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Westword

How Much Info Will New THC Concentrate Warnings Include?

news outletWestword
Publish DateAugust 20, 2021

"I think the first step of the question is determining what that recommended serving size dose is going to be, because that visual representation will likely differ by product and by route of administration," Dr. Jesse Hinkley, a psychiatry professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, said during a MED rulemaking session on August 11.

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Healio

Rivaroxaban reduces limb events after revascularization in patients with renal impairment

news outletHealio
Publish DateAugust 20, 2021

“Rivaroxaban was clearly beneficial in patients with chronic kidney disease and was particularly effective at reducing the risk of limb events in patients — that is, acute limb ischemia and above-the-knee amputation,” Judith Hsia, MD, with the department of medicine at University of Colorado School of Medicine, told Healio.

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9News

State health department adopts CDC guidance to minimize school quarantines

news outlet9News
Publish DateAugust 20, 2021

Professor of immunology at CU Anschutz Medical Campus Dr. Ross Kedl said children remain at low risk for severe cases of COVID-19 and he is not concerned about new emerging variants in the younger school aged children. "It’s different in influenza or something like that where flu really does spread much more rapidly and has much more severe consequences in kids that are much younger," he said.

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The Denver Post

Colorado’s COVID-19 hospitalizations keep growing faster, but cases could be leveling off

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateAugust 13, 2021

In the week ending Sunday, new hospital admissions increased 38% compared to the previous week. They had risen 17% in the week ending Aug. 1 and 10% in the week ending July 24. It’s a worrisome trend, said Talia Quandelacy, an assistant professor at the Colorado School of Public Health. “If you weren’t masking indoors, in particular in crowded spaces, it would be a good idea,” she said.

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The Gazette

Wildfire smoke exacerbates health conditions, contributes to more deaths, and it's getting worse

news outletThe Gazette
Publish DateAugust 13, 2021

Jon Samet, the dean of the Colorado School of Public Health who co-authored a recent study on wildfire smoke, said people should consult with their doctors to get a sense of their potential exposure and risk. But people with co-morbidities — like asthma or COPD — are at higher risk.

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The Atlantic

A Hole in the Heart

news outletThe Atlantic
Publish DateAugust 13, 2021

“Having a PFO is not a risk factor for stroke in general,” John Carroll, a cardiologist and a professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, told me. “In most people,” he said, “it’s an innocent remnant of the fetal circulation. You could close a quarter of the U.S. population and probably bring benefit to a very small number of those people.”

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Colorado Public Radio

A Respected Denver Doctor Ends Her Practice, But She’s Not Done Serving Her Community

news outletColorado Public Radio
Publish DateAugust 13, 2021

“She's such a pioneer and a beacon for truth and she truly had a love for community,” said Hunt, an associate dean for equity, diversity and inclusion at the Colorado School of Public health at the University of Colorado Anschutz medical campus.

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The New York Times

N.F.L. Vaccine Holdouts Face Training Camp Scrutiny

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateAugust 13, 2021

Last season, Dr. Michelle Barron, the senior medical director of infection prevention at UCHealth [and CU School of Medicine faculty], advised the franchise on Covid-related issues. As the vaccine became widely available this spring, she led informational sessions with the team and privately with players’ families if requested. She also helped coordinate a vaccine clinic in April at the Broncos’ facility. Their vaccination rate did not surprise her, she said.

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