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More than half of early Covid-19 patients at one hospital had symptoms two years later, study finds

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Publish DateMay 13, 2022

Dr. Kristine Erlandson, an associate professor of medicine and infectious disease specialist at the University of Colorado [School of Medicine], has been doing her part by recruiting participants for a study of the long-term impact of Covid-19. The initiative is a part of the National Institutes of Health's RECOVER trial.

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Family members of Covid-19 ICU patients may emerge with a different condition, study says

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Publish DateMay 13, 2022

In many ways, it's a lot like the experiences of families of patients in the intensive care unit with Covid-19, said Dr. Timothy Amass, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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THC and CBD exposure in womb linked to childhood obesity, higher blood sugar, study says

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Publish DateApril 19, 2022

"There's this misconception that cannabis is safe," said study author Brianna Moore, an assistant professor at the Colorado School of Public Health in Aurora, Colorado. "So some women may use it in pregnancy, thinking that it's a safe alternative to other medicines, even prescribed medications," Moore said.

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Unintentional drug overdoses led to 200,000 years of lost life for US preteens and teens who died between 2015 and 2019, study shows

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Publish DateMarch 04, 2022

Often, though, that's where the system falls short, according to Dr. Paula Riggs, a professor and director of the Division of Addiction Science, Prevention and Treatment in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. "Less than 10% of kids go to treatment with the standard screening, brief intervention, referral to treatment model that we're using," said Riggs, who wasn't involved in the new study.

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Some teens may get a Covid-19 vaccine booster soon, but younger kids might not get one at all

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Publish DateDecember 17, 2021

Dr. Sean O'Leary, a professor of pediatric infectious disease at the University of Colorado School of Medicine who works with Children's Hospital Colorado, said his fellow pediatricians are starting to hear from more parents, "particularly for the older kids who were vaccinated several months ago."

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Why you should vaccinate your 5-to-11-year-old

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Publish DateNovember 05, 2021

Opinion co-authored by Sean T. O'Leary, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children's Hospital Colorado and serves as the vice chair of the Committee on Infectious Diseases for the American Academy of Pediatric

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In one of the country's most vaccinated places, masks were still key to slowing Covid-19

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Publish DateOctober 05, 2021

Talia Quandelacy, an epidemiologist with the University of Colorado-Denver and the Colorado School of Public Health, said the concept of herd immunity in this pandemic has been oversimplified and over-relied-on. "It's a useful guide to have some sort of target to aim for," she said. "But usually, if we hit a certain metric, that doesn't mean that transmission or the pandemic is just going to disappear."

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Uncontrollable vomiting due to marijuana use on rise, study finds

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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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