deep cuts to the National Institutes of Health, a federal agency that invests billions in health research.
“There is growing consensus that a predominantly plant-based diet that emphasizes green, leafy vegetables, whole grains, legumes and fruit is where the best improvements are seen in heart health,” said lead study author Andrew Freeman.
The Department of Medicine has selected two new recipients of its Clinician-Educator Fellow Development Program, which creates opportunities for the development of fellows who plan academic careers as clinician educators.
The Department of Medicine has selected the first ever recipients of its new Program for Academic Clinician Educators (PACE).
“If you’re obese or overweight, your years of survival after you have a cardiovascular disease event may be a bit higher, but I think that’s because these people are more aggressively treated for risk factors,” said Robert Eckel.