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Caring for those with lung disease

The interstitial lung disease (ILD) program at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus reaches out to patients who not only have idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, but a myriad of other lung ailments – and even those who are at risk of developing interstitial lung disease. Dr. Joyce Lee, associate professor of pulmonary sciences and critical care, said the clinicians and researchers fully understand the importance of early diagnosis when it comes to all forms of ILD.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date September 06, 2019
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UCHealth dedicates more than $100 million for behavioral health care

Sept. 4, 2019, marks an important date in advancing health care in Colorado.


Author Staff | Publish Date September 04, 2019
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Service animal training program helps heal veterans

Opening doors, turning on lights, helping remove socks and shoes – for the talented service dogs in training from the non-profit Warrior Canine Connection (WCC), these skills are just the tip of the 80-command iceberg that dogs master to assist the visible and invisible injuries of their veteran partners.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date August 21, 2019
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Hitting the streets in hepatitis A battle

With an armed police officer and grocery cart stuffed with backpacks and suitcases behind him, Scott Harpin snapped on his latex gloves and fished out his supplies from a six-pack cooler.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date August 13, 2019
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The importance of the mental side of healing

Bruce Gordon has always been an athlete. Climbing mountains, endurance swimming and biking came naturally to him.


Author Matthew Hastings | Publish Date July 10, 2019
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Helicopter crash victim reflects on life-saving medical care

Amanda Repsher vividly recalls watching flight nurses load her husband on board a helicopter. Less than two hours earlier, his own crew’s helicopter had crashed during a failed takeoff, erupting into a ball of flames and scorching nearly all of Dave Repsher’s body.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date July 09, 2019
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Vic Lombardi: Men's Health Month

Local legendary sports television and radio host Vic Lombardi knows what most men are thinking when someone nudges them to go to the doctor. 


Author Matthew Hastings | Publish Date June 26, 2019
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Frequently asked questions on Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, impacting millions of Americans and their families.


Author Matthew Hastings | Publish Date June 14, 2019
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Help is only a phone call away with Real Help hotline

In life, there are highs and lows. Some are big and small. If you reach a point where you're feeling overwhelmed by the stress in your life - whether it's related to finances, relationships or any other issue - there's help through the Real Help hotline.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date June 11, 2019
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Heart of the matter: Doctors and designers collaborate to improve patient care

Among the projects of Inworks, a joint innovation initiative of the University of Colorado Denver and the Anschutz Medical Campus, one remains close to the heart. That is, the literal hearts from Inworks’ high-end polyjet printer, which produces 3D model organs for surgical planning. For a young patient of Max Mitchell, MD, the model hearts served as illustrative surgical tools and a showcase of the collaboration between doctors and designers.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date June 07, 2019
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