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Republican leaders beg 'knuckleheads' to stay safe as COVID cases soar in rural, red states

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Publish DateNovember 19, 2020

"We're facing an urgent need to strengthen the measures we have in place right now," said Glen P. Mays, a public health professor at the Colorado School of Public Health. "Part of the challenge is that the strategies we have that work have been politicized. There's mistrust and misinformation."

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COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Need Diverse Volunteers to Ensure Safety, Effectiveness and Public Buy-in

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Publish DateAugust 24, 2020

At the University of Colorado, Thomas Campbell said his medical practice has used its electronic medical records to identify and reach out to everyone at high risk for COVID-19. "I've already had over 100 people email me personally and said 'sign me up,'" said Campbell, also an infectious disease physician at UCHealth.

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Rarely Used in Modern Times, Quarantine Laws Give Public Officials Wide-Ranging Powers

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Publish DateMarch 12, 2020

Scientists and public health officials are battling both the new coronavirus and the skepticism of a society that hasn't seen a similar epidemic or quarantines for generations, said Glen Mays, chairman of the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. 

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Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' policy is traumatizing kids. Bring asylum-seekers here to heal

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Publish DateJanuary 10, 2020

Opinion column by Steven Berkowitz, professor of psychiatry and the director of the Stress, Trauma, Adversity Research and Treatment Center at the CU School of Medicine, and co-author: “As these children and parents arrive at our doorstep seeking asylum, as is their legal right, it is wrong for this administration to knowingly place them in dangerous environments when safe alternatives exist and their presence in the United States has no negative impact on our society. It is our duty to protect them.”

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They Enrolled in Medical School to Practice Rural Medicine. What Happened?

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Publish DateOctober 07, 2019

Producing doctors for the vast swaths of rural America needs to be more of a priority at every step in the education pipeline, experts said. Many academic centers sell students on the party line that they’ll be overworked, underappreciated and underpaid, according to Dr. Mark Deutchman, director of the University of Colorado School of Medicine's rural program. “They take people who are interested in primary care or rural and beat it out of them throughout their training,” he said.

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‘Scary’ prediction for U.S. kids: 57% could be obese by age 35

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Publish DateNovember 29, 2017

The study is based on “a sophisticated statistical analysis technique that relies on certain assumptions, and those assumptions can be challenged,” said Stephen Daniels, chairman of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. “But I think the assumptions are pretty reasonable and their conclusions are pretty reasonable and, unfortunately, pretty scary.” Daniels, who was not involved in the study, said the findings reflect “profound changes in physical activity and diet” that are hard to address.

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