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From Sepsis to Cervical Cancer: AI Helps CU Anschutz Save Lives

While a recent explosion in AI technology has exposed its possibilities to the public with online systems such as ChatGPT and Dall·E, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have been exploring the rapidly evolving technology for years and are beginning to harness its problem-solving powers to change healthcare.

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Patient Care    Mental Health   

Unraveling the Connections Between Loneliness and Emotional Eating

Author Matthew Hastings | Publish Date May 20, 2024

Grabbing a pint of ice cream and digging in because of a breakup has become so cliché, it’s a common romance movie scene. But for some people, especially if loneliness and isolation affects their lives, turning to food to soothe their emotions can become an all-too-common and real problem.

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Research    The Conversation

Alcohol Use Disorder Can Be Treated With an Array of Medications – But Few People Have Heard of Them

More than 29.5 million Americans ages 12 and up had alcohol use disorder – the medical term for the disease commonly known as alcoholism – in 2022, when the most recent national data was published.


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Patient Care    COVID-19    Mental Health   

Long COVID Brings Focus to Mental-Physical Connection

While the pandemic left behind millions of people worldwide with lasting COVID-19 effects, it also fueled a research and healthcare focus that Thida Thant, MD, and colleagues have long promoted – the overlap of physical and mental illness.


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Community    Alumni    Clinics

The Reality of Root Canals: Natural Teeth Are Worth Saving

Root canals often evoke fear, but preserving your natural tooth whenever possible is always preferable to extraction. Nothing looks, feels or functions quite like your natural teeth. Choosing to consult an endodontist for a conservative intervention to save your natural tooth is always advisable.


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Compassionate Care

Michelle Brower and Brigid Reilly spent just an hour or two with a patient back at the end of January.


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Research    Women's Health

CU Anschutz Researchers Hope to Bridge Gap in Care and Treatment for Heart Disease in Women

Researchers at the Ludeman Family Center for Women’s Health Research published a paper in the Journal for Women’s Health Research that calls attention to how doctors can better diagnose and treat coronary heart disease (CHD) in women — particularly when it comes to the diagnosis of a heart attack.


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Students    Awards    Community and Practice    Student and Alumni    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz    Leadership    ColoradoSPH at CSU    ColoradoSPH at UNC

ColoradoSPH Students Graduate, Receive Honors

On May 20, more than 250 students were recognized in the Colorado School of Public Health convocation ceremony with MPH, MS, DrPH, and PhD degrees.

The convocation recognized students graduating in May 2024, as well as those from December and August from 2023.


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CU Anschutz In the News

Healio

Surgeons dissect the changing face of ACL treatment

Healio
Publish DateMay 17, 2024

According to Rachel M. Frank, MD, associate professor in the department of orthopedic surgery and the director of the Joint Preservation Program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, “recent interest is namely due to the fact that we have recognized which tear patterns are most appropriate for repair, and we have narrowed down how to do the repair from a technical and biologic aspect.”

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Medscape

Asynchronous Primary Care Offers Challenges, Opportunities

Medscape
Publish DateMay 17, 2024

Asynchronous care holds promise in extending care beyond traditional constraints, according to Stephen Fuest, MD, an assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado, and a co-moderator of the workshop. "By capitalizing on our experiences in designing and implementing systems for portal communication, we can find ways to optimize productivity and alleviate burnout," Fuest said.

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Becker's Health IT

CU Anschutz digs into quantum computing

Becker's Health IT
Publish DateMay 17, 2024

CU Anschutz and researchers have started to explore Atom's quantum computing hardware and worked with the company to examine healthcare applications. The two organizations are developing a "roadmap" to enable quantum computing for "tangible value for healthcare," according to CU Anschutz's press release.

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CPR

Coloradans’ injuries from guns have cost $8.4 million in health care in six-year span

CPR
Publish DateMay 17, 2024

Colorado has been trying to track numbers, treating firearm injuries and deaths as a public health emergency. As part of a concerted prevention push from the state, including a resource hub, that data can be found on a new online dashboard. The push comes from a partnership between the Office of Gun Violence Prevention within the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Injury and Violence Prevention Center in the Colorado School of Public Health.

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