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Study: Common class of drugs reduces severity of postpartum breast cancers

Pepper Schedin and Virginia Borges A new study reports that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs including ibuprofen reduce the severity of postpartum breast...
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Public Health Academy gets under way with first class of high schoolers

Students sport CU T-shirts to pose with Rep. Rhonda Fields during a visit to the Capitol. What do you get when you ask a high school sophomore, “What is public...
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Tenure for 12 faculty members

The Board of Regents today made appointments and awards of tenure to 12 faculty members across the University of Colorado system.
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Farmers’ Market opens for season

The farmers’ market concept has been added to neighborhood activities around the Anschutz Medical Campus. It's open for business 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays in...
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Grant will enhance early childhood mental health

Infants and small children in Colorado and New Mexico — particularly those in underserved and at-risk demographics — will benefit from better access to care,...
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CU celebrates best year ever for private support

More than 1,800 areas at the University of Colorado received more than $213.2 million in private support this past year — the largest total in CU history,...
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Optical biopsy shines light on prostate cancer

How many angels can dance on the head of a pin? If the pin is a biopsy needle in the lab of Priya Werahera, Ph.D., the answer is nine: eight fiber-optic...
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Step Up for Cancer needs volunteers

The AMC Cancer Fund/University of Colorado Cancer Center is among the nonprofit organizations participating in Step Up For Cancer, a stair-climbing event aimed...
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Campuses roll for Bike to Work Day

Raiders of the Lost Polyps, a team comprised of University of Colorado Cancer Center staff and supporters. All across the Greater Metro Area, hundreds of...
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How Anschutz Health and Wellness Center's garden will grow: on roof

The University of Colorado Denver today announced that the new Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at the Anschutz Medical Campus will incorporate healthy...
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Five questions for Marion Sills

Marion Sills, M.D., is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and an attending physician in the emergency...
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Update: University of Colorado Hospital explores partnership with Poudre Valley

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) officials have signed a letter of intent to explore an affiliation with Poudre Valley Health System (PVHS).
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Colorado School of Public Health honors Poudre Valley Health System

The Colorado School of Public Health named the Poudre Valley Health System's (PVHS) Coalition for Activity and Nutrition to Defeat Obesity (CanDo) the...
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Programs critical in reaching, retaining diverse students

Gains are being made in attracting and retaining diverse students, but there's still much more to be done. The Board of Regents heard the 2010-11 diversity...
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With cross-country tour, bicyclist brings men's depression into light

At 50 men are 3 times more likely to suicide than women. Mark Meier has developed programs concerning workplace depression. Now he's taking it to the road.
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Denver Undy 5000: Race takes underwear outside for good cause

The Colon Cancer Alliance will host the Denver Undy 5000, a "brief" 5K walk/run in underwear to raise awareness and money for the fight against colorectal...
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Heritage Society luncheon honors estate donors to CU

More than 90 people gathered at the Denver Country Club on May 26 for the University of Colorado Foundation's annual luncheon for the Heritage Society
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Three CU scientists named 2011 Boettcher Investigators

Three University of Colorado researchers have been named to the 2011 class of Boettcher Investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program. This is...
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Five questions for Julie Krow

Julie Krow Julie Krow's father was a psychologist; so was her mother. With such influences and a passion for helping people and the underserved, how could she...
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Research: Post-liposuction, fat remains resilient

Robert H. Eckel, M.D. and Teri L. Hernandez, Ph.D., R.N. Liposuction has become one of the most popular plastic surgeries in the country. It has been around...
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Anti-virus software a must for computers

It happens all too often: Internet browsing leads to a pop-up message promising $100,000. Intrigued, the web surfer clicks on it, which results in a severe...
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Five questions for Morris Clark

Morris Clark Morris Clark, D.D.S., grew up in the small, rural town of Princeton, W.Va., where access to dental health care was not readily available. People...
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Reports of hacking for data provide reminder of need for security

The recent Sony PlayStation data breach caught the attention of consumers and information security professionals alike. The gaming network – which houses...
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Treatment shows promise in quelling a type of lung cancer

The words "adenocarcinoma of the lung" required no further explanation. As a physician herself, Gene Burges knew what they meant. "I told my husband, 'I've had...
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School of Pharmacy coordinates disposal of unwanted medicine

Health officials often remind us, "Do not flush down the toilet or dissolve in sink drains unwanted medications!" On April 30, area residents took advantage of...

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