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Community    Cardiology

Scared to Death: How Haunted Houses Can Affect the Heart

There’s a lot to fear at haunted house attractions — wandering zombies, real life jump scares, demons lurking through the dark — but should adrenaline junkies add heart attack to that list?

Author Kara Mason | Publish Date October 13, 2023
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Community    Cardiology

What is the Heart Stent Procedure That Ray Romano Had? 

Sixty-five-year-old actor and comedian Ray Romano revealed recently that he had a heart stent placed after doctors discovered a blockage in one of the arteries that delivers blood to the heart. Stents are small tubes that open arteries to restore blood flow. 

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date May 01, 2023
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Research    Heart    Cardiology

Never-Married Men Diagnosed with Heart Failure Have Increased Risk of Death

Bad news, confirmed bachelors: If you’re diagnosed with heart failure, you’re at greater risk of dying sooner than women or previously married men who receive a similar diagnosis, new research shows.

Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date April 19, 2023
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Denver Business Journal

CU Anschutz names new dean of medicine

news outletDenver Business Journal
Publish DateMay 16, 2024

A national search has ended for the next academic leader of medicine at Colorado's largest academic health care system.

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Jamaica Observor

Ernest Madu to deliver keynote at Uni of Colorado med school graduation

news outletJamaica Observor
Publish DateMay 15, 2024

As founder and chairman of Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) Professor Madu brings a wealth of expertise and global recognition to this prestigious event.

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Denver Gazette

Colorado ranks No. 10 in fatal drug overdoses, bucking the national trend

news outletDenver Gazette
Publish DateMay 15, 2024

Bucking a national downward trend, more people died from drug overdoses in Colorado from December 2022 to December 2023 than the previous one-year period – a sobering reminder that the crisis is still hammering the western states while showing signs of easing in the east.

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How worried should we be about avian flu? Academic experts weigh in

news outletAAMC
Publish DateMay 15, 2024

Bird flu is spreading into unprecedented territory in the United States, infecting scores of cows at dairy farms in nine states and jumping to one farm worker — only the second confirmed case ever of a human getting infected by the H5N1 virus within the United States. 

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