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The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a world-class medical destination at the forefront of transformative science, medicine, education and patient care. The campus encompasses the University of Colorado health professional schools, more than 60 centers and institutes, and two nationally ranked independent hospitals - UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital and Children’s Hospital Colorado - that treat more than two million adult and pediatric patients each year. Innovative, interconnected and highly collaborative, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus delivers life-changing treatments, patient care and professional training and conducts world-renowned research. For more information, visit


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Os animais de estimação podem trazer alegria e companheirismo, bem como preocupações financeiras, perdas e desafios logísticos. Dann Tardif/Stone via Getty Images

Os animais de estimação proporcionam companheirismo, carinho e alegria - e também estresses inevitáveis

Os animais de estimação geralmente se tornam parte integrante do sistema familiar, e algumas pessoas dizem que o vínculo com eles é semelhante ao de um filho humano.
Drugs used to treat alcohol use disorder have been on the market for decades but are rarely prescribed. Krit of Studio OMG/Moment via Getty Images

Alcohol use disorder can be treated with an array of medications – but few people have heard of them

Alcohol is responsible for more deaths than overdoses from opioids and all other substances combined, yet less than 10% of people with alcohol use disorder receive treatment.
Les jeunes enfants, les femmes enceintes et les personnes immunodéprimées sont parmi les plus vulnérables à la rougeole. (CHBD/E+ via Getty Images)

La rougeole est l’une des maladies infectieuses les plus mortelles et les plus contagieuses. Elle est aussi l’une des plus faciles à prévenir

Un pédiatre explique comment les vaccins contre la rougeole sont devenus les victimes de leur propre succès, et le risque que l’augmentation des épidémies représente pour tous et toutes.
Altitude sickness is rare at elevations of less than 8,200 feet but becomes much more common at higher altitudes. Maya Karkalicheva/Moment via Getty Images

Altitude sickness is typically mild but can sometimes turn very serious − a high-altitude medicine physician explains how to safely prepare

Whether you’re ascending to high altitudes for casual travel or for adventure tourism, there are specific strategies to help you acclimate and reduce the likelihood of altitude sickness.
An enlarged heart can lead to abnormal heart rhythms. Professional Studio Images/E+ via Getty Images

Your heart changes in size and shape with exercise – this can lead to heart problems for some athletes and gym rats

People who regularly engage in significant amounts of exercise, as endurance athletes do, may develop enlarged hearts. While athletic heart is adapted for performance, it can be cause for concern.
When immune cells become overactive, your immune system itself can cause disease. NIAID/Flickr

Immune health is all about balance – an immunologist explains why both too strong and too weak an immune response can lead to illness

Dietary supplements claim to be able to ‘boost your immune system’ to combat disease. But attaining immune balance through a healthy lifestyle and vaccination is a safer bet to keep in good health.
Every brain injury is unique, as is every person’s path to recovery. Chinnapong/iStock via Getty Images Plus

Brains have a remarkable ability to rewire themselves following injury − a concussion specialist explains the science behind rehabilitation and recovery

Concussions can teach researchers a great deal about how the brain recovers after injury and offer insights into how people can promote brain health throughout their lives.


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