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Protecting and Supporting Veterans Through Mental Health Interventions

On Veterans Day, we honor those who serve and have served in the U.S. military. For two University of Colorado School of Medicine researchers, Veterans Day is also a time to reflect on the importance of mental health support for veterans at risk for suicide. Through intervention strategies and close collaboration with veterans and clinicians, they are working on strategies and tactics to prevent veteran suicides by firearm.


Author Colleen Miracle | Publish Date November 11, 2022
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CU Researchers Awarded Grant to Study “Safety in Dementia” Decision Tool

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have been awarded a $1.7 million National Institutes of Health grant for a national study designed to improve firearm safety for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.


Author School of Medicine | Publish Date September 17, 2021
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Celiac Disease Linked to Higher Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

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Publish DateNovember 17, 2022

The association between celiac disease and JIA remained similar after adjustment for education, Nordic country of birth, type 1 diabetes, autoimmune thyroid disease, lupus, and IBD. 

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Denver to review warming center policy after criticism over outdated guidelines

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Publish DateNovember 17, 2022

Denver has decided to open up city recreation centers as emergency warming stations, but this comes after criticism and heat over its policy on when to open these centers.

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Weight Loss Pills, Past and Present: How They Work, Safety, and More

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Publish DateNovember 16, 2022

The need for obesity treatments is urgent — more than two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight, and more than 40 percent are obese, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Colorado begins Ebola monitoring for people traveling from certain African countries

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Publish DateNovember 16, 2022

An Ebola outbreak in Uganda has prompted health officials in the U.S. to be on the lookout for anyone traveling or returning to the United States from certain African countries. 

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