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

news outletThe New York Times
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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Your Kid Doesn’t Need to Be LeBron or Serena

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateJuly 24, 2020

There’s even a name for it: overtraining syndrome. According to Dr. Gregory Walker, a pediatric primary care sports medicine physician at Children’s Hospital Colorado, “That’s when an athlete has worse performance despite intense training. This can encompass a bunch of factors like physiologic stress, emotional stress, fatigue and anxiety.”

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Multiple Vaccine Candidates Show Early Promise; Inhaled Interferon Helps Severe COVID-19 Patients

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateJuly 24, 2020

People are wary about close contact with others, so the pandemic is a real threat to bystander CPR, Dr. Sarah Perman of the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora told Reuters. Writing in the journal Circulation, she notes that the American Heart Association recommends hands-only CPR and precautions such as covering faces to reduce the spread of respiratory droplets that may carry the coronavirus.

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College Football Season Teeters on the Brink

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Publish DateJuly 15, 2020

Given budget crunches and coronavirus testing problems, should universities spend hundreds of thousands of dollars over the course of a season to routinely test players, coaches and staff? “Is this a good use of our resources?” said Dawn Comstock, a sports epidemiologist at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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Why a Pediatric Group Is Pushing to Reopen Schools This Fall

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateJuly 01, 2020

Dr. Sean O’Leary, a pediatrics infectious disease specialist at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, helped write the academy’s guidelines. He is a father of two children, 12 and 16, and a survivor of Covid-19 who is still experiencing some symptoms after he and his wife contracted the coronavirus in March.

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Coronavirus Cases Rise Sharply in Prisons Even as They Plateau Nationwide

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateJune 26, 2020

Public health officials say that indicates the virus has been present in prison populations for far longer than had previously been understood. “If you don’t do testing, you’re flying blind,” said Carlos Franco-Paredes, an infectious-disease specialist at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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As Playgrounds Start to Reopen, Here’s How to Keep Kids Safe

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateJune 12, 2020

But for very young children, say 2 or 3 years old, wearing a mask can sometimes be counterproductive, said Dr. Sean O’Leary, M.D., the vice chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Infectious Diseases and an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Children’s Hospital Colorado.

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Exploring the Links Between Coronavirus and Vitamin D

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateJune 10, 2020

The study looked at colds, influenza and respiratory infections caused by a variety of viruses. It did not include the novel coronavirus. But it did look at milder infections caused by other strains of coronavirus, said Dr. Adit Ginde, a professor of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the study’s lead author.

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