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ABC News

Can beer help a mom breastfeed?

news outletABC News
Publish DateFebruary 01, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends breastfeeding mothers avoid alcohol but notes that an occasional or celebratory standard size drink (12 oz. of 5 percent beer) won’t be harmful to the baby. Because alcohol does enter breast milk within 30-60 minutes, the CDC recommends waiting a minimum of two hours after drinking before breastfeeding. Alcohol from three drinks will still be detected in breast milk six to eight hours later, and pumping and discarding the milk during that time window (known as “pumping and dumping”) won’t change that. Alexandra H. Antonioli, Ph.D., is completing a combined M.D./Ph.D. training at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She is currently working with the ABC News Medical Unit.

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KGNU

Horse Therapy helping kids on the autism spectrum

news outletKGNU
Publish DateJanuary 29, 2019

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus shines a scientific light on something that many people have felt for a long time -humans and horses have a special bond and horses can help humans dealing with a variety of medical and physical conditions. The study looked specifically at how therapeutic horse back riding can help children on the autism spectrum.

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The Denver Post

Greeley family wonders who’s next as they watch Alzheimer’s disease wind through generations

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateJanuary 29, 2019

Doctors often don’t perform genetic tests for Alzheimer’s because “we just don’t find that it’s very predictive,” says Dr. Jonathan Woodcock, clinical director of the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer’s Disease Center at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus.

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Denverite

Feeding mind, body and soul in East Colfax

news outletDenverite
Publish DateJanuary 28, 2019

The growth at the Anschutz medical, veterans and research further down Colfax Avenue and a proposed BRT system along that storied arterial make the G-word part of the neighborhood conversation. The possible impact of gentrification seems like too much for a neighborhood association to grapple with. But it can help residents save on food, leaving more for other basics, Roberts reasons.

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The Denver Post

Alzheimer’s disease creeps from one generation to the next in this Colorado family

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateJanuary 27, 2019

Whether a couple get the disease at the same time or one after another is “the luck of the draw,” says Dr. Jonathan Woodcock, clinical director of the Rocky Mountain Alzheimer’s Disease Center at CU Anschutz. In the summer of 2016, a year after Tony, a doctor diagnosed Josie with Alzheimer’s disease. By then, Josie’s physical ailments already had landed her in a nursing home.

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KMGH Channel 7

Making the workplace a healthy environment

news outletKMGH Channel 7
Publish DateJanuary 25, 2019

In Colorado, companies can assess their health and safety programs easily through the Colorado School of Public Health’s health links program. It offers low-cost options for organizations to assess their programs, work with an advisor, and become recognized as healthy workplaces. More companies are realizing that these programs can benefit their bottom line.

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9News

Cool School: Program at Bear Creek High School gives students hands-on medical experience

news outlet9News
Publish DateJanuary 25, 2019

The school started the classes in 2011. Through the program, students have an opportunity to be mentored by health professionals from medical facilities like UCHealth and Anschutz Medical Center. “Having those connections can help, especially when you are going into college,” said senior Aaron Truong. “You can talk to them (and) they can help you out and those connections are really vital.”

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The Denver Post

Editorial: Caden McWilliams’ death should be treated as the preventable health crisis it is

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateJanuary 25, 2019

That is the guiding force behind a massive undertaking from a Colorado pair united by fate: Dr. Richard Krugman and Lori Poland, founders of The National Foundation to End Child Abuse and Neglect (EndCAN). The two believe that the child abuse epidemic is an “under-addressed public health crisis” that can be treated. Krugman served as dean of the University of Colorado School of Medicine for 25 years, headed the U.S. Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect and, perhaps most noteworthy, was Lori

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