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The Denver Post

Teens reported more depression last year

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateJuly 02, 2022

Jessica Hawks, clinical child and adolescent psychologist and clinical
director of the Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children’s Hospital
Colorado [and assistant professor of psychiatry at CU School of
Medicine], said the data doesn’t fully represent youth mental health in
the state, though.

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American Journal of Managed Care

Dr Viral Shah on Uncovering Findings About T1D, Bone Fracture Risk, and Osteoporosis

news outletAmerican Journal of Managed Care
Publish DateJune 30, 2022

There are gender differences in bone fracture risk, osteoposoris, and type 1 diabetes that are still being explored, according to Viral Shah, MD, an endocrinologist and associate professor of medicine and pediatrics at the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes, Adult Clinic School of Medicine at the University of Colorado Anschutz campus.

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STAT

Lattes and gummies: Food science inspires a new approach to treating gut and liver injury

news outletSTAT
Publish DateJune 29, 2022

IInspired by how coffee shops foam milk, as well as gummy candy and sizzling Pop Rocks, researchers have designed three gas-trapping materials to deliver a low dose of carbon monoxide into the body to potentially treat gastrointestinal disorders.

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CBS4 Denver

CU Anschutz researchers identify drugs that curb Alzheimer's symptoms

news outletCBS4 Denver
Publish DateJune 29, 2022

New research at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus finds two FDA-approved drugs improve cognition in patients with Alzheimer's disease. 

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9News

CU's 'Twins' to be inaugural inductees into Buffs 'Legacy Wing'

news outlet9News
Publish DateJune 28, 2022

University of Colorado at Boulder will restore its "Athletic Hall of Honor" and open a new "Legacy Wing," the CU Athletic Department announced Monday.

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Healio

Researchers emphasize normalization of menopause

news outletHealio
Publish DateJune 28, 2022

“The concept of normalizing menopause is not to make light of it,”
Nanette Santoro, professor and E. Stewart Taylor Chair of OB/GYN
at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, told Healio. “It is a
life passage that is inconvenient and bothersome at best for most
women and can be actually very symptomatic for some. But that is
part of what the experience is — it is simply a life passage.”

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Bloomberg Law

LGBTQ Elders Fear Being Shoved in Closet in Nursing Care Hunt

news outletBloomberg Law
Publish DateJune 28, 2022

While caring for his aging mother, Donald M. Bell, a 72-year-old gay man, began thinking about where he would spend his twilight years.

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Healio

FDA expands Breyanzi approval for relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma

news outletHealio
Publish DateJune 27, 2022

The FDA approved lisocabtagene maraleucel for treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma after one prior therapy.

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Moms

What To Do If Your Child Breaks A Bone Playing At The Park

news outletMoms
Publish DateJune 27, 2022

Parents hope that their children will never experience a broken bone. With the lack of fear that kids possess though, part of childhood for some is experiencing injuries that lead to bones being broken.

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9News

Colorado doctors work to get more kids vaccinated against COVID

news outlet9News
Publish DateJune 27, 2022

Dr. Eric France with the state department of health and Dr. Brandi Freeman with Children's Hospital Colorado discuss efforts to get more kids vaccinated.

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CPR

After getting hospitalized for COVID, some unvaccinated Latino patients went on to advocate for vaccinations

news outletCPR
Publish DateJune 27, 2022

A new study finds some unvaccinated Latino patients hospitalized for COVID-19 were motivated to encourage vaccination after their illness.

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The Guardian

Experts explain why COVID-19 survivors report other complications

news outletThe Guardian
Publish DateJune 27, 2022

Medical experts have alerted to deadly complications in ‘long COVID’ survivors. They said the situation is dire because over 80 per cent of patients are not aware because they never knew they had COVID-19, they were not tested.

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CNN

Some sheriffs who condemned red flag laws are putting them to use

news outletCNN
Publish DateJune 27, 2022

Dolores County Sheriff Don Wilson never expected to use Colorado's red flag law when it was passed in 2019. He thought the law made it too easy to take a person's guns away.

