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To Help Keep Your Heart Healthy, Go Easy on the Holiday Cheer

Having one too many toasts at a holiday celebration can lead to something much more serious than a nasty hangover the next day.

Author Mark Harden | Publish Date November 20, 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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CU Researchers Identify New Pathway for Preventing Cardiac Fibrosis

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have discovered a new mechanism for slowing scarring of heart tissue — a process known as cardiac fibrosis.

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date January 06, 2023
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Cardiologist receives $7M for 5-year study to boost care for heart failure patients

news outletCardiovascular Business
Publish DateNovember 29, 2023

Larry Allen, MD, a cardiologist with the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has received $7 million in funding from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to investigate the use of electronic resources among heart failure patients.

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RSNA 2023: Panel spars over record-sharing provision in 21st Century Cures Act

news outletRadiology Business
Publish DateNovember 28, 2023

Is granting patients immediate access to their medical images a worthwhile practice? Experts debated both sides during a panel discussion Monday as RSNA 2023.

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Denver weighs raising temperature threshold for opening warming centers and stopping sweeps

news outletDenverite
Publish DateNovember 28, 2023

Denver’s current threshold to open emergency warming shelters or stop encampment sweeps that boot people from the warmth of their tents onto the sidewalk is 20 degrees. That’s far below the 32-degree temperature that can trigger hypothermia or frostbite that can lead to lost limbs and even lost lives.

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Best Life: Targeting Alzheimer’s

news outletAction News 5
Publish DateNovember 28, 2023

The Alzheimer’s epidemic continues to cast a shadow over the lives of millions of people.

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