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Denver Opening Warming Centers Today, Revisiting Temperature Thresholds

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Publish DateNovember 18, 2022

“...This would make the case for making sure that warming centers are open at 32 degrees because the cold stress can cause considerable mortality among people experiencing homelessness — more so than people NOT experiencing homelessness," Josh Barocas, a doctor and associate professor of medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, wrote to all Denver City Council members.

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"Troublesome" New COVID Variants Rising in Colorado

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Publish DateOctober 20, 2022

On October 10, the Colorado School of Public Health released a modeling report for COVID-19 that described the disease's outlook in the state as uncertain for the rest of the year, given the potential for new variants to arise.

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Colorado Chemistry Professor Could Change the Future of Plastics

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Publish DateOctober 06, 2022

Scientists have found microplastics in donor blood and in the lungs of surgical patients. Although their effect on health isn't yet clear, some physicians have suggested that they cause excess inflammation, allergic reactions and cell death. Zhang and his team are also working with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus to further understand the impact of microplastics on people.

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How Much Info Will New THC Concentrate Warnings Include?

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Publish DateAugust 20, 2021

"I think the first step of the question is determining what that recommended serving size dose is going to be, because that visual representation will likely differ by product and by route of administration," Dr. Jesse Hinkley, a psychiatry professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, said during a MED rulemaking session on August 11.

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We Are Unstoppable: Les Shapiro on New Podcast With Vic Lombardi

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Publish DateMay 15, 2020

The medical element of We Are Unstoppable is key. The bi-monthly podcast is sponsored by the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, whose experts add another layer of information to the package. "Vic and I have very thick Rolodexes, so we're able to secure big names in sports and entertainment," Shapiro points out. "But as an epilogue, we're interviewing doctors at CU Anschutz to talk about what everybody just heard.” 

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For Addicts, COVID-19 Crisis Can Mean Going It Alone...Virtually

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Publish DateApril 07, 2020

“The orders to quarantine, shelter in place, isolate seemed pretty counterintuitive to everything we’ve been taught, which is to gather, commune and connect,” says Meghan White, the alumni and volunteer coordinator at CeDAR, the University of Colorado Health’s Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora.

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COVID-19 Update: Colorado Named One of USA's Next Big Concerns

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Publish DateApril 06, 2020

Colorado has released new COVID-19 modeling data developed by a team that includes experts from state agencies, as well as the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, and the University of Colorado in Denver and Boulder.

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Safeguarding Reproductive Care During COVID-19 Crisis

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Publish DateMarch 25, 2020

"Things that should be routine and easy are becoming much more complex," says Dr. Nina Ball, a recent graduate of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and a consultant with the advocacy group Cobalt. "Life is changing as we all try to act in the most socially conscious way and avoid trips out of the house that are not necessary and keep distance from others to stop the spread of COVID-19."

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