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Is Coffee Good for Us? Maybe Machine Learning Can Help Figure It Out.

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Publish DateMarch 26, 2021

The Circulation study employed observational data, but its initial aim was not to assess the relationship between coffee and heart failure. This is how the lead author David Kao, a cardiologist at University of Colorado School of Medicine, characterized it to me: “The overall question was, What are the factors in daily life that impact heart health that we don’t know about that could potentially be changed to lower risk.” Because one in five Americans will develop heart failure, even small changes in their behaviors could have a big cumulative impact.

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In Their Own Words: Why Health Experts Say Elementary Schools Should Open

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateMarch 04, 2021

“I am an infectious diseases physician, respiratory virus researcher, pediatric hospitalist and mother of two. I have taken care of children with Covid-19 and seen its devastating complications. I have engaged in this work while taking care of the academic and social-emotional needs of my children. I had to make the difficult choice to abandon the public school system, of which I was a strong proponent. My children needed to be in school. I needed them to be in school. I knew this could be done safely. I wish the same for everyone else.” Suchitra Rao, Associate Professor, Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Pediatrician, Infectious Disease, Children's Hospital, Colorado

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Coffee Drinking Tied to Lower Risk of Heart Failure

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Publish DateFebruary 25, 2021

“Usually, researchers pick things they suspect would be risk factors for heart failure — smoking, for example — and then look at smokers versus nonsmokers,” said the senior author, Dr. David P. Kao, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Colorado [School of Medicine]. “But machine learning identifies variables that are predictive of either increased or decreased risk, but that you haven’t necessarily thought of.”

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How to Help When Adolescents Have Suicidal Thoughts

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Publish DateFebruary 12, 2021

Laura Anthony, a child psychologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado and an associate professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, said that one common mistake that even she sometimes makes is trying to solve a child’s problems. “What I need to do is just listen,” she said.

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After a Rocky Start, Novavax Vaccine Could Be Here by Summer

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateFebruary 04, 2021

Thomas Campbell [professor of medicine at CU School of Medicine], who is overseeing the trial site at UCHealth in Colorado, said he has received more than 2,000 emails and hundreds of calls from would-be volunteers.

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Trump and Friends Got Coronavirus Care Many Others Couldn’t

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateDecember 11, 2020

In fact, the antibody treatments are so scarce that officials in Utah have developed a ranking system to determine who is most likely to benefit from the drugs, while Colorado is using a lottery system. Dr. Matthew Wynia, director of the Center of Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado, said that giving the powerful access was patently unfair.

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

news outletThe New York Times
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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