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HCP Live

Greater Risk of Retinal Tears after Cataract Surgery Linked to Better Preoperative VA

news outletHCP Live
Publish DateJune 25, 2022

New findings suggest patients with better overall preoperative visual acuity, eyes with longer axial length, and eyes with intraoperative complications were at an increased risk of retinal tears following cataract surgery.

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CPR

Colorado sees a drop in life expectancy not seen since WWII, driven by COVID and overdose deaths

news outletCPR
Publish DateJune 25, 2022

Life expectancy dropped in Colorado for the second straight year in 2021. It’s the kind of decline, driven by the pandemic, not seen in decades, data from the state health department show.

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Denver Business Journal

Former Colorado lieutenant governor named CEO of Denver Health

news outletDenver Business Journal
Publish DateJune 24, 2022

CEO Robin Wittenstein, who joined Denver Health in 2017, will retire at the end of August.

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Cancer Health

Toby Keith’s Stomach Cancer Diagnosis Shines Light on a Less Common Cancer

news outletCancer Health
Publish DateJune 24, 2022

Country music star Toby Keith has been battling stomach cancer, also known as gastric cancer, for the past six months, he announced June 12 on social media.

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CNET

What Is Novavax?

news outletCNET
Publish DateJune 24, 2022

In order to solidify a vaccine plan for the expected winter COVID-19 surge, a committee of scientists and other experts who advise the US Food and Drug Administration is scheduled to meet at the end of June to decide how the US should modify its COVID-19 vaccines.

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The New York Times

Experts Say We Have the Tools to Fight Addiction

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateJune 24, 2022

For most of his life, Harris Marquesano struggled to live inside his own skin. He was a sweet boy — affectionate with his parents, protective of his little sister and devoted to his friends.

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WFMZ

Fitzsimons Innovation Community growing as life sciences hub in Aurora

news outletWFMZ
Publish DateJune 24, 2022

The Fitzsimons Innovation Community just north of the Anschutz Medical Campus is drawing scores of new companies that aim to transform the future of health care.

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Healio

Should primary patellofemoral dislocations be treated surgically?

news outletHealio
Publish DateJune 23, 2022

Traditionally, primary patellofemoral dislocations (first-time patellar dislocations) have been treated conservatively. It is still considered the standard of care. 

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Kaiser Health News

Trump’s Legacy Looms Large as Colorado Aims to Close the Hispanic Insurance Gap

news outletKaiser Health News
Publish DateJune 23, 2022

Armando Peniche Rosales has a crooked toe that for years has predicted the weather, growing sensitive when rain or cold is coming.

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American Medical Association

Lotte Dyrbye, MD, on physician mistreatment by patients, families and visitors

news outletAmerican Medical Association
Publish DateJune 23, 2022

In today’s episode of Moving Medicine, AMA Chief Experience Officer Todd Unger discusses the mistreatment and harassment of physicians and its effect on physician well-being with Lotte Dyrbye, MD, senior associate dean of faculty and chief well-being officer at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver.

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FactCheck.Org

Social Media Swirls With Unsupported Claims About Cause of Justin and Hailey Bieber’s Medical Conditions

news outletFactCheck.Org
Publish DateJune 22, 2022

Pop star Justin Bieber announced he has Ramsay Hunt syndrome, a form of facial paralysis caused by a reactivation of the virus that causes chickenpox. 

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Popular Science

Best hearing aids under $100

news outletPopular Science
Publish DateJune 22, 2022

Virtually all hearing aids cost $1,000 or more, which makes finding the best hearing aids under $100 prohibitively challenging.

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KULR

St.Vincent Healthcare launches partnership for advanced gynecologic cancer care

news outletKULR
Publish DateJune 22, 2022

Women in the Billings community will have access to some of the most advanced gynecologic oncology care. 

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Healio

Artificial intelligence may be used to identify benign thyroid nodules

news outletHealio
Publish DateJune 22, 2022

An ultrasound-based artificial intelligence classifier of thyroid nodules identified benign nodules with sensitivity similar to fine-needle aspiration, according to data presented at ENDO 2022.

