University of Colorado Hospital Anschutz Campus http://kunc.org en Too Much Calcium Could Cause Kidney, Heart Problems, Researchers Say http://kunc.org/post/not-milk-too-much-calcium-does-body-bad-researchers-say 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.<p>Federal health officials <a href="http://www.niams.nih.gov/health_info/bone/bone_health/nutrition/">recommend</a> that women and men younger than 50 consume 1,000 milligrams of calcium per day. Mon, 13 Aug 2012 07:29:00 +0000 Patti Neighmond 32043 at http://kunc.org Too Much Calcium Could Cause Kidney, Heart Problems, Researchers Say A Sweet Salve For Shingles? http://kunc.org/post/sweet-salve-shingles <p>A preliminary study done in partnership with the <a href="http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/denver/Pages/AnschutzMedicalCampus.aspx" target="_blank">University of Colorado-Denver</a> suggests honey might be effective in treating a viral disease&mdash;shingles.</p><p> Sat, 11 Aug 2012 20:22:30 +0000 Jessica McDonald 31995 at http://kunc.org A Sweet Salve For Shingles? Expected Tighter Spending on Health Care is Driving Hospitals to Partnerships http://kunc.org/post/expected-tighter-spending-health-care-driving-hospitals-partnerships <p>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.</p><p>To the south, Memorial Health System in Colorado Springs hopes to expand its network beyond the state&rsquo;s second largest city, if it can modify its limitations as a city-owned facility.</p><p>Those are just two of the ways in which Colorado hospitals are dealing with massive changes in the health care industry.</p> Sat, 02 Jul 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Colorado Public News & Rachel Brand 10499 at http://kunc.org Expected Tighter Spending on Health Care is Driving Hospitals to Partnerships Partnership Could Lead to Colorado's Largest Hospital System http://kunc.org/post/partnership-could-lead-colorados-largest-hospital-system <p>A non-binding letter of intent announced today could form one of the largest hospital systems in the state. Thu, 23 Jun 2011 21:43:42 +0000 Grace Hood 10172 at http://kunc.org Partnership Could Lead to Colorado's Largest Hospital System