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Colorado Doctor Travels To Nepal In Aftermath Of Earthquake

A Colorado doctor is traveling to Nepal to help in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake. The death toll has topped 5,000 people and the country is desperate for medical help, food and water.

04/29/2015

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‘Life Is Great,’ Says Denver Woman With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

While it can’t be cured, if treated, people can live with a rare disease that affects about one in a million people called pulmonary arterial hypertension. It can be deadly, and it’s difficult to diagnose.

04/20/2015

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Patient Being Monitored For Ebola Tests Negative

The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment announced that a patient’s Ebola testing returned negative.

04/02/2015

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New Diabetes Drugs Control Glucose, Weight

Doctors who treat diabetes say a couple of new classes of drugs are attacking the disease in a new way.

03/24/2015

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Colorado’s First-Ever Double Lung & Liver Transplant Went ‘Amazingly Well’

Transplant surgeons at the University of Colorado Hospital performed an amazing medical first for Colorado — the state’s first-ever double lung and liver transplant.

03/16/2015

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CU Hospital Helps Woman Breathe Easier With New Set Of Lungs

A young mother is taking deep breaths with a new set of lungs after receiving a lifesaving transplant at the University of Colorado Hospital.

03/11/2015

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Colorado Patients Coping With COPD Hum On The Harmonica For Help

Last week Star Trek’s Mr. Spock died of a disease many people probably never heard of — chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.

03/03/2015

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Pulmonary Embolism: More Common Than Most Realize

A blood clot in the lung, called pulmonary embolism, is potentially deadly and much more common that most people realize.

02/27/2015

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Hundreds Of Homeless Receive Socks Thanks To CU Hospital’s Burn Center

The University of Colorado Hospital’s Burn Center handed out socks at Father Woody’s Shelter on Monday.

02/16/2015

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Genetic Screening: Some Claim Controversy, Others Say It’s A Miracle

A Colorado couple has two healthy children thanks to sophisticated genetic screening. They were able to choose disease-free embryos over ones that carried a rare disorder.

02/11/2015

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