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U.S. News & World Report

AHA News: Why People Fear Performing CPR on Women – and What to Do About It

news outletU.S. News & World Report
Publish DateNovember 24, 2020

"Hopefully, this information can be used to help us eliminate the biases that people may have," said Shelby Shelton, a professional research assistant at the University of Colorado Department of Emergency Medicine and one of the investigators.

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The Denver Post

Not just sore throats and scraped knees: School nurses play pivotal role in containing COVID-19 in Colorado

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateNovember 24, 2020

That’s been an adjustment for Lexi Barrere, an instructor at the University of Colorado’s College of Nursing and nurse practitioner at a school-based health clinic serving families in Sheridan School District No. 2. Barrere and her colleagues would traditionally go into schools to provide services such as sports physicals and mental, dental or behavioral health care, but now they rely on connecting with patients virtually, which is limiting families’ access to care, she said.

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New York Post

Doctors fear COVID-19 worst for college basketball: ‘Horrible idea’

news outletNew York Post
Publish DateNovember 24, 2020

“My thoughts are that it’s a horrible idea to play,” Comstock, an epidemiology professor at the Colorado School of Public Health and a sports injury expert, said with an uneasy laugh, “but I have no doubt that colleges are going to go through with it anyway.

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Colorado Politics

Foundation started after Sandy Hook shooting to study violence prevention to merge with CU Anschutz Medical Campus center

news outletColorado Politics
Publish DateNovember 19, 2020

A foundation started by the parents of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim is closing and being reborn as a program at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. Folding the Avielle Foundation into the National Mental Health Innovation Center at the university’s main medical training and services campus will make the work of the center more robust and lead to a broader impact, said Matt Vogl, the center's executive director. “We are not currently able to focus attention specifically on violence prevention, building compassion and the associated brain science behind those things,” he said in an email. “Now we can.”

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CBS4 Denver

‘It’s Exciting’: Denver Moderna COVID Vaccine Trial Participant Talks About Effective Rate

news outletCBS4 Denver
Publish DateNovember 19, 2020

“We have two independent scientific experiments that come up with the same results that demonstrate that both of these vaccines are highly effective,” said Dr. Thomas Campbell, a professor of infectious disease medicine at CU Anschutz Medical Campus. “We are able to do that already with lots of other vaccines, I don’t think that will be a big issue.”

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USA Today

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

news outletUSA Today
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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Colorado Public Radio

Colorado Patients Can Now Get Preventative HIV Medications From Pharmacists

news outletColorado Public Radio
Publish DateNovember 19, 2020

“Certainly the hope would be to stop it in its tracks — to hopefully reverse that and really get this disease back under control, because it is a preventable disease in these high-risk populations,” said Zadvorny, who is a faculty member at the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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9News

Q&A: The mental health toll for health care workers in the pandemic

news outlet9News
Publish DateNovember 19, 2020

About a month into the pandemic, Dr. Michelle Barron, professor at the CU School of Medicine specializing in infectious diseases, took the advice she had been giving others for years and sought the help of a therapist. She shared her reasoning in an episode of the CU Anschutz podcast "COVID Reflections" which focuses on the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic.

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