New research shows pregnant women exposed to higher levels of air pollution have babies who grow unusually fast in the first months after birth, putting on excess fat that puts them at risk of obesity and related diseases later in life.
Some worry the science was rushed. Others question whether the benefits outweigh the risks. Here's what Teresa Foley, a teaching professor of distinction in integrative physiology, tells students, acquaintances and family who are hesitant.
In 2009, Colorado launched an ambitious initiative that enabled federally-funded Title X clinics to provide a broad array of birth control options for free or at a low cost. A new study shows the program significantly boosted graduation rates in the state, enabling 3,800 more women to get a diploma.
A new documentary debuting this week on PBS centers around the efforts of Chuck Plunkett, now director of CU News Corps, to push back against newsroom layoffs around the country and save local journalism.
A new study of mask compliance across 53 campuses, including CU Boulder, suggests that while there's some room for improvement, college students are listening to public health advice and wearing face coverings.
What made Tuesday’s verdict so unique, and will it lead to lasting change? In this Q&A, three CU Boulder experts in law; sociology, crime trends and policing; and Africana studies and criminology give their takes.
More than 70% of neurological diseases, including Alzheimer's disease and the concussion-related disorder CTE, are believed to be fueled by protein clusters called tau aggregates. A new study sheds light on how they damage brain cells, and could ultimately lead to new therapies for such "tauopathies."
Grief, anger, powerlessness and worry––in a tragic event, all of these emotions are valid and some may feel all of them over time, says Sona Dimidjian, director of the Renée Crown Wellness Institute. Learn more.
CU Boulder was the first site to roll out a federally-funded study led by the COVID-19 Prevention Network at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. Study leaders vaccinated 11 of the roughly 700 CU Boulder student volunteers who will ultimately participate.