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New website offers resources in advance medical care planning
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New website offers resources in advance medical care planning

Colorado Care Planning – www.Coloradocareplanning.org – is a new comprehensive website aimed at helping Coloradans of all ages find information for future...
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Antioxidant supplement helps cystic fibrosis patients, study finds

Antioxidant supplement helps cystic fibrosis patients, study finds

Researchers at Children’s Hospital Colorado (Children’s Colorado) and the University of Colorado School of Medicine have found that taking a specially...
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New CU Anschutz course teaches Wilderness Emergency Canine Care
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New CU Anschutz course teaches Wilderness Emergency Canine Care

Buddy wasn’t looking too good. His breathing was rapid and his heart rate almost too fast to count; he could barely wag his tail. He was panting and he went...
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Shared decision making can result in better choices

Shared decision making can result in better choices

As more and more older patients are offered advanced treatments for chronic diseases, including surgeries and implantable devices, new questions have arisen...
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Next Mini Med School Online session begins Oct. 2
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Next Mini Med School Online session begins Oct. 2

The pioneering CU Mini Medical School has been reimagined as a massive open online course (MOOC). It covers many of the areas medical students learn about in...
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Building Better Babies Symposium set for May 31
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Building Better Babies Symposium set for May 31

The Building Better Babies Symposium is set for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 31 at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. The specific objectives of the symposium are to...
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Neurosurgeon provides ‘light at end of tunnel’

Neurosurgeon provides 'light at end of tunnel'

Dr. Youssef uses endoscopic procedure – akin to 'Fantastic Voyage' – to treat woman's rare case of hydrocephalus
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Black-and-gold legacy: CU-educated doctors span generations

Black-and-gold legacy: CU-educated doctors span generations

The line of physicians in the Kenagy-Vance family stretches across states, continents and generations. For centuries, these medical men have guided the health...
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The difficulties of studying medical marijuana

The difficulties of studying medical marijuana

Studies of marijuana use to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are hampered by a lack of scientific evidence, public perception of the drug’s safety and...
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Collaboration brings new lodging facility to Guatemala clinic

Collaboration brings new lodging facility to Guatemala clinic

In July, several leaders from Children’s Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado School of Medicine, theSkaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical...
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CU adds two new President’s Teaching Scholars
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CU adds two new President’s Teaching Scholars

CU has added two faculty members to the ranks of the President’s Teaching Scholars, the roster of educators who skillfully integrate teaching and research at...
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Jefferson Award winners contribute to campuses, communities
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Jefferson Award winners contribute on campus, in communities

Three members of the University of Colorado community have been named recipients of the 2016 Thomas Jefferson Award, among the highest honors given at CU, the...
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New endowed chair supports excellence in emergency medicine

New endowed chair supports excellence in emergency medicine

Thanks to a recent private gift, Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine Richard D. Zane, MD, has a brand new title as the inaugural George...
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Putting the punch to Parkinson's

Putting the punch to Parkinson's

With a glint in her eye and clenched jaw, Tina Schoenherr rears back a gloved fist and swings at the target held up by Anthony Mora. Thuds of fists on punching...
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University of Colorado School of Medicine Dean John J. Reilly, Jr., MD
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Multimillion-dollar investments promised for first Transformational Research Funding Awards

At his first State of the School address on Wednesday University of Colorado School of Medicine Dean John J. Reilly, Jr., MD, named five recipients of...
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Sex differences in Type 2 diabetes affect cardiovascular risk

Women with Type 2 diabetes are twice as likely to have coronary heart disease compared to men, and may need more frequent and intense physical activity to...
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New resource gathers research, commentary on shaping integrated health care
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New resource gathers research, commentary on shaping integrated health care

With the burden of behavioral health problems impacting the lives of so many, and because clinicians want to deliver the best care for their patients, a...
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Caution urged when choosing ultrasound testing

Consumers should be cautious of disease prevention claims made by some ultrasound screening companies, according to an associate dean at the CU School of...
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New School of Medicine dean: Growth management a good problem to have
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New School of Medicine dean: Growth management a good problem to have

John Reilly, M.D., new dean of the CU School of Medicine, left a job he loved at the University of Pittsburgh because of the upward trajectory of the school...
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Medicaid Patients Prefer ER

Medicaid patients prefer ER

More than half of all Medicaid enrollees prefer the “one-stop shop” of a hospital emergency department to receive care for conditions that could be treated...
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CU School of Medicine launches summer session of Mini Medical School Online
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Have you ever wanted to know what your doctor knows?

The University of Colorado School of Medicine’s first-ever MOOC (massive open online course) will be offering a second session online starting June 8.
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Hans and Peggy Neville
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For the love of science, giving to CU is crucial for retired faculty couple

It’s fitting two scientists found chemistry in organic chemistry. Peggy and Hans Neville were studying at Pomona College in Claremont, California, in 1954 when...
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Student-staffed DAWN clinic serves population in need

Student-staffed DAWN clinic serves population in need

It was 9:30 p.m., an hour after the DAWN Clinic had already closed, when David Choi and his fellow volunteers saw her: an elderly woman in a nightgown and...
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From left, CU School of Medicine alumni Dr. Bill Maniatis (’65), president of the Medical Alumni Association; Dr. Ed Kinzer (’52); Dr. Clara Winter (’65) and Dr. Wag Schorr (’63).
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School of Medicine alumni share stories of giving back to CU

At a Medical Alumni Association event Tuesday, three alumni from the School of Medicine shared their personal stories of philanthropy, highlighting different...

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