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1,000 Patients Wanted for COVID-19 Vaccine Trial in Colorado

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Publish DateJuly 10, 2020

“Our site here at University of Colorado Hospital is part of a nationwide network called the COVID Prevention Network, which is set up so that it has a cohort of sites that are available to sequentially enroll into multiple vaccine studies,” said Dr. Thomas Campbell, an infectious disease physician at the CU School of Medicine and University of Colorado Hospital. “If it works, the Moderna vaccine could be a real game-changer for the pandemic.”

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Peaceful Protests, Speakers, Periods of Silence Fill Day 7 of George Floyd Protests in Denver

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Publish DateJune 04, 2020

A group of third- and fourth-year medical students from the University of Colorado School of Medicine told 9NEWS they just finished their shifts, some had 12-hour shifts, and still showed up because of how important this cause is to them.

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Social Distancing in Colorado Began Before 'Stay-at-Home' Order and Eased Before it was Lifted, Cellphone Data Shows

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Publish DateMay 22, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Samet, the UC School of Public Health dean and head of the research group, said the cellphone data reflects the social distancing his team inferred from the slowed growth of new cases, and reveals Coloradans’ incremental changes in mobility, which didn’t exactly line up with the orders.

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Colorado History: President Dwight Eisenhower's 1955 Heart Attack in Denver

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Publish DateFebruary 20, 2020

During a trip to Denver in September 1955, President Dwight Eisenhower played a round at Cherry Hills Golf Club. That night, he felt ill. An electrocardiogram determined the president had suffered a massive heart attack. He was rushed to the Fitzsimons Army Hospital in Aurora, which closed in the 1990s. The building is now part of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

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Coloradans Monitoring Coronavirus Outbreak, No Local Cases Reported

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Publish DateJanuary 23, 2020

Cells in a coronavirus are not unusual, according to Michelle Barron, the medical director of Infection, Prevention, and Control at UCHealth's University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus. "It's actually a cold virus," Barron said. "It's one of the most common cold viruses that we see every year." The new coronavirus strain, yet to be named, originated in Wuhan, China where hundreds have been infected. "It's an evolving story in terms of what we expect to see with this," she said. 

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From the Football Field to the Medical Field: Former Bronco Working to Become Physical Therapist

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Publish DateDecember 17, 2019

David Bruton Jr. is pursuing a doctorate degree in physical therapy at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Bruton is now in the second semester of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program in the CU School of Medicine. The 32-year-old Ohio native played for the Denver Broncos and a final season with the Washington Redskins; the eight-year span was four times longer than the average NFL career.

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CU Cancer Center Doctor, Stage IV Cancer Patient Discuss Diagnosis, Advocacy

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Publish DateNovember 18, 2019

Emily Daniels, who was a non-smoker in her early 30's, was suddenly diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer just 21 months ago. She joined 9News with Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, professor and director of thoracic oncology, at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. Emily has become an advocate for other people battling the disease. She and Brian organized a golf tournament – Links for Lungs – which tees off again on Sept. 11. Last year’s debut tournament raised over $130,000 for the Lung Cancer of Colorado Fund.

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Synthetic Form of Vitamin E is Being Heated, Inhaled and Causing Serious Health Issues

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Publish DateNovember 15, 2019

Dr. Laura Borgelt from the CU Skaggs Schools of Pharmacy explains the impact of Vitamin E being heated and inhaled. Vitamin C can be used as an agent that is added to THC and nicotine products and causes severe lung injury. There are almost 2,200 cases as of yesterday. 

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