University of Colorado Hospital Anschutz Campus

6:02am

Thu June 5, 2014
Health

Colorado Looks To Health And Wellness Tourism

Over just two years since it was built, the $34 million University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center has created a high-tech space for research and programs.
Grace Hood KUNC

America’s obsession with weight loss has given birth to reality shows like The Biggest Loser and Extreme Weight Loss. 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.

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1:29am

Mon August 13, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Too Much Calcium Could Cause Kidney, Heart Problems, Researchers Say

Originally published on Mon August 13, 2012 7:08 am

Federal health officials recommend 1,000 milligrams of calcium per day for people younger than 50, but some are overdoing it.
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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.

Federal health officials recommend that women and men younger than 50 consume 1,000 milligrams of calcium per day. The recommendation goes up to 1,200 milligrams after age 70 for men and after menopause for women, when a major drop in estrogen causes bone loss.

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2:22pm

Sat August 11, 2012
Health

A Sweet Salve For Shingles?

In addition to being tasty on biscuits and tea, honey may be useful in treating shingles.
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6:00am

Sat July 2, 2011
Health Care

Expected Tighter Spending on Health Care is Driving Hospitals to Partnerships

Bruce Schroffel, president of the University of Colorado Hospital, is looking to expand the new health care network that UCH is forming with Poudre Valley Health System.
Photo courtesy of University of Colorado Hospital.

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.

To the south, Memorial Health System in Colorado Springs hopes to expand its network beyond the state’s second largest city, if it can modify its limitations as a city-owned facility.

Those are just two of the ways in which Colorado hospitals are dealing with massive changes in the health care industry.

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3:43pm

Thu June 23, 2011
Health

Partnership Could Lead to Colorado's Largest Hospital System

PVHS CEO Rulon Stacey (center) addressed a small group at Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland.
Grace Hood

A non-binding letter of intent announced today could form one of the largest hospital systems in the state.

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