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KOAA

Colorado monkeypox cases now up to 5, CDPHE orders vaccine for health care workers, high-risk groups

news outletKOAA
Publish DateJune 22, 2022

Colorado has ordered small amounts of an FDA-approved monkeypox vaccine to protect health care workers and people directly exposed to the virus as cases of the disease continue to slowly increase across the state.

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Managed Health Care Executive

Patients less likely to return to emergency room if they get a phone call

news outletManaged Health Care Executive
Publish DateJune 21, 2022

Patients who received a phone call two days after discharge from an emergency department were less likely to need a return trip to the hospital, researchers have found.

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KOAA

Local doctor shares insight on vaccinating your child

news outletKOAA
Publish DateJune 21, 2022

Children as young as 6 months old can now get vaccinated against covid-19. But you might be wondering what are the benefits of vaccinating your young children?

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American Medical Association

End-of-life care considerations for LGBTQ older adults with Carey Candrian, PhD

news outletAmerican Medical Association
Publish DateJune 21, 2022

In today’s episode of Moving Medicine, AMA Chief Experience Officer Todd Unger discusses caring for LGBTQ seniors and addressing disparities during end-of-life care with Carey Candrian, PhD, an associate professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver.

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Medscape

No Clear Answers From MS Drug Discontinuation Trial

news outletMedscape
Publish DateJune 20, 2022

The first randomized trial to examine whether older adults with multiple sclerosis (MS) can safely discontinue disease-modifying therapy (DMT) after years of being relapse-free failed to deliver a definitive conclusion.

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Colorado Springs Gazette

More Colorado children are getting preventive health care

news outletColorado Springs Gazette
Publish DateJune 18, 2022

The percentage of Colorado children in their first 15 months receiving preventive medical and behavioral health services rose by 23% from 2013 levels, and stayed constant during the COVID public-health emergency — according to new data released by the Center for Improving Value in Health Care.

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The Coloradoan

Larimer County is now high-risk for COVID-19

news outletThe Coloradoan
Publish DateJune 16, 2022

Larimer County has reached the high-risk level for COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention metrics. 

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CPR

Colorado’s health care system scored 17th for COVID-19 response, but ranked among the five worst states for mental health, alcohol deaths and suicides

news outletCPR
Publish DateJune 16, 2022

Colorado hospitals’ response to COVID-19 ranked 17th among all 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to The Commonwealth Fund’s national health care scorecard, an annual report that ranks state health care systems on various metrics based on how well states provide high-quality, accessible and equitable health care.

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Neurology Today

FDA Approves Fenfluramine for Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Phase 3 Clinical Data Finds It Is Effective

news outletNeurology Today
Publish DateJune 16, 2022

The US Food and Drug Administration approved fenfluramine for Lennox-Gastaut syndrome based on data that found that the frequency of certain seizure subtypes, notably generalized tonic-clonic seizures, dropped in a dose-dependent way compared with a group taking placebo.

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Health Day

Doctors Transplant Kidneys to Children Without Need for Immune-Suppressing Drugs

news outletHealth Day
Publish DateJune 16, 2022

Researchers have figured out a way to safely give children a donor kidney without the need for immune-suppressing drugs -- an advance they hope to expand to many more kidney transplant patients in coming years.

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Greeley Tribune

‘I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy’: Long COVID patient’s recovery highlights unknowns of post-infection symptoms

news outletGreeley Tribune
Publish DateJune 15, 2022

Long COVID is a set of symptoms that persist more than four weeks
after the resolution of a COVID-19 infection, according to Thomas
Campbell, an infectious disease physician and professor of medicine
at the University of Colorado School of Medicine’s Division of
Infectious Diseases. Campbell also serves as chief clinical research
officer for UCHealth.

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9News

What are the chances of falling sick with COVID more than once?

news outlet9News
Publish DateJune 15, 2022

With the way COVID is making the rounds again in Colorado, we are taking a closer look at severity, reinfections and isolation guidance.

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U.S. News & World Report

The No. 1 hospital in the Rocky Mountain region: Children’s Hospital Colorado

news outletU.S. News & World Report
Publish DateJune 14, 2022

The annual U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings….Ten
hospitals earned a place on the U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals
Honor Roll by garnering points for being highly ranked in many
specialties.

