Colorado ranks 44th in the nation for per capita Medicaid spending, in a report by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
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What Would You Risk To Live Longer? Do Smokers Deserve Expensive Treatments? New Podcast Explores Tough Questions In Medicine
Medical questions don’t always have clear answers. The new podcast Hard Call tells the stories of people who have to make tough medical decisions and delves into the ethics of their choices.
CU’s School of Medicine gets about $200 million a year in NIH funds, so a proposed 20 percent cut could make $40 million vanish.
Despite the new infusion of money from the feds, some wonder what’s in store for the funding of medical research as a new administration takes shape.
VA Hospital's Expensive Design, Medical Research Gender Gap, Former Bronco Turns To Fantasy Football
Colorado's new veterans hospital is $1 billion over budget. A new investigation criticizes Veterans Administration management for overruns and delays. Then, a University of Colorado researcher wants more women included in clinical studies, because illness and disease affect them differently than men. And, former Broncos tight end Nate Jackson was bedridden a lot in his career, so he took up fantasy football. He writes about his experiences in "Fantasy Man." Plus, a giant polar bear mascot roams local art shows and venues on behalf of cultural funding.
Science proves men and women are different when it comes to health but women have historically been underrepresented in clinical studies.
- The Alzheimer’s Association is awarding $1 million to research that targets brain inflammation as a key factor in the disease.Read more
Research shows gunshot wounds are larger and penetrate more deeply into the body.