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Greeley family wonders who’s next as they watch Alzheimer’s disease wind through generations

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Publish DateJanuary 29, 2019

Doctors often don’t perform genetic tests for Alzheimer’s because “we just don’t find that it’s very predictive,” says Dr. Jonathan Woodcock, clinical director of the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer’s Disease Center at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus.

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Alzheimer’s disease creeps from one generation to the next in this Colorado family

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Publish DateJanuary 27, 2019

Whether a couple get the disease at the same time or one after another is “the luck of the draw,” says Dr. Jonathan Woodcock, clinical director of the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer’s Disease Center at CU Anschutz. In the summer of 2016, a year after Tony, a doctor diagnosed Josie with Alzheimer’s disease. By then, Josie’s physical ailments already had landed her in a nursing home.

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Editorial: Caden McWilliams’ death should be treated as the preventable health crisis it is

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Publish DateJanuary 25, 2019

That is the guiding force behind a massive undertaking from a Colorado pair united by fate: Dr. Richard Krugman and Lori Poland, founders of The National Foundation to End Child Abuse and Neglect (EndCAN). The two believe that the child abuse epidemic is an “under-addressed public health crisis” that can be treated. Krugman served as dean of the University of Colorado School of Medicine for 25 years, headed the U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect and, perhaps most noteworthy, was Lori

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#ThisIsOurLane in Colorado, too

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Publish DateNovember 23, 2018

As an emergency physician and a trauma surgeon, we are honored to work with our multi-disciplinary teams 24/7 to save limbs and lives after devastating injuries — including those from firearms. As public health trained researchers, we also strive to prevent those injuries because it is an unbearable part of our job to tell a mother or a father that we couldn’t save their child, or to tell a child that we couldn’t save their sibling. Sometimes we are lucky and we get to tell someone they will survive, but we had to amputate a limb or despite our efforts they will never walk again. By Emmy Betz, MD, MPH and Catherine Velopulos, MD, MHS, both of the University of Colorado School of Medicine at CU Anschutz.

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Colorado researchers receive $2 million grant to make chemotherapy edible

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Publish DateAugust 08, 2018

If Colorado researchers have their way, cancer patients will someday be eating their way through chemotherapy.

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From homicides to car accidents, fatal injuries are up across the U.S., Colorado researchers find

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateAugust 03, 2018

Fatal injuries are increasing at an “alarming” rate in the U.S., according to a new study from researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Denver Health Medical Center Colorado, as incidents such as suicide, homicide and car accidents continue to be one of leading causes of death in the nation.

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Colorado veteran Spencer Milo battled invisible wounds of war after returning home

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Publish DateJuly 06, 2018

Today, Milo lives with his wife and two children in Castle Rock and serves as the director of veterans programs, communications and strategic development for the Marcus Institute for Brain Health (MIBH) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Like the NICoE and its satellite Intrepid Spirit Centers across the country, the MIBH offers a model to treat mild to moderate brain injuries, post-traumatic stress, depression and anxiety. “Invisible injuries are so prevalent in the post 9/11 and war on terror,” Milo said.

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How should hospitals reduce opioid prescriptions? A major new VA study offers some clues

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Publish DateApril 30, 2018

“It may be something about facilities’ and providers’ comfort with prescribing as a tool,” said Dr. Joseph Frank, a University of Colorado School of Medicine professor who co-authored the study. Frank also works as a primary care doctor at Denver’s VA hospital.

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