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‘Making wellness an American core value’

A new world-class model for healthier living has been built on the Anschutz Medical Campus, and officials, benefactors and dignitaries gathered Tuesday to...
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School of Medicine researcher devises exercises to treat vertigo

A University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher who suffers from benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) and had to “fix it” before she could go to...
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Philanthropy at Work: Richard Johnston, M.D.

When Richard Johnston returned to the CU School of Medicine (SOM) in 2000 as associate dean for research development, it represented a fulfilling capstone for...
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Study: Changes in health insurance status linked to rise in ER use

Recent changes in an individual’s health insurance status – whether they are newly insured or recently uninsured – are associated with greater use of hospital...
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Match Day inspires cheers, hugs

With a baby on the way, married medical students Melanie Bui and Bebo Seward went into Friday’s Match Day feeling more than a little anxious. Match Day is the...
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An auspicious time for teaching and learning

It wasn't until he became a dean of the School of Medicine in 1990 that Richard Krugman, M.D., realized that not all people are like pediatricians.
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Global study enlightens connection between fructose, obesity

A group of scientists from across the world have come together in a just-published study that provides new insights into how fructose causes obesity and...
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Five questions for Philip Zeitler

Although he is an internationally known expert in pediatric endocrinology who has made substantial contributions to the understanding of Type 2 diabetes,...
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Health careers in spotlight at student information fair

Hanna Kozlowski and Freddi Gidan are both underclassmen at the University of Colorado Denver, but they're already planning for what they need to do to get into...
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Uncommon team helps new moms cope with mood disorders

Through PROMISE, care providers identify women who are suffering from symptoms of depression and then work to help them manage the issues.
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Five questions for Mary Jane Rapport

“In order to feel compassion for others, you need to recognize, refer and respond to them as a person first,” Rapport says.
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Not all common sweeteners affect bodies the same, researchers find

With growing concern that excessive levels of fructose may pose a great health risk – causing high blood pressure, kidney disease and diabetes – researchers at...
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Five questions for Steven Johnson

While the number of new HIV cases has declined and the number of AIDS-related deaths has decreased, there still are more than 33 million people worldwide who...
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Mini Med School expansion aims to teach people what doctoring is all about

Dennis Boyle, M.D., speaks Wednesday at Mini Med School Part 2 on the Anschutz Medical Campus. Attendees learned about the doctor-patient relationship. (Photo...
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CU medical school’s Mini Med 2 debuts

This pilot program will be offered on the Anschutz Medical Campus beginning Jan. 11, 2012.
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Basketball tournament brings with it $100,000 for breast cancer research

Research on breast cancer after pregnancy at the University of Colorado Cancer Center is reaching a key milestone thanks to a gift from nationally renowned...
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University of Colorado Hospital bids to run Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs

The UCH proposal includes establishing a branch medical campus at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, which School of Medicine officials have been...
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Dean: Time to rethink School of Medicine’s organization

Krugman The University of Colorado School of Medicine should launch a 12- to 18-month process to rethink how it is organized, Dean Richard Krugman, M.D., said...
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Scientists: Loss of ability to distinguish odors poses hazards to elderly

Scientists studying how the sense of smell changes as people age have found that olfactory sensory neurons in those 60 and over showed an unexpected response...
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Clyfford Still Museum has family ties to CU

Curt Freed, professor and head of the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Division, put Denver on the path of...
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High anxiety: Who gets altitude sickness and why?

Two new Department of Defense grants highlight the work of the Altitude Research Center at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
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New Center for NeuroScience officially launches

The University of Colorado School of Medicine officially launched its Center for NeuroScience last week with a keynote address from the National Institutes of...
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Grateful patients John and Cynthia Schultz endow chair in surgery

John H. and Cynthia Schultz, a couple with two lives’ worth of University of Colorado memories, have made a landmark gift to establish an Endowed Chair in...
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CU medical school faculty, students teach bilingual CPR program

Elementary school kids in Aurora were putting a lot of energy into learning CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) on “dummy” patients recently as part of a...
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School of Medicine retains accreditation

The University of Colorado School of Medicine has retained is accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).

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