Doctors See Promise In New Addiction-Fighting ImplantThere is a new weapon for fighting addiction to heroin and painkillers. The FDA has approved an implant that can curb craving and withdrawal for six months.
New Mom Has Warning About HELLP SyndromeA rare pregnancy complication nearly killed a first-time mother and her baby. Now, the grateful mom wants to get the word out about a syndrome called HELLP.
Victim Claims Graphic Video Shows Excessive Force By PoliceGraphic video has been released that shows what a victim and his lawyer claim to be excessive force by La Junta police officers.
Colorado Study Looking At Link Between Vitamin D, DiabetesResearchers at the University of Colorado Hospital are exploring a potential link between vitamin D and Type 2 diabetes.
UCH Researchers Study Shot To Stop Staph InfectionsA staph infection after surgery can be serious, even fatal. According to data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), patients who get a staph infection in the hospital have five times the risk of dying in the hospital.
Arvada Man Accused Of Setting Girlfriend On Fire While CampingAn Arvada man has been arrested for allegedly setting his girlfriend on fire during a camping trip.
2 College Students, 'Besties,' Share A Lifesaving ConnectionBest friends now have a lifesaving connection. At the end of May, both young women had surgery at the University of Colorado Hospital on the same day. One gave the other a portion of her liver.
Anti-Diarrhea Drug Used To Get HighResearchers say an over the counter treatment for diarrhea is being used by drug abusers to get high. According to a study done in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, people are overdosing on anti-diarrhea drugs, like Imodium, with sometimes deadly consequences.
CU Researchers Helping ICU Nurses Manage Burnout & PTSDStudies have found that up to 28 percent of hospital nurses who work in the intensive care unit suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Mobile Stroke Unit Speeds Stroke TreatmentOne woman is crediting timely medical care with the Mobile Stroke Treatment in helping her stroke recovery process.
Nurse Dances Her Way To The Broncos SidelinesThis football season there will be a nurse on the sidelines at Denver Broncos home games. She won't be practicing her profession, but rather, her passion.
Patients At University Of Colorado Hospital Develop Infections Linked To ScopeSome patients at the University of Colorado Hospital have developed infections after undergoing a procedure with a particular endoscope. Of the nine who developed infections, three of those patients later died.