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The New York Times

Parents of Young Children Desperately Seek Vaccine Trials

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateSeptember 17, 2021

Impatient parents who are seeking off-label adult shots for their children concern officials like Dr. Sean O’Leary, vice chairman of the committee on infectious diseases at the American Academy of Pediatrics. “It’s a bit of the Wild West out there,” said Dr. O’Leary, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Children’s Hospital Colorado.

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Curiosity prevails: A conversation with Robert H. Eckel, MD

news outletHealio
Publish DateSeptember 17, 2021

“Halfway through my residency training program in internal medicine, I realized there was more to medicine than simply making a diagnosis and making people better,” Eckel, emeritus professor of medicine in the divisions of cardiology and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, emeritus professor of physiology and biophysics and Charles A. Boettcher II Chair in Atherosclerosis at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, told Healio. “I became incredibly curious about disease mechanisms and why certain drug paradigms did not work. I felt the need to get some answers and research experience.”

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Uncontrollable vomiting due to marijuana use on rise, study finds

news outletCNN
Publish DateSeptember 17, 2021

"It's pretty universal for these patients to say they need a really, really hot shower, or a really hot bath, to improve their symptoms," he said. Why hot? "That's not entirely clear," said Wang, who is also an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado.

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Researchers looking into connection between COVID-19 and Alzheimer's

news outlet9News
Publish DateSeptember 17, 2021

Dr. Huntington Potter is Professor of Neurology at CU Anschutz. He says new research shows a connection between COVID-19 and Alzheimer's disease.

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The New Yorker

Waiting to Testify at R. Kelly’s Trial

news outletThe New Yorker
Publish DateSeptember 17, 2021

Steven Berkowitz, a professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and an expert on the trauma endured by victims of sexual assault, said that it is “not uncommon” in such cases for victims to be in limbo, unaware of whether they will be asked to testify. “It really does depend on the jurisdiction,” he said, “and there are certainly places that do it better.”

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The Denver Post

New Colorado program helps employers in fields from construction to education address workers’ mental health

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateSeptember 17, 2021

The Workplace Mental Health Module, part of a certification and advising program out of the Colorado School of Public Health called Health Links, helps organizations assess their existing mental health supports through a survey for higher-ups, and then provides management consultations and advising sessions with recommendations to best help employees, said David Shapiro, program manager for the CU Anschutz Center for Health, Work and Environment.

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NBC News

How monoclonal antibody treatment can protect high risk Covid patients

news outletNBC News
Publish DateSeptember 17, 2021

Dr. Adit Ginde, who’s researching monoclonal antibodies at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, says awareness is a major problem. “Patients in the general public haven’t generally heard of this treatment.”

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Sometimes Lawyers Can Improve A Patient's Health When Doctors Can't

news outletNPR
Publish DateSeptember 10, 2021

And at Colorado's partnership, a survey of patients from 2015 to 2020 found statistically significant drops in stress and poor physical health, as well as fewer missed medical appointments among its 69 respondents, says Dr. Angela Sauaia, a professor at the Colorado School of Public Health who led the research.

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