Wellness

Anschutz Campus beacons for nearby patients, workers and curious

Anschutz Campus beacons for nearby patients, workers and curious

“This is a real partnership. Years ago, residents in the neighborhood had the feeling we couldn't go on campus, that we were not welcome. That’s not the case any longer” — Councilwoman Sally Mournier

E-cigarettes: fresh air or smoke and mirrors?

E-cigarettes: fresh air or smoke and mirrors?

"I think both of us have poured in probably a little over a thousand" dollars, Gallagher said of their equipment. "

Survey: Uninsured rate drops; health law cited

Survey: Uninsured rate drops; health law cited

Among blacks, the uninsured rate was down by 2.6 percentage points. It declined by 1 percentage point among whites. But Latinos saw a drop of just eight-tenths of a percentage point

Former CU doctor pleads guilty in University Hospital sex assault case

An anesthesiology resident at UCH, Uhlenkott was arrested in fall 2012 after a patient told investigators that Uhlenkott groped him while the man lay unable to see in a hospital bed following eye surgery

Obama to Latinos: Last call for health care signup

Obama to Latinos: Last call for health care signup

"The main point that I have for everybody watching right now is, you don't punish me by not signing up for health care," Obama said.

Doctors hope for cure in a 2nd baby born with HIV

Doctors hope for cure in a 2nd baby born with HIV

"We don't know if the baby is in remission ... but it looks like that," said Dr. Yvonne Bryson, an infectious disease specialist at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA who consulted on the girl's care.

Home births still rising, driven by white moms

ATLANTA  | Home births have risen to their highest level in about four decades but are still only a fraction of all births, according to a new government report released Tuesday. A little more than 1 percent of U.S. births …

Studies show big promise for HIV prevention drug

Studies show big promise for HIV prevention drug

Scientists say a long-acting, experimental drug completely protected monkeys from infection in two studies reported at an AIDS conference in Boston on Tuesday

Alzheimer's buddy program pairs patients, students

Alzheimer’s buddy program pairs patients, students

Besides offering students a unique perspective on a disease they're likely to encounter during their careers, the programs give patients a sense of purpose and a chance to stay socially engaged before their illness eventually robs their minds

4 women with new wombs are trying to get pregnant

4 women with new wombs are trying to get pregnant

"We have already begun transferring embryos into four of the women and plan to make attempts with the others when they are ready," said Dr. Mats Brannstrom, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Goteburg, who is leading the research.