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‘We’re the Telescope Looking Forward’: Medical Ethicists Ask Tough Questions as Part of $66 Million Research Project

In the original “Jurassic Park” movie, after the process of bringing dinosaurs back to life is explained to a team of consultants, one of them voices a warning: “Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.”

University of Colorado Department of Medicine faculty members will be asking the “should” question years before there’s an answer to “could.”

Author Mark Harden | Publish Date April 05, 2024
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Colon cancer rates have been rising for decades in younger people, study find

news outletNBC News
Publish DateMay 08, 2024

Colorectal cancer rates have been rising for decades among people too young for routine screening, new research finds.

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Deployment exposures contribute to abnormal lung function in veterans

news outletHealio
Publish DateMay 08, 2024

Following military deployment, veterans who served in Southwest Asia and Afghanistan had poorer lung function if they experienced more intense inhalation exposures, according to results published in Respiratory Medicine.

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‘Black Men in White Coats’ hopes to inspire more Black doctors

news outletCPR
Publish DateMay 08, 2024

Kayden Riley, a fifth grader at Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Park Hill, loves basketball and, therefore, the Denver Nuggets of course — baseball cap and all.

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New research investigates whether adequate sleep can help prevent osteoporosis

news outletNews Medical
Publish DateMay 07, 2024

As part of the University of Colorado Department of Medicine's annual Research Day, held on April 23, faculty member Christine Swanson, MD, MCR, described her National Institutes of Health-funded clinical research on whether adequate sleep can help prevent osteoporosis. 

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