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Popular Science

It’s harder for kids with food allergies to catch COVID

news outletPopular Science
Publish DateJune 14, 2022
Two and a half years after the coronavirus pandemic began, there’s growing evidence that allergies—which were once suspected to put patients at risk for serious COVID-19—instead protect against the illness.
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9News

CU Anschutz study aims to help doctors prescribe exercise

news outlet9News
Publish DateJune 14, 2022

Exercise is good for all parts of a person's body, but doctors don't know how cells in the body actually respond. Dr. Wendy Kohrt, a Distinguished Professor of Medicine at CU Anschutz, is hoping to help change that.

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9News

Colorado blood shortage: Here's where you can donate

news outlet9News
Publish DateJune 14, 2022

The number of new blood donors is also down 12% year over year. The most transfused blood type, O, has recently dipped to about half of the desired four-day supply.

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News Medical

Ultrasound-based AI classifier of thyroid nodules can help rule out cancer, avoid unnecessary biopsies

news outletNews Medical
Publish DateJune 13, 2022

Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to identify thyroid nodules seen on thyroid ultrasound that are very unlikely to be cancerous, reducing a large number of unnecessary biopsies, according to a new study being presented Saturday at ENDO 2022, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in Atlanta, Ga.

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The Colorado Sun

The reality is the state of children’s mental health is getting worse

news outletThe Colorado Sun
Publish DateJune 11, 2022

A year has passed since Children’s Hospital Colorado first declared a state of emergency for youth mental health last May. Not a single day has gone by that our organization has not grappled with the human impact of this staggering crisis across our health system.

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The Hill

We want to prevent suicide in the military — Congress won’t let us

news outletThe Hill
Publish DateJune 10, 2022

Emmy Betz, a professor of emergency medicine at the University of
Colorado Medical School and the director of the Colorado University
Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, and co-authors: “We cannot solve
complicated public health problems by refusing to talk about them.
The lives of our servicemembers depend upon Congress creating the
space for scientists to identify and test effective solutions. Until then,
our ability to prevent military suicide will be unjustifiably obstructed.”

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Denver Business Journal

Denver Health names finalist to replace outgoing CEO

news outletDenver Business Journal
Publish DateJune 10, 2022

CEO Robin Wittenstein, who joined Denver Health in 2017, will retire at the end of August.

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KMGH Channel 7

Study finds about a third of physicians have been mistreated, leading to burnout

news outletKMGH Channel 7
Publish DateJune 10, 2022

Going to the doctor's office or hospital can be stressful, but a new study now quantifies how often physicians are mistreated by patients, and how it can lead to burnout.

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Rocky Mountain PBS

Grassroots groups lead way on closing Colorado’s infant mortality gap

news outletRocky Mountain PBS
Publish DateJune 09, 2022

As Britney Taylor toured the Mama Bird Maternity Wellness Spa during its grand opening this spring, she reflected on the birth of her first child: a confusing and lonely experience that resulted in an unplanned cesarean section and an extended period of postpartum depression.

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Healio

Relapse risk doubles in UC patients with histologic inflammation

news outletHealio
Publish DateJune 09, 2022

“In this large, multicenter, real-world study including both academic
and community practices using standard-of-care reports, histologic
inflammation — despite endoscopic remission — independently
conveyed a two-fold increased risk for subsequent relapse within a
year,” Benjamin Click, assistant professor at the University of
Colorado Crohn’s and Colitis Center and School of Medicine, told
Healio.

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Contagion Live

“Long COVID” May Be Caused by High Levels of Virus-Specific T Cells

news outletContagion Live
Publish DateJune 09, 2022

“The persistence of high numbers of virus-specific T cells in individuals
with long COVID suggests that there may be hidden viral reservoirs
that are maintaining and leading to long-term symptoms,” said Brent
Palmer, the study’s senior author and an associate professor of
allergy and clinical immunology at the University of Colorado School of
Medicine.

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The Denver Post

Colorado women are mad as hell; looming Roe vs. Wade decision is making it worse

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateJune 09, 2022

Rachel Hudson and her husband had their first serious discussion about leaving the country in the days following the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion foreshadowing the reversal of Roe vs. Wade.

