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Reuters

Too little sleep tied to weight gain in kids

news outletReuters
Publish DateSeptember 26, 2017

Parents can help children get more sleep by enforcing a regular sleep schedule even on weekends and holidays, creating a calming bedtime routine, and removing electronics from the bedroom, said Stacey Simon, a pediatric sleep psychologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora.

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Fox 31 | Channel 2

Radical approach to overdose epidemic: Give safe place for drug users

news outletFox 31 | Channel 2
Publish DateSeptember 25, 2017

"We know the problem is huge and we need to consider all options," said Robert Valuck with the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy.

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The Denver Post

“Morning-after pill” is tougher to buy at Colorado pharmacies than the law allows, study finds

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateSeptember 25, 2017

“Unfortunately, women can get caught in these situations feeling vulnerable, feeling pressured and feeling stigmatized,” said study author Dr. Carol Stamm, associate professor of medicine and obstetrics and gynecology at CU’s Anschutz Medical Campus. “We would encourage women not to give up. If they face hurdles or obstacles, they should consider a different pharmacy.”

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Denver 7

Flu season outlook: Hospitals already seeing influenza cases

news outletDenver 7
Publish DateSeptember 25, 2017

"Australia, where most of the data has been validated, they saw two and a half more flu cases this year than they did last year," said CU professor Michelle Barron. Barron has been researching the virus for over a decade. Vaccines and medications have come a long way over the years, but what can help you is a flu shot.

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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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