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Colorado Restaurants Reopen After Millions in Losses as Coronavirus Cases Fall Across the State

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Publish DateJune 10, 2020

As restaurants reopen and people spend less time at home, “we have a very important month ahead. We have to make sure that we don’t overshoot,” said  Dr. Jonathan Samet, dean and professor of epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health.  

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Restaurants are Open Again in Texas — with Some Big Changes. Is it Safe to Eat Out?

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Publish DateMay 15, 2020

“Eating out and interacting with society is not a risk-free scenario right now,” said Elizabeth Carlton, a professor at the Colorado School of Public Health. “If you’re in the older population or otherwise high-risk, you should still proceed with caution.”

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Republicans are Reopening. Why is Democratic Gov. Polis doing the Same in Colorado?

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Publish DateMay 05, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Samet, dean of the Colorado School of Public Health, told NBC News that the state runs "a risk of a second surge of the epidemic" no matter when restrictions are relaxed. "If we waited two weeks or four weeks, still most of us would be susceptible," he said. 

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Hundreds of Parents Say Kids Wrongly Taken From Them After Doctors Misdiagnosed Abuse

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Publish DateDecember 13, 2019

Richard Krugman, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and a leading figure in the field of child abuse prevention, said some of the criticism of child abuse pediatricians from defense lawyers and dissenting medical experts has been “over the top.” But when it’s estimated that a misdiagnosis contributes to 1 out of every 10 patient deaths in the U.S., Krugman said it’s not surprising that child abuse pediatricians are not right every time. A major problem, he said, is that doctors can only learn from mistakes if they are made aware of them.

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Babies May Not Be Protected by Mom's Measles Immunity as Long as Thought

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Publish DateNovember 21, 2019

Canadian researchers analyzed blood samples from almost 200 babies seen at a hospital in Toronto, looking for levels of protective antibodies to measles, which indicate immunity. Dr. Sean O’Leary, an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado in Aurora and a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, said the new study offers more reason for all people to get their recommended measles vaccinations — to protect not only themselves but also others in the community who are at risk.

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No more ‘manels,’ NIH head says in call to end all-male science panels

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Publish DateJune 13, 2019

“We as women have a lot of power, but we’re only going to get so far unless we have men who can take a stand as well,” said Elizabeth McCullagh, a postdoctoral fellow at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. McCullagh also serves on the leadership board of the group 500 Women Scientists, a group that works to expand diversity in science. The organization represents more than 11,000 women around the world qualified to be on the very panels to which Collins referred.

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