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CNN

The damage to the human body caused by firearms

news outletCNN
Publish DateJune 08, 2022

One of the most memorable lectures during my first year of medical school at the University of Michigan was delivered by Dr. Julian "Buz" Hoff. He was the chair of neurosurgery and a master at teaching the natural history of brain diseases. We learned about brain tumors, vascular diseases and trauma.

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American Journal of Managed Care

Dr Stacey Simon Explains Effects of Type 1 Diabetes on Sleep

news outletAmerican Journal of Managed Care
Publish DateJune 07, 2022

Adolescents with type 1 diabetes (T1D) who don't get enough sleep are at higher risk for more severe cardiometabolic risk factors, said Stacey Simon, PhD, sleep psychologist and associate professor, University of Colorado Denver, Children's Hospital Colorado, at SLEEP 2022.

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Healio

Bionic pancreas reduces HbA1c, improves time in range in type 1 diabetes: Pivotal data

news outletHealio
Publish DateJune 07, 2022

Adults and children with type 1 diabetes who used an insulin-only bionic pancreas had reduced HbA1c without increasing hypoglycemia and other improved metrics compared with standard of care, researchers reported.

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National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Using AI to Advance Understanding of Long COVID Syndrome

news outletNational Institutes of Health (NIH)
Publish DateJune 07, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to present considerable public health challenges in the United States and around the globe. One of the most puzzling is why many people who get over an initial and often relatively mild COVID illness later develop new and potentially debilitating symptoms. 

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Public News Service

More Colorado Children Getting Preventive Health Care

news outletPublic News Service
Publish DateJune 06, 2022

The percentage of Colorado children in their first 15 months receiving preventive medical and behavioral health services rose by 23% from 2013 levels, and stayed constant during the COVID public-health emergency - according to new data released by the Center for Improving Value in Health Care.

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Horsetalk NZ

Major grant to help study exploring exercise during concussion recovery

news outletHorsetalk NZ
Publish DateJune 06, 2022

A study to explore whether high-dose exercise can reduce the symptoms and secondary effects of concussion has been backed by a $US3.3 million grant.

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The Denver Post

Long COVID is proving to be common, but it’s still not clear how to prevent or treat it

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateJune 05, 2022

Diagnosing what’s become known as long COVID is mostly a process
of ruling out everything else that could be causing a patient’s
symptoms, said Thomas Campbell, a professor of medicine at the
University of Colorado School of Medicine and chief clinical research
officer at UCHealth.

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diaTribe

Diet and Exercise with Automated Insulin Delivery

news outletdiaTribe
Publish DateJune 04, 2022

A team of world-renowned experts in diabetes presented updates about automated insulin delivery (AID), focusing on the role of diet and exercise for closed-loop systems.

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U.S. News & World Report

Your Height Could Be a Factor in Disease Risk

news outletU.S. News & World Report
Publish DateJune 03, 2022

 If you're taller than average, your genes may affect your risk for a variety of diseases, a new study suggests.

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Healio

Food allergy associated with lower SARS-CoV-2 infection risk

news outletHealio
Publish DateJune 03, 2022

People with food allergies showed lower risk for SARS-CoV-2 infection, whereas those with obesity had a higher risk, according to a study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

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ABC News

Doctors advise how to get kids 5-11 boosted when COVID vaccination rates in US are low

news outletABC News
Publish DateJune 03, 2022

Two weeks ago, federal health officials authorized COVID-19 boosters for children between ages 5 and 11.

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Rocky Mountain PBS

Colorado Voices of Pride

news outletRocky Mountain PBS
Publish DateJune 02, 2022

Celebrating voices of the LGBTQ+ community is our year long commitment. During the month of June we pay special attention as a reminder that Pride started as an act of resistance to affirm, honor and celebrate all identities in our state.

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The Denver Post

Politics, not doctors, place transgender children at risk

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateJune 02, 2022

Gender-affirming care is not child abuse. So say experts from the nation’s leading organizations in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect, including the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and our nation’s oldest academic center in the field, the Kempe Center.

