University of Colorado at Boulder

The University of Colorado at Boulder, (CU Boulder), was established in 1876 as a public university. CU Boulder offers undergraduate and graduate degrees to a student body of 29,700 students. CU is ranked with a high research activity. In recent history, CU Boulder received funds to establish the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, JILA, and management funds for the National Institute of Standards and Technology's NIST-F-1 Atomic clock.

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Let's talk about Rx use—what is an opioid?

There are many reasons someone may take a prescription medication. We know these prescriptions are only safe when taken as directed by a medical professional for a specific health purpose, but for those who still choose to ...

Mar 09, 2018
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Preschoolers exposed to nighttime light lack melatonin

Exposing preschoolers to an hour of bright light before bedtime almost completely shuts down their production of the sleep-promoting hormone melatonin and keeps it suppressed for at least 50 minutes after lights out, according ...

Mar 05, 2018
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Healthy Buffs: 4 tips to improve focus

With fall break behind us and the holiday season ahead, these last few weeks of the semester can feel overwhelming. Having a plan for your health and wellness can help you stay focused and finish strong. CU Boulder Today ...

Nov 30, 2017
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Developing a positive body image

When it comes to body image, we often think of the media as having a big impact on how and what we think about our bodies. However, there are many factors that can influence a person's body image. So what can you do to foster ...

Nov 16, 2017
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Facts about STI testing

When we talk about sexual health, many of us get a little uncomfortable. But why? We aren't afraid to talk about getting the flu virus or strep throat. Still, there seems to be a taboo when it comes to talking about, and ...

Nov 09, 2017
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