• Small cash incentives can encourage primary care visits

    They reduce emergency department use and improve patient care while lowering long-term costs

    An economic experiment to inform policymakers considering Medicaid expansion shows small cash incentives to low-income people with new health care coverage can promote primary care visits that may significantly reduce costs overall.… Full Story

    August 7, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    health money
  • Researchers to study neurological effects of Zika virus in children

    CU Anschutz, Baylor and Guatemalan researchers receive NIH funding for study

    Researchers at the University of  Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the Baylor College of Medicine will join with Guatemalan investigators in a major study examining the clinical outcomes of children infected with the Zika virus after being born, focusing on long-term brain development.… Full Story

    June 19, 2017
    David Kelly
  • Film examines risks temp workers face

    CU Anschutz researchers and producer of 'A Day's Work' probe plight of temp workers

    An hour and a half into his first day on the first job of his life, 21-year-old Lawrence Daquan “Day” Davis was killed.… Full Story

    May 31, 2017
    Guest Contributor
    Screening of Day's Work at CU Anschutz
  • Being a good neighbor

    CU Denver and CU Anschutz students help residents of Denver Meadows

    Virginia Visconti is always looking for ways to advance community-campus partnerships. As the community practice specialist for the Center for Public Health Practice, Colorado School of Public Health, Visconti, PhD, identified an important collaboration to engage students and faculty, from both CU Denver and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.… Full Story

    May 22, 2017
    Kathleen Bohland
    Brenda Gutierrez and her four children
  • Most remaining smokers in US have low socioeconomic status

    Disparities among smokers widening as most vulnerable find it hardest to quit

    After decades of declining US smoking rates overall, most remaining smokers have low income, no college education, no health insurance or a disability, according to research from the Colorado School of Public Health at CU Anschutz.… Full Story

    March 23, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    tobacco smoker ill2
  • Water fluoridation saves Americans over $6 billion in dental work

    CU Anschutz study finds national return on investment is 20 to one

    Americans enjoyed savings of $32 per capita in tooth decay prevention, according to a national assessment of fluoridation by Colorado School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH) researchers published in Health Affairs.… Full Story

    February 28, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    water
  • Type 2 diabetes diagnosis in youth leads to increased complications

    Youth with type 2 experience more than double the health complications of type 1 youth

    A new report published this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association points to a significantly higher burden of diabetes-related complications in adolescents and young adults with type 2 diabetes compared to type 1 diabetes, with greater health complications in minority youth.… Full Story

    February 28, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    Blood glucose test
  • Anowara Begum’s journey

    ColoradoSPH student conducts research in biomass-fueled indoor air pollution in home country of Bangladesh

    Anowara Begum’s journey from a remote village in Bangladesh to the CU Anschutz Medical Campus is an inspiring tale of courage and determination.… Full Story

    February 27, 2017
    Blair Ilsley
    Anowara Begum