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Legal Reader

Exploding E-cigs are Injuring Unsuspecting Teens

news outletLegal Reader
Publish DateJune 02, 2022

Over a four-year period of time (from January 2016 through December 2019), a total of fifteen teenagers sustained injuries from e-cigs that exploded, according to the surgeons who treated some of these patients at nine hospitals across the United States.  Ten of these teens were ultimately hospitalized with three needing treatment in an intensive care unit (ICU)

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Healthline

How Your Height Affects Your Risk of Disease

news outletHealthline
Publish DateJune 02, 2022

How tall, or short, you are could affect your risk of certain medical conditions, a new study suggests.

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CPR

Hospitalizations and infections are spiking again in Colorado. But vaccinations are helping provide protection

news outletCPR
Publish DateJune 01, 2022

COVID-19 hospitalizations in Colorado are rising sharply this week. 

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Western Slope Now

Colorado doctors report bizarre spring flu season

news outletWestern Slope Now
Publish DateJune 01, 2022

Flu season in Colorado usually peaks between December and February, but this year it peaked in the spring.

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Infectious Disease

Long COVID: Learning as We Go

news outletInfectious Disease
Publish DateJune 01, 2022

The hallmark of the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic has been treating a large number of people who need immediate attention without having the data to support those interventions. And, unfortunately, that seems to be happening with post-acute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC): The immediate need to treat people must be weighed with providing the best care possible, often without the data to support the interventions.

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KMGH Channel 7

Children's Hospital aims to improve newborn screening process for cystic fibrosis

news outletKMGH Channel 7
Publish DateMay 31, 2022

One of the most common genetic conditions in the country is cystic fibrosis, affecting about 30,000 people. While treatment has improved for those living with the disease, there is no cure.

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Fox 31 | Channel 2

With COVID positivity rate on the rise, Coloradans reminded to get boosters

news outletFox 31 | Channel 2
Publish DateMay 31, 2022

With the COVID-19 positivity rate on the rise in Colorado, hospitals like Swedish Medical Center in Englewood are once again requiring masks in all areas, not just in the clinical spaces.

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Rocky Mountain PBS

Doctors, medical students aim to inspire the next generation of Black doctors

news outletRocky Mountain PBS
Publish DateMay 31, 2022

"Doctors, in general, have behaved as if they are 'superior beings,'" Pius Kamau said, "and they are treating the Black patient as if, first of all, you are doing them a favor to see them, and secondly, it's like … ‘Why are you here? You’re not worth it!’"

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Colorado Newsline

Veteran suicide prevention pursued in $20M competition

news outletColorado Newsline
Publish DateMay 30, 2022

Ahead of Memorial Day, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs launched the Mission Daybreak challenge: a $20 million competition and accelerator program aimed at fostering innovation to decrease suicide deaths among veterans.

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Fox 31 | Channel 2

Colorado hospital first to implant FDA approved stent

news outletFox 31 | Channel 2
Publish DateMay 30, 2022

There is a new option for patients with congenital heart disease, and Children’s Hospital Colorado was the first hospital in the world to implant the recently approved G-Armor stent.

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KMGH Channel 7

Study shows AI deep learning models can detect race in medical imaging

news outletKMGH Channel 7
Publish DateMay 28, 2022

Most of us have experienced some form of medical imaging, whether it was at an eye appointment or after a broken bone.

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9News

Study finds mistreatment, discrimination behind physician burnout

news outlet9News
Publish DateMay 28, 2022

It’s been a tough few years for healthcare workers.

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WDJB

Camels provide ‘ancient’ milk alternative for adults

news outletWDJB
Publish DateMay 27, 2022

In far-eastern Colorado, eight miles from the Nebraska border, there is a dairy farm called “Camelot.” Instead of using cow’s milk, the farmers there harvest the milk from camels.

