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CU Anschutz study aims to help doctors prescribe exercise

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Publish DateJuly 01, 2022

Exercise is good for all parts of a person's body, but doctors don't know how cells in the body actually respond. Dr. Wendy Kohrt, a Distinguished Professor of Medicine at CU Anschutz, is hoping to help change that.

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Clearing medicine cabinets helps combat opioid crisis

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Publish DateMay 13, 2022

Students with the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy collected bags full of outdated medication on Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

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Colorado looks at COVID overseas to predict possible trends

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Publish DateApril 19, 2022

Here is part of our conversation with infectious disease expert Dr. Michelle Barron with UCHealth and Jonathan Samet, the dean of the Colorado School of Public Health which models COVID behavior.

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Yes, BA.2, or ‘stealth’ omicron, cases have been reported in the U.S.

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Publish DateMarch 24, 2022

There could also be some cases of BA.2 in the U.S. that aren’t being reported since the subvariant is more difficult to detect, Payal Kohli, M.D., assistant clinical professor of medicine at University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus, said. 

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Study identifies factors that put some kids at higher risk for having severe COVID-19 cases

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Publish DateMarch 04, 2022

“What we wanted to better understand was, how can we predict which of these kids was going to end up in the ICU and get really sick so that we could be more aggressive with their treatment up front,” said Dr. Blake Martin, a pediatrician and associate professor at CU School of Medicine.

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No, COVID-19 and flu have not combined into a new strain called ‘flurona’

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Publish DateJanuary 14, 2022

Dr. Payal Kohli, assistant clinical professor of medicine at University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus, further clarified that COVID-19 belongs to the coronavirus family of viruses, which is a separate family of viruses than the flu.

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Colorado bioethicist calls hospital situation 'dire'

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Publish DateNovember 05, 2021

But Dr. Matt Wynia, the Director for the Center of Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado [School of Medicine], sees another side. "If you’re outside and the sun is out and the glory of fall is all around you, you don’t realize that our healthcare system is not just at a breaking point--there are places where it’s breaking," Wynia said.

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CU dean hopes to inspire students of color to pursue healthcare careers

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Publish DateOctober 05, 2021

In his current leadership position as Dean and Professor for the College of Nursing at CU Anschutz, Provencio-Vasquez hopes his own lived experiences will help other first-generation college students move forward in higher education and healthcare. "Seeing faculty or other or other students like you really makes a difference," he said. "Seeing people like yourself even within a hospital system, a clinic, or a university really makes a difference, so I’m hoping that my presence here really invites others to take this journey."

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