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U.S. News & World Report

Should You Take Vitamin B12 to Boost Mood?

news outletU.S. News & World Report
Publish DateSeptember 21, 2017

“We know that B12 deficiency is very bad for the nervous system,” says Dr. Jonathan Woodcock, an associate professor of neurology and psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, Colorado. It can cause problems with cognition and memory, as well as peripheral neuropathy, where the nerves going to the arms and legs degenerate, among many other issues. He notes that a B12 deficiency is also associated with depression and anxiety.

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The Denver Post

CBD on the international stage: WHO committee delving into science, control status of cannabis compound

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateSeptember 20, 2017

Closely watching the activity in Geneva this November will be American researchers who lament the restrictive barriers to studying cannabis and components such as CBD. The compound is on lockdown because of its Schedule I status, said Heike Newman, a senior regulatory manager at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

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Brides.com

Considering Surrogacy? Here’s What You Need to Know

news outletBrides.com
Publish DateSeptember 20, 2017

We spoke with Dr. Alex J. Polotsky, MD, MS, an associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as the Division and Fellowship Director of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility at the University of Colorado Denver, about the important things couples should know, discuss, and consider if they are interested working with a gestational carrier. The topic of surrogacy is big and complicated, but it doesn’t have to be scary, and being informed is the first step.

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Healio

Seven things to know before utilizing telepsychiatry in your practice

news outletHealio
Publish DateSeptember 17, 2017

“Research has been going on for the last couple decades in telepsychiatry, and at this point there is a robust evidence base,” Jay H. Shore, MD, MPH, of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, said during the session. “Now, there is a good cohort of randomized controlled studies, approximately 20 to 25, of good quality, that demonstrate interventions over video conferencing are equally as effective as interventions in-person or face-to-face.”

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Reuters

What should doctors and nurses do when a shooter is in the hospital?

news outletReuters
Publish DateSeptember 06, 2017

“If we are asking healthcare providers to enter an active shooter scene while the shooting is still going on, I would not expect a healthcare provider to try to deal with that until the assailant is either gone or otherwise dealt with,” said Dr. Peter Pons of Denver Health Medical Center and the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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Reuters

Parents of mentally ill teens aren’t more likely to store guns safely

news outletReuters
Publish DateSeptember 01, 2017

“The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents prevent their children from accessing household firearms either by removing them or locking them,” said lead study author Dr. Joseph Simonetti of the VA Denver Healthcare System and the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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