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Westword

Study: Too Many Cannabis Industry Employees Get High at Work

news outletWestword
Publish DateMarch 22, 2018

In 2017, the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment taught a daylong course on health and safety practices in the workplace for pot company owners and employees, focusing on a cannabis workplace safety guide released by the CDPHE earlier that year. That course is now available online.

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WJLA

Report: Abortion is safe but barriers reduce quality of care

news outletWJLA
Publish DateMarch 18, 2018

Long-term, "abortions do not increase the risk of breast cancer and abortions have no effect on future mental health issues including depression, anxiety or PTSD," said panel co-chair Dr. Ned Calonge of the University of Colorado.

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Inside Science

Marijuana May Help Solve Skin Rash Sting

news outletInside Science
Publish DateMarch 16, 2018

“There’s a large segment of the population that doesn’t like using steroids, even if they are topical steroids on their skin. This would be an alternative, natural product for them to try,” said Robert Dellavalle from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. “So, when we have somebody who has tried topical steroids or topical immuno-modulators that suppress the immune system for psoriasis or eczema and they haven't gotten completely better, there’s a potential of using this new therapy that might work in a different way and help them,” said Dellavalle.

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Colorado Public Radio

The Mystery Of A Polio-Like Illness In Colorado May Be Solved

news outletColorado Public Radio
Publish DateMarch 13, 2018

Now, University of Colorado researchers along with colleagues around the world, say they've identified the likely cause. Acute Flaccid Myelitis is a neurological illness that can cause paralysis, facial drooping and muscle weakness.

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Today

Can daylight saving time kill you? Here’s what you can do

news outletToday
Publish DateMarch 09, 2018

A team at the University of Colorado in Denver found a 25 percent increase in the number of heart attacks on the week after clocks “spring” forward, and a 21 percent decrease in the week after they ‘fall” back. And a Swedish team found a 5 percent increase in heart attacks in the first three days after the March change.

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Los Angeles Times

Male doctors are disappearing from gynecology. Not everybody is thrilled about it

news outletLos Angeles Times
Publish DateMarch 07, 2018

Dr. Saketh Guntupalli, a gynecological oncologist at the University of Colorado, raised the stakes. “If you exclude 50% of people from anything, think about how much you’ve lost,” he said. “You might lose the next person who's going find a cure for cancer.”

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