University of Colorado Hospital Anschutz Campus http://www.kunc.org en Colorado Looks To Health And Wellness Tourism http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-looks-health-and-wellness-tourism <p>America’s obsession with weight loss has given birth to reality shows like <em>The Biggest Loser</em> and <em>Extreme Weight Loss</em>. The latter aired the second installment of its new season with part of the episode shot on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The popular culture influence is reinvigorating Colorado’s image as a health and wellness destination — but with a medical twist.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:02:14 +0000 Grace Hood 57330 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Looks To Health And Wellness Tourism Too Much Calcium Could Cause Kidney, Heart Problems, Researchers Say http://www.kunc.org/post/not-milk-too-much-calcium-does-body-bad-researchers-say When it comes to a healthy diet — especially for women, and especially after menopause — nutritionists, doctors, everybody it seems, will tell you: calcium, calcium, calcium.<p>Federal health officials <a href="http://www.niams.nih.gov/health_info/bone/bone_health/nutrition/">recommend</a> that women and men younger than 50 consume 1,000 milligrams of calcium per day. Mon, 13 Aug 2012 07:29:00 +0000 Patti Neighmond 32043 at http://www.kunc.org Too Much Calcium Could Cause Kidney, Heart Problems, Researchers Say A Sweet Salve For Shingles? http://www.kunc.org/post/sweet-salve-shingles <p>A preliminary study done in partnership with the <a href="http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/denver/Pages/AnschutzMedicalCampus.aspx" target="_blank">University of Colorado-Denver</a> suggests honey might be effective in treating a viral disease&mdash;shingles.</p><p> Sat, 11 Aug 2012 20:22:30 +0000 Jessica McDonald 31995 at http://www.kunc.org A Sweet Salve For Shingles? Expected Tighter Spending on Health Care is Driving Hospitals to Partnerships http://www.kunc.org/post/expected-tighter-spending-health-care-driving-hospitals-partnerships <p>The Aurora-based University of Colorado Hospital will look to expand its network in other parts of the state after it nails down its just-announced deal in northern Colorado.</p><p>To the south, Memorial Health System in Colorado Springs hopes to expand its network beyond the state&rsquo;s second largest city, if it can modify its limitations as a city-owned facility.</p><p>Those are just two of the ways in which Colorado hospitals are dealing with massive changes in the health care industry.</p> Sat, 02 Jul 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Colorado Public News & Rachel Brand 10499 at http://www.kunc.org Expected Tighter Spending on Health Care is Driving Hospitals to Partnerships Partnership Could Lead to Colorado's Largest Hospital System http://www.kunc.org/post/partnership-could-lead-colorados-largest-hospital-system <p>A non-binding letter of intent announced today could form one of the largest hospital systems in the state. Thu, 23 Jun 2011 21:43:42 +0000 Grace Hood 10172 at http://www.kunc.org Partnership Could Lead to Colorado's Largest Hospital System