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Non-Judgmental, Patient-Centered Care Is Most Effective when Talking with Families about Firearm Safety

In 2020, firearm injuries were the leading cause of death in U.S. children 18 and younger, accounting for 3,230 children’s deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date June 13, 2022
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Research    Education    Community    Awareness

CU Summit Focuses on Strategies for Addressing Suicide by Firearm Among Active-Duty Military Servicemembers

An important step in addressing the growing crisis of suicide by firearm among active-duty military servicemembers involves asking not only why these deaths are happening, but how.

Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date June 09, 2022
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Education    Community    Awareness    Climate Science

Effects of Climate Change Envisioned in Science Fiction Draw Deeply from Reality

The very near future begins with a stark observation: “It was getting hotter.”

Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date March 09, 2022
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Research    Community    Awareness

Research Works to Understand the Risks and Rewards of Football for Its Players and Fans

When the L.A. Rams and Cincinnati Bengals face off Sunday evening in Super Bowl LVI, the tens of millions of fans expected to tune in may be thinking about a lot of things ­– the matchup, the coaching, the quality of the guacamole and the ads. It’s less likely that they’ll consider the players’ potential for concussion.

Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date February 09, 2022
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Community    Awareness    Blood

National Blood Donor Month Highlights Ongoing Need for Regular Blood Donation

The American Red Cross recently made headlines when it announced that anyone who donates blood between January 1–31 will automatically be entered to win two tickets to Super Bowl LVI February 13 in Los Angeles.

Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date January 25, 2022
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FDA Approves Fenfluramine for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Phase 3 Clinical Data Finds It Is Effective

news outletNeurology Today
Publish DateJune 16, 2022

The US Food and Drug Administration approved fenfluramine for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome based on data that found that the frequency of certain seizure subtypes, notably generalized tonic-clonic seizures, dropped in a dose-dependent way compared with a group taking placebo.

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Health Day

Doctors Transplant Kidneys to Children Without Need for Immune-Suppressing Drugs

news outletHealth Day
Publish DateJune 16, 2022

Researchers have figured out a way to safely give children a donor kidney without the need for immune-suppressing drugs -- an advance they hope to expand to many more kidney transplant patients in coming years.

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What are the chances of falling sick with COVID more than once?

news outlet9News
Publish DateJune 15, 2022

With the way COVID is making the rounds again in Colorado, we are taking a closer look at severity, reinfections and isolation guidance.

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U.S. News & World Report

The No. 1 hospital in the Rocky Mountain region: Children’s Hospital Colorado

news outletU.S. News & World Report
Publish DateJune 14, 2022

The annual U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings….Ten
hospitals earned a place on the U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals
Honor Roll by garnering points for being highly ranked in many

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