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Melanoma Care is a Priority for the CU School of Medicine and Cancer Center

If you live in or have visited Colorado, you most likely noticed that the state loves its outdoors. With 300 days of sunshine a year, many enjoy hiking, playing at a park or grabbing a craft brew on a patio. But with that love of sunshine comes an increased risk for skin cancer.

Author School of Medicine | Publish Date October 28, 2020
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Very Well Health

The Safeguards Behind COVID-19 Vaccines

news outletVery Well Health
Publish DateNovember 24, 2020

A lot has happened on the COVID-19 vaccine front over the course of the past week. Pfizer and BioNTech have asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency use authorization for their vaccine. Modern and AstraZeneca, who each released vaccine efficacy data, are also preparing to request FDA emergency use authorization (EUA).

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The Colorado Sun

Colorado researchers are gathering data on coronavirus survivors.

news outletThe Colorado Sun
Publish DateNovember 24, 2020

Eight months into the coronavirus pandemic, Colorado doctors and scientists have a growing study sample: tens of thousands of people in the state who have survived COVID-19. 

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ABC News

TV star Melissa Gilbert shares big smile after successful spinal surgery

news outletABC News
Publish DateNovember 23, 2020

Actress Melissa Gilbert was all smiles after her "wildly successful" spinal surgery.

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The New York Times

Can an Algorithm Prevent Suicide?

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateNovember 23, 2020

At a recent visit to the Veterans Affairs clinic in the Bronx, Barry, a decorated Vietnam veteran, learned that he belonged to a very exclusive club. According to a new A.I.-assisted algorithm, he was one of several hundred V.A. patients nationwide, of six million total, deemed at imminent risk of suicide.

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