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Risk of Moral Injury May Be Increased Following U.S. Supreme Court Decision

Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2022 ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which held that the U.S. Constitution does not confer the right to an abortion, health care providers across the United States immediately began adapting to a continually shifting health care landscape.

Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date March 09, 2023
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Research    Mental Health    Child & Adolescent

COVID-19 Pandemic Highlighted Significant Rates of Anxiety and Depression Among Adolescents

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic began, adolescent mental health in the United States was a growing and far-reaching concern.

Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date January 20, 2023
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Community    Mental Health

Avoiding Stress and Sadness During the Holidays

Despite their reputation as the happiest season of all, filled with family, presents, and peaceful evenings by the fireplace, the holidays, for many, also are accompanied by stress, depression, and anxiety.

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date December 01, 2022
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Research    Community    Awareness    Mental Health   

Creative Arts Therapy May Reduce Stress and Turnover Among Health Care Professionals

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, many health care professionals admit they felt tired. Despite doing work they love, the days could be long or frustrating or very, very disheartening.

Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date June 28, 2022
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Community    Mental Health

Missy Franklin Shares Mental Health Struggles At Johnson Depression Center Luncheon

When it comes to mental health, it is essential to be vulnerable, to speak out about your struggles, and to practice self-care.

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date October 29, 2021
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15,000 Coloradans have died due to COVID, a loss of historic proportions

news outletCPR
Publish DateMarch 22, 2023

As of March 22, 2023, 15,007 Coloradans have now died in the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Denver Post

Two bills would be catastrophic to CU Anschutz’s world-class care

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateMarch 22, 2023

Guest Commentary by CU Anschutz Medical Campus Chancellor Donald M. Elliman and CU School of Medicine Dean John J. Reilly, Jr:

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Associated Press

Doctors may miss how addiction patients cheat drug tests

news outletAssociated Press
Publish DateMarch 21, 2023

Doctors often use urine tests to make sure patients taking medication for opioid addiction are sticking with treatment. A new study suggests they may be missing some cheaters.

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Greeley Tribune

UCHealth offers new, more effective medication treatment for stroke patients

news outletGreeley Tribune
Publish DateMarch 21, 2023

Tenecteplase is easier to administer – a single, immediate IV push that takes just five seconds, according to Sharon Poisson, a neurohospitalist and medical co-director of the Comprehensive Stroke Program at the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus.

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