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Research    Patient Care    Medicine    Infectious disease    HIV

Injectable HIV Medication is Superior to Oral Medication for Patients Who Frequently Miss Doses, Study Finds

When a person is diagnosed with HIV, they are placed on a lifelong HIV treatment regimen, called antiretroviral therapy, to keep the virus under control. But for many people, having to take medicine every day can be a struggle for a variety of reasons, resulting in missed doses that could potentially lead to a decline in their health.

Author Tayler Shaw | Publish Date May 14, 2024
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Patient Care    Medicine    Community Health

You’re Probably Not Allergic to Penicillin — Even If You Think You Are

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who have a penicillin allergy listed on your medical record, research suggests it’s highly likely that this label is inaccurate.

Author Tayler Shaw | Publish Date April 17, 2024
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How Colorado law shapes advanced care planning; Former Broncos players help children cope with grief

news outletCPR
Publish DateMay 14, 2024

Did you know that If you're critically ill and can't make decisions for yourself, your family can't automatically step into help?

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Behavioral tactics for CLABSI prevention should be emphasized, survey shows

news outletHealio
Publish DateMay 10, 2024

A nationally representative survey showed high use of evidence-based technical interventions to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections in recent years; however, gaps remain in use of behavioral interventions.

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Study sheds light on challenges faced by caregivers of children with genetic conditions

news outletNews Medical
Publish DateMay 10, 2024

When it comes to improving the lives of children with genetic conditions, medical research often focuses solely on the children.

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Colorado’s legal drug conundrum

news outletPBS
Publish DateMay 09, 2024

The scene felt like something from a movie. Thick, skunky clouds of marijuana rose over Civic Center Park as thousands celebrated during Denver’s legal 4/20 celebration. 

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