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The New York Times

As Playgrounds Start to Reopen, Here’s How to Keep Kids Safe

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateJune 12, 2020

But for very young children, say 2 or 3 years old, wearing a mask can sometimes be counterproductive, said Dr. Sean O’Leary, M.D., the vice chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Committee on Infectious Diseases and an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Children’s Hospital Colorado.

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KUNC

Practical Advice For Talking About Racism With Children

news outletKUNC
Publish DateJune 12, 2020

Brandi Freeman joined KUNC’s Colorado Edition to give advice about how to talk with children about the protests, racism and police violence. Dr. Freeman is a pediatrician at Children’s Hospital Colorado and director of diversity and inclusion for the department of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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Fox 31 | Channel 2

A Month After Transition to ‘Safer at Home’ Phase, COVID-19 Cases Steadily Declining in Colorado

news outletFox 31 | Channel 2
Publish DateJune 12, 2020

“They’re continuing to trend downward and that’s really encouraging,” said Dr. Beth Carlton, an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the Colorado School of Public Health, who’s also on the state’s coronavirus modeling team. “It hasn’t been this kind of snap reopen as soon as we transitioned to Safer at Home,” Carlton said.

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The New York Times

Exploring the Links Between Coronavirus and Vitamin D

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateJune 10, 2020

The study looked at colds, influenza and respiratory infections caused by a variety of viruses. It did not include the novel coronavirus. But it did look at milder infections caused by other strains of coronavirus, said Dr. Adit Ginde, a professor of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the study’s lead author.

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NBC News

Colorado Restaurants Reopen After Millions in Losses as Coronavirus Cases Fall Across the State

news outletNBC News
Publish DateJune 10, 2020

As restaurants reopen and people spend less time at home, “we have a very important month ahead. We have to make sure that we don’t overshoot,” said  Dr. Jonathan Samet, dean and professor of epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health.  

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The Bump

Extra Choline May Help Moms-to-Be Protect Baby From COVID-19

news outletThe Bump
Publish DateJune 10, 2020

Pregnant women are often advised to start taking a prenatal vitamin which includes extra nutrients for both themselves and their baby. Robert Freedman, MD, professor of psychiatry at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and lead researcher reiterates the importance of expecting mothers to be aware that natural nutrients like Choline can and should be taken during pregnancy.

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U.S. News & World Report

Not a Myth -- Contraceptives Can Cause Weight Gain

news outletU.S. News & World Report
Publish DateJune 10, 2020

"For years, women have said that birth control causes them to gain weight but many doctors failed to take them seriously," said lead study author Dr. Aaron Lazorwitz. He's assistant professor of obstetrics/gynecology and family planning at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, in Aurora.

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Fox 31 | Channel 2

‘White Coats for Black Lives’; Medical Professionals Kneel in Solidarity Across Denver Metro Area

news outletFox 31 | Channel 2
Publish DateJune 10, 2020

Across town in Aurora at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, hundreds gathered there in silence as well. “People across the nation are crying out for justice, and we are seeing direct reaction because of those protests,” said Jeremy Ansah-twum, a second-year medical student.

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