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The Colorado Sun

Opinion: Why it’s crucial to protect yourself from coronavirus at work

news outletThe Colorado Sun
Publish DateNovember 19, 2020

I am a proud member of the research community here in Colorado, having been a professor of immunology at the University of Colorado for the last 16 years.  During these difficult times, we at the CU-Anschutz Medical Campus have done much to alter our normal research programs to address the pandemic and its impact on Coloradans. 

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CBS News

A giant step forward for users of artificial legs

news outletCBS News
Publish DateNovember 19, 2020

Her walk was assessed by a surgeon, Dr. Jason Stoneback, at the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. He showed Petersen a computer analysis of Thornburg's walk: "You can see her upper torso is sort of shifting over the right side, so that she can maintain her balance through her gait."

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The New York Times

‘Clearly, Coloradans have lapsed’: New virus cases are setting records in Colorado

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateNovember 05, 2020

“It’s really a very scary rise,” Dr. Jonathan Samet, the dean of the Colorado School of Public Health, said in an interview. “Clearly, Coloradans have lapsed.”

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The Denver Post

More Coloradans are dying from Alzheimer’s disease during pandemic as social isolation takes its toll

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateNovember 05, 2020

“We will start to see more of these deaths occurring with more hospitalizations and more people in the ICU,” said Dr. Zachary Macchi, an instructor in the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology. “Ultimately, more of those patients are going to be those who are in living facilities and are at risk.”

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U.S. News & World Report

To Fight Suicide, Maps Offer Safe Gun Storage Options

news outletU.S. News & World Report
Publish DateNovember 05, 2020

"As clinicians, we might tell people you should get your gun out of the home and store it somewhere. And people would say, 'Where?'" says Dr. Emmy Betz, an emergency room physician and associate professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora.

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Colorado Public Radio

Colorado’s Coronavirus Third Wave Is Here As Hospitalizations Reach New Peak

news outletColorado Public Radio
Publish DateNovember 05, 2020

Despite all of the dire warnings, November 2020 is not April 2020. Doctors have learned a lot about how to treat COVID-19 in six months, said Dr. Richard Zane, chair of the department of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. “We are much better at recognizing critical illness, anticipating critical illness,” he said “We are much more confident in our ability to treat patients with COVID and have an understanding of what we need to do.”

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Vox

Trump’s pullback of pollution controls is even more hazardous than you think

news outletVox
Publish DateOctober 29, 2020

Lisa McKenzie, a clinical assistant professor at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus, has found that benzene concentrations in the air around oil and gas operations in Colorado are about twice as high as they are in Denver, whose air isn’t exactly pristine. “The closer you live to an oil and gas site, the higher your risk of cancer … and the higher your risk for respiratory and neurological effects,” she said.

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The Denver Post

Colorado hospitals are better prepared for COVID-19 than in March, but flu creates uncertainty

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateOctober 29, 2020

Typically, hospitals can get an idea of what the flu season will be like by looking to Australia, whose winter flu season is during the Northern Hemisphere’s summer, said Michelle Barron, medical director of infection prevention at UCHealth [and professor of medicine at CU School of Medicine].

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