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Former Denver Bronco David Bruton becomes healer

In many ways, the current chapter of David Bruton, Jr.’s, life runs counter to his first career as a strong safety and Super Bowl 50 winner in the National Football League.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date September 10, 2019
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Research   

Lung cancer puzzle leads to breakthrough discovery

Getting ready to catch a morning flight to Chicago in February 2018, Emily Daniels felt a strange tightness in her chest. She noticed a shortness of breath. Taking her mother’s advice, she called her obstetrician who said she should go to the ER.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date August 28, 2019
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Campus Life

University Police achieves prestigious accreditation from international organization

CU Anschutz Chancellor Don Elliman welcomed the news that our University Police Department has been awarded a prestigious accreditation from an international law enforcement organization.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date August 07, 2019
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Innovation

Bus revs up innovative access to sun safety

Strolling across the manicured lawn of the Denver Polo Club under a bluebird Colorado sky, Neil Box, PhD, walks his sun-safety talk. He wears a wide-brimmed Wallaroo hat, dark sunglasses and EltaMD sunscreen, while greeting the many attendees of the recent “Mallets for Melanoma,” an annual fundraising event for the Colorado Melanoma Foundation (CMF).


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date July 30, 2019
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Innovation

CU Anschutz drives cancer breakthrough

Under the sunny skies that return to Portland, Ore., every summer, Nichol Miller is enjoying a life of family and purpose. The mother of three soaks in the milestones of graduations, weddings and anniversaries as well as the simple pleasures of seeing her kids head off to school and her husband come home from work.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date July 09, 2019
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Education

What's it like to practice medicine on Mars?

INSIDE ‘THE HAB,’ MARS UTAH – When it comes to medicine on Mars, or even on a spaceflight to the Red Planet, “definitive care” means something very different than it does on Earth. Quite simply, it means that nobody is coming to help the crew tend to an injured or ill astronaut.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date June 20, 2019
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Education

Medical care at the final frontier

NEAR HANKSVILLE, UTAH – Ben Easter, MD, steps onto a rocky ledge overlooking a dry riverbed. He cranes his neck and points into the canyon.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date June 19, 2019
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Education

Tornado time: How to stay safe on campus in severe weather

Colorado doesn’t fall into the nation’s notorious “twister alley,” but severe thunderstorms occasionally spawn funnel clouds or tornados. Some have even churned in the vicinity the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date June 05, 2019
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Campus Life

Rep. Crow tabs mental health crisis as a top concern

On a tour of CU Anschutz Medical Campus facilities and programs, U.S. Rep. Jason Crow learned how the campus in the heart of his district is expanding mental health resources and innovation. The emphasis is well-timed, considering the need for new treatments and improved patient access has never been greater.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date May 31, 2019
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Police say 'Run, Hide, Fight' in the event of active harmer

As first responders described key ways people can stay safe on campus, especially in the event of an active harmer, CU Anschutz Police Chief Randy Repola addressed the elephant in the room: last week’s shooting at the STEM School in Highlands Ranch.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date May 17, 2019
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