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KMGH Channel 7

Teen suicide bill would allow children as young as 12 to see a psychologist without parental consent

news outletKMGH Channel 7
Publish DateFebruary 20, 2019

"If we know that isolation and stress is overwhelming, then we need to rethink – what are the causes of that?" said Dr. Steven Berkowitz, professor of psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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KDVR

Salida man survives after heart stops for almost an hour due to complications from rare infection

news outletKDVR
Publish DateFebruary 20, 2019

A few weeks later, he says he experienced a similar pain in his arm. That time, he went to UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. Doctors removed what was thought to be another clot. “We questioned as to why I would have a blood clot anywhere at my age and with my health, especially in an artery. It just didn’t make any sense to us,” Brian said. Upon further testing, Dr. Muhammad Aftab, a cardiac surgeon at the Anschutz, discovered the problem in Brian’s heart. “There was just so much extensive vegetation which was covering all the valves,” Dr. Aftab said.

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ABC News

No, Mexican scientists did not find a cure for HPV. Here’s what you need to know

news outletABC News
Publish DateFebruary 20, 2019

All the more reason why a trending article claiming to have cured HPV is exciting. According to a media report from Mexico, the scientists used photodynamic therapy (PDT) -- a two-step treatment using a light-sensitive drug (5-aminolevulinic acid or 5-ALA) followed by activation with a specific wavelength of light to target HPV cells -- as a non-invasive method to eradicate 100 percent of HPV from 29 women. So, are these reports true? Have we arrived at a cure for HPV and cancer? Not quite yet, writes Alexandra H. Antonioli, Ph.D. who is completing her combined M.D./Ph.D. at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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NPR

Insurers hand out cash and gifts to sway brokers who sell employer health plans

news outletNPR
Publish DateFebruary 19, 2019

These industry payments can't help but influence which plans brokers highlight for employers, says Eric Campbell, director of research at the University of Colorado Center for Bioethics and Humanities. "It's a classic conflict of interest," Campbell says. There's "a large body of virtually irrefutable evidence," Campbell says, that shows drug company payments to doctors influence the way they prescribe. "Denying this effect is like denying that gravity exists." And there's no reason, he says, to think brokers are any different.

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The Business Standard

New study shows hidden genes may underlie autism severity

news outletThe Business Standard
Publish DateFebruary 15, 2019

Researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have now said that there is a largely hidden part of the human genome that has a huge impact to the severity of autism symptoms. The discovery could lead to new insights into the disorder and eventually to clinical therapies for the condition.

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China Global Television Network America

Colorado woman donates body to science for digital cadaver project

Cadavers are often used by medical students and physicians to study anatomy, but there’s now a growing demand for a digital version of the human body for research. American scientists are taking ...

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ABC News

Want love? Swipe right for ‘nice’ and left for ‘neurotic’

news outletABC News
Publish DateFebruary 14, 2019

Similar interests, similar personality -- that’s what matters for long-term happiness in a relationship. Right? Not so, according to a new study by researchers at Michigan State University. This Valentine’s Day, many people may be wondering whether there is a special formula to finding a good match -- get set up by a friend or perhaps sign up for a new dating app? Writes Alexandra H. Antonioli, Ph.D., who is completing her 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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Atlanta Journal Constitution

5 of the biggest issues nurses face today

news outletAtlanta Journal Constitution
Publish DateFebruary 12, 2019

And while burnout may seem like an issue mainly experienced nurses, today's nursing graduates are often unprepared for the toll that their everyday workload will take, Sara Horton-Deutsch, professor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, told WalletHub.

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