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What’s the Best Time of Day to Exercise?

Author Kiley Kudrna | Publish Date November 17, 2022

With the holidays around the corner, you may be wondering when is the best time to schedule your exercise routine during a hectic time of the year. Seth Creasy, PhD, assistant professor of endocrinology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, answers questions about exercise, diet and sleep and talks about a new clinical trial targeting the question: What time of day is best to exercise?

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Community    Mental Health

Avoiding Stress and Sadness During the Holidays

Despite their reputation as the happiest season of all, filled with family, presents, and peaceful evenings by the fireplace, the holidays, for many, also are accompanied by stress, depression, and anxiety.


School NameSchool of Medicine
AuthorGreg Glasgow | Publish DateDecember 01, 2022
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Faculty

Full Circle in the Front Range

Shelly Fischer, PhD, RN, CNE may be a newcomer to her role, but she’s no stranger to the Front Range, healthcare leadership, and the University of Colorado College of Nursing.


School NameCollege of Nursing
AuthorBob Mook | Publish DateDecember 01, 2022
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Research    Students

Student Team From CU School of Medicine Selected to Create Substance Use Curriculum 

Three students at the University of Colorado School of Medicine want their peers to better understand how to treat opioid addictions and overdoses — and they have received support from the Coalition on Physician Education in Substance Use Disorders (COPE) to help put their plans in motion. 


School NameSchool of Medicine
AuthorGreg Glasgow | Publish DateNovember 30, 2022
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Faculty    Pharmacy

Associate Dean Takes the Reins of National Pharmacy Organization

The Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences’ (CU Pharmacy) faculty have a long history of holding leadership positions throughout the country. Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Brian Hemstreet, PharmD, has recently joined that list after being elected President of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). Just like how his hobbies of biking and skiing take him to the mountains, he will be bringing his leadership skills to new heights.


School NameSchool of Pharmacy
AuthorBrad Bobel | Publish DateNovember 29, 2022
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Community    Child & Adolescent    Pediatrics

Screening for Anxiety Now Recommended in Children 8 and Older

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic began, anxiety disorders were one of the most common mental health concerns among children. Pre-pandemic, health care providers and caregivers could expect a third of children to meet the criteria for anxiety disorders by the time they were through adolescence.


School NameSchool of Medicine
AuthorRachel Sauer | Publish DateNovember 29, 2022
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Alumni   

Alumna Blends Native American Healing Traditions with Western Medicine

“I knew at a young age that I wanted to be a doctor or a person who could help others heal,” says CU Nursing alumna Michelle Kahn-John, PhD ‘14, MSN ’00, who comes from a long line of medicine women and men from the Navajo (Diné) Nation, Big Water Clan (Tó’tsohnii) of Fort Defiance, AZ.


School NameCollege of Nursing
AuthorDana Brandorff | Publish DateNovember 28, 2022
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CU Anschutz In the News

The Denver Post

COVID and flu hospitalizations up in Colorado, but “tripledemic” looks less likely

The Denver Post
Publish DateDecember 01, 2022

“It may be that the (pediatric) hospitals get a break and the adult hospitals are in for some strain,” said Beth Carlton, an associate professor of environmental and occupational health at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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Steamboat Pilot & Today

Steamboat schools highlight three December events focused on mental health

Steamboat Pilot & Today
Publish DateDecember 01, 2022

The experts are Scott Cypers, director of stress and anxiety programs at the Helen and Arthur E Johnson Depression Center at University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus, and Aaron Ragon, an adjunct professor at University of Denver and former high school counselor in Douglas County.

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MSN

4 Things Your Eye Color Might Reveal About Your Health

MSN
Publish DateDecember 01, 2022

In a University of Colorado School of Medicine study, researchers tracked nearly 3,000 people with vitiligo, an autoimmune disease in which a person’s immune system attacks healthy pigment cells and causes skin blotches.

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Science News

‘Forever chemicals’ may pose a bigger risk to our health than scientists thought

Science News
Publish DateDecember 01, 2022

“People and communities have had significant exposure to these chemicals. If they can ID that they are in an area of significant exposure, they should seek testing through their usual source of care,” says Ned Calonge, an epidemiologist at the Colorado School of Public Health in Aurora who chaired the committee that wrote the National Academies report.

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