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‘Clearly, Coloradans have lapsed’: New virus cases are setting records in Colorado

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Publish DateNovember 05, 2020

“It’s really a very scary rise,” Dr. Jonathan Samet, the dean of the Colorado School of Public Health, said in an interview. “Clearly, Coloradans have lapsed.”

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What Does ‘Negative’ on a Coronavirus Test Really Mean?

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateOctober 20, 2020

“The tests have to be used when they’re supposed to be used,” said Andrea Prinzi, a clinical microbiologist at the University of Colorado, Anschutz. “That’s when they’re going to help you the most.”

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In a First, New England Journal of Medicine Joins Never-Trumpers

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Publish DateOctober 09, 2020

“Wow,” said Dr. Matthew K. Wynia, an infectious disease specialist and director of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado. He noted that the editorial did not explicitly mention Mr. Biden, but said it was clearly “an obvious call to replace the president.”

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Is It Safe to Exercise if the Air Is Hazy With Wildfire Smoke?

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Publish DateSeptember 23, 2020

Red-level or “unhealthy” air quality also is probably best avoided. “I would caution anyone against outdoor exercise when the A.Q.I. is ‘unhealthy’ or higher,” says James Crooks, clinical assistant professor at the Colorado School of Public Health and associate professor of biostatistics at National Jewish Health hospital in Denver, who has studied the health effects of Colorado wildfires.

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It’s Not Easy to Get a Coronavirus Test for a Child

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Publish DateSeptember 16, 2020

“There is no good reason not to do it in kids,” said Sean O’Leary, a Colorado pediatrician who sits on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ committee on infectious diseases. “It’s a matter of people not being comfortable with doing it.”

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Young Adults’ Pandemic Mental Health Risks

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Publish DateAugust 28, 2020

Dr. Maya Haasz, an assistant professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, said that for the past few years, every child over age 10 who comes to the emergency room at Children’s Hospital Colorado, where she is an attending physician, is screened for suicide risk, using a questionnaire. “Somewhere between 5 and 10 percent of our patients presenting for nonmental health concerns screen positive,” she said — and this was true before the pandemic. 

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When Things Aren’t OK With a Child’s Mental Health

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Publish DateAugust 14, 2020

Dr. Maya Haasz, an attending physician in the pediatric emergency room at Children’s Hospital Colorado and an assistant professor at University of Colorado School of Medicine, brought up the vulnerability of children who already had mental health concerns, especially depression and anxiety, and emphasized the need for parents to ask children about their moods, mental health and low moments.

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In This Pandemic Summer, Don’t Forget About Kids’ Other Risks

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Publish DateAugust 05, 2020

Dr. Maya Haasz, an attending physician in the pediatric emergency room at Children’s Hospital Colorado and an assistant professor at University of Colorado School of Medicine, said they are seeing injuries that reflect a summer of individual activity rather than team sports. Kids are out riding their bikes and their scooters, she said, but not always wearing helmets. “We’re seeing more significant head injuries,” she said.

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