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The Colorado Sun

Syphilis is on the rise among Colorado newborns. One county is addressing the issue inside its jail

news outletThe Colorado Sun
Publish DateMarch 23, 2023

The increase in syphilis cases shows the importance of public health, said Dr. Daniel Pastula, an associate professor of neurology, infectious disease and epidemiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Colorado School of Public Health

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U.S. News & World Report

Doctors May Miss How Addiction Patients Cheat Drug Tests

news outletU.S. News & World Report
Publish DateMarch 23, 2023

“These patients are at particularly high risk for opioid overdose, as they are not receiving the protective effects of buprenorphine,” said Dr. Jarratt Pytell of University of Colorado School of Medicine, who led the study published Wednesday by JAMA Psychiatry.

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Associated Press

What to know about new research on coffee and heart risks

news outletAssociated Press
Publish DateMarch 23, 2023

Because the study was performed in a small number of people over a short period of time, the results don’t necessarily apply to the general population, said Dr. Dave Kao, a cardiologist and health data expert at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, who was not involved in the study. However, the study is consistent with others that have found coffee is safe and it offers a rare controlled evaluation of caffeine’s effect, Kao added.

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The Denver Post

Opinion: Two bills would be catastrophic to CU Anschutz’s world-class care

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateMarch 23, 2023

With your support, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has become one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers, attracting talent from around the world with a shared commitment to improving health. Here, patients access advanced care, scientists conduct breakthrough research, learners are trained to become outstanding caregivers, and innovative companies invest in our future.

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Out-of-state abortions in Colorado more than doubled in 2022

news outletKUNC
Publish DateMarch 23, 2023

“I think the numbers provide data to confirm what we have expected to see and what we have been hearing from providers as well as supporters of people seeking abortion,” Kate Coleman-Minahan, an assistant professor at the University of Colorado College of Nursing said.

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Bloomberg News

Spiked Drug Tests Are Undermining Opioid Treatment Efforts

news outletBloomberg News
Publish DateMarch 23, 2023

About 2.4 million adults are prescribed buprenorphine, a synthetic opioid, to address opioid use disorder, according to the report. In treatment, it substitutes for stronger opioids like heroin to prevent withdrawals. The end goal is for patients to then taper off use of buprenorphine as well. Discovering that some patients are undermining the treatment should be a red flag for clinicians, according to Jarratt Pytell, an assistant professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and co-author of the study.

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KMGH Channel 7

Colorado lawmakers consider bill to set up nontoxic bullet replacement pilot program

news outletKMGH Channel 7
Publish DateMarch 23, 2023

“The more we've studied it, the more we realize that there's no level of lead in the diet or in intake that's without deleterious effects,” said Dr. Michael Kosnett, an associate clinical professor of medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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Reader's Digest

An anti-migraine diet

news outletReader's Digest
Publish DateMarch 21, 2023

“Everyone’s brain works slightly differently, but we know in general triggers can cause a hyperexcitability to the cortex of the brain,” says Danielle Wilhour, an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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