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Teen Girls’ Poor Diets Are Worrying Doctors

news outletWall Street Journal
Publish DateMay 07, 2021

Part of the risk is behavioral: Children pick up eating habits from their parents. Also, being exposed to deficits of some nutrients and excess calories in utero—particularly from fats and carbohydrates—can cause changes in gene expression that “trigger all sorts of pathogenic pathways including promoting obesity,” says Dana Dabelea, a professor of epidemiology and pediatrics at the Colorado School of Public Health, Anschutz Medical Campus. These epigenetic changes can affect the development of children’s fat tissue and when they feel full, she says.

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Covid-19 Vaccine Makers Turn Toward Testing Children

news outletWall Street Journal
Publish DateDecember 28, 2020

“For most vaccines there is not much of a reason to think that if they are safe in adults, they wouldn’t be safe in children,” said Sean O’Leary, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and vice chairman of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ committee on infectious diseases.

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Trump’s Covid-19 Treatment Seeks to Boost Immune Response

news outletWall Street Journal
Publish DateOctober 09, 2020

But their immune systems are another important factor, researchers say. “When you challenge a body with a virus or a vaccine, there’s just not the vigorous response,” said Cari Levy, a geriatrician who is a professor at the University of Colorado [School of Medicine].

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Medical schools are pushed to train doctors for climate change

news outletWall Street Journal
Publish DateAugust 07, 2019

The Yale School of Medicine offers a continuing medical education certificate in climate change and health, and the University of Colorado Department of Emergency Medicine now offers a fellowship for physicians on climate change and health policy.

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