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Coloradans’ injuries from guns have cost $8.4 million in health care in six-year span

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Publish DateMay 17, 2024

Colorado has been trying to track numbers, treating firearm injuries and deaths as a public health emergency. As part of a concerted prevention push from the state, including a resource hub, that data can be found on a new online dashboard. The push comes from a partnership between the Office of Gun Violence Prevention within the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Injury and Violence Prevention Center in the Colorado School of Public Health.

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More than 300,000 Coloradans hit with long COVID, creating waves in work and school, according to new survey

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Publish DateFebruary 22, 2024

The data mirror what researchers at CU Anschutz have seen. “I think they demonstrate what we have heard individually from patients in the clinic of the last four years and highlight the larger societal impact for long COVID,” said Dr. Sarah Jolley, a researcher with CU Anshutz and medical director of the UCHealth Post-COVID Clinic.

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Tuberculosis cases are on the rise in Colorado, but it isn’t clear why

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Publish DateDecember 08, 2023

Eight cases this year were found in patients younger than 18 years old. Two people in total have died.

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Radon and Lung Cancer Risk

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Publish DateNovember 17, 2023

CU Cancer Center member Jan Lowery, PhD, MPH, Assistant Director, Dissemination and Implementation, Office of Community Outreach and Engagement, was interviewed on Colorado Public Radio about radon and lung cancer.

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Here’s how the COVID-19 public health emergency ending will impact Coloradans

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Publish DateMay 12, 2023

“Treatments such as Paxlovid will continue to be provided free as long as supplies last, independent of the public health emergency,” said Dr. Thomas Campbell, an infectious disease doctor at the UCHealth Anschutz campus. “Those will eventually be transitioned to typical coverage through insurance and third party payers.”

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As gun deaths rise, Colorado is trying something new — a public health approach to gun violence prevention

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Publish DateMarch 17, 2023

In a first-of-its-kind partnership, the Office of Gun Violence Prevention within the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is teaming up with researchers from the Injury and Violence Prevention Center in the Colorado School of Public Health. They’ll create and maintain a resource bank of regularly updated and accurate materials regarding gun violence in Colorado.

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As the pandemic reaches the 3 year mark, many call for a memorial to honor Colorado’s 15,000 COVID dead

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Publish DateFebruary 02, 2023

The loss of colleagues still weighs heavily, said Dr. Michelle Barron, an infectious disease physician at UCHealth on the campus of CU Anschutz, which cared for more COVID-19 patients than any other location in the state.

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For those with debilitating OCD, a surgical procedure can help

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Publish DateJanuary 19, 2023

Deep brain stimulation is increasingly being used for people suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD, which affects about three percent of the population. Dr. Moksha Patel, who's a physician at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, suffered from debilitating symptoms of OCD, including obsessive hand-washing, showering, even using cleaning agents like bleach to clean his body. He said the symptoms made him feel like a prisoner of his own mind and kept him from many day-to-day activities.

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