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COVID Childcare Woes Increased Stress in Healthcare Workers: Study

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Publish DateJuly 26, 2022

The survey was conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, who collected data from 58,408 healthcare workers in 208 organizations between April and December 2020. Respondents were asked, "Due to…COVID-19, I am experiencing concerns about childcare," and subsequently assessed their CCS on a scale of 1, "not at all," to 4, "a great extent," with a score of 3 or 4 representing high CCS.

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Air Supply: Targeting Eosinophils in Severe Asthma

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Publish DateMay 07, 2021

In this series, recognized experts from the University of Colorado's Severe Asthma Clinic and Comprehensive Lung and Breathing Program explain the implications of recently approved monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of severe eosinophilic asthma. They explain the value of recognizing the heterogeneity of asthma and the need for correct diagnosis of this troubling subtype as early as possible. Although new and emerging therapies show a promising reduction in disease burden, specialists say that equity and access issues still thwart their efforts to provide these benefits to every patient.

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'Antibacterial' Soap Labels Still List Banned Ingredients

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Publish DateFebruary 06, 2020

Yet banned substances such as the triclosan in this Dial soap still commonly appear on online product descriptions, researchers found after searching the National Drug Code Directory and the websites of major online retailers, including Amazon, Walmart, and Target. The health effects of antibacterial ingredients "are very poorly defined," said Chandler Rundle, MD, first author of the study, which was published in Dermatitis. Rundle is with the Department of Dermatology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora.

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What doctors need to know about the activated charcoal trend

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Publish DateJuly 17, 2019

"Because the surface area is just so huge, even if there are weak interactions, things can be bound to the charcoal," says David Kroll, PhD, a professor in the department of pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Colorado Denver. "Any drug that's taken at a relatively low dose, I could see these charcoal capsules having a deleterious effect."

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Irregular Periods Linked to Type 2 Diabetes in Teenage Girls

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Publish DateApril 25, 2018

"The 20.5% frequency of irregular menses in the TODAY girls who are at least 1 year post-menarche appears to be higher than in the general adolescent population, although reported prevalence of irregular menses in normal adolescents varies widely," noted lead author Megan Kelsey, MD, a pediatric endocrinologist from the University of Colorado, Aurora, in a press release by the Endocrine Society.

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US News Ranks Top Medical School Programs by Specialty

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Publish DateMarch 30, 2018

For pediatrics, Harvard again comes out on top, according to the magazine, followed by University of Pennsylvania at 2, University of Cincinnati in Ohio at 3, University of Colorado in Aurora at 4, and John Hopkins University at 5.

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Prenatal Micronutrients May Cut Mental Illness Risk in Children

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Publish DateMarch 28, 2018

"This paper is the only comprehensive review of the major micronutrients supplements that affect behavioral outcomes from pregnancies," first author Robert Freedman, MD, from the Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, told Medscape Medical News.

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