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Neurology Today

Enterovirus D68, Long Suspected Cause of Acute Flaccid Myelitis, Found in Anterior Horn Cells

news outletNeurology Today
Publish DateMay 27, 2022

Long suspected as a cause of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), enterovirus D68 was found in the anterior horn cells of a 5-year-old boy who died of an illness very much like it in 2008, according to a letter in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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CPR

How to talk about gun violence with your children

news outletCPR
Publish DateMay 27, 2022

A gunman opened fire in an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas on Tuesday, killing 19 children and two adults. The horrific event happened just two weeks after another gunman killed 10 people in a supermarket in Buffalo, New York.

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New York Post

How COVID restrictions could lead to an uptick in unusual illnesses

news outletNew York Post
Publish DateMay 26, 2022

The world might be looking at an unfortunate new normal for how viruses spread.

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KMGH Channel 7

First presumptive case of monkeypox detected in Colorado

news outletKMGH Channel 7
Publish DateMay 26, 2022

Colorado has detected its first presumptive case of monkeypox, state health officials said Thursday, but they reassured the public the risk of getting infected with the latest disease making headlines across the world remains low.

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American Journal of Managed Care

Gut Microbiota of People With T1D Varies Significantly From Healthy Controls

news outletAmerican Journal of Managed Care
Publish DateMay 25, 2022

A new report suggests the gut microbiota of patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are significantly different from those of healthy controls, a finding that could play an important role in understanding the pathogenesis of the disease.

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CBS4 Denver

Camels In Colorado Provide Milk Alternative: ‘It’s Quite A Process’

news outletCBS4 Denver
Publish DateMay 25, 2022

People with food allergies and lactose intolerance are always looking for other options to cow’s milk. There is an ancient alternative that’s being produced in Colorado.

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CBS News

Talking To Your Kids About School Shootings Is Hard, But Experts Say It’s Important

news outletCBS News
Publish DateMay 25, 2022

Shootings in schools can create instant trauma for all of us – parents and kids alike. While it might be difficult to talk about these feelings with your kids, child psychologists say having open and honest conversations with them is helpful and important.

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CNET

How Contagious Is Monkeypox? What to Know About Symptoms, How It Spreads and More

news outletCNET
Publish DateMay 24, 2022

A handful of new monkeypox cases in the United States are under investigation, according to a media briefing this week by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The country confirmed its first case of monkeypox this year, in a man from Massachusetts who'd recently traveled to Canada. 

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ABC News

Pediatrician answers parents' questions about COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 5

news outletABC News
Publish DateMay 24, 2022

Pfizer's release of data showing its three-shot COVID-19 vaccine is 80% effective among children under the age of 5 is welcome news for parents anxious to get their young children vaccinated more than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic.

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9News

Turning COVID lessons into a healthier workplace

news outlet9News
Publish DateMay 23, 2022

It's not COVID. Great, but your coworkers still don't want whatever else you have. UCHealth's Dr. Michelle Barron discusses navigating respiratory illness season.

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Dermatology Times

Sun Bus Helps Bust Melanoma Misconceptions, Provide Screenings

news outletDermatology Times
Publish DateMay 22, 2022

Run by the Colorado Melanoma Foundation (CMF), the Sun Bus has provided more than 3500 free skin-cancer screenings throughout the Central and Southwestern United States to date. Along the way, providers are learning perhaps as much about melanoma misconceptions as the project teaches patients about skin cancer.

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My Droll

Exploding E-Cigarettes Cause Traumatic Injuries In Teens

news outletMy Droll
Publish DateMay 21, 2022

 A study shows that over a 4-year period, 15 teenagers were injured from exploding e-cigarettes, according to surgeons who have treated young people at nine hospitals in the United States.

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Becker's Hospital Review

1 in 3 physicians reported mistreatment in past year

news outletBecker's Hospital Review
Publish DateMay 20, 2022

Nearly 30 percent of physicians reported experiencing discrimination and mistreatment from patients or patients’ family members or visitors, a study published May 19 in JAMA Network Open found.

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KMGH Channel 7

Fentanyl is everywhere and treatment needs to be just as prevalent

news outletKMGH Channel 7
Publish DateMay 20, 2022

Mile High Behavioral Healthcare likes to keep its center colorful and bright — words maybe most people wouldn’t associate with addiction treatment, but to Jessica Courtney, the center's chief clinical officer, it’s been how she’s able to reach people to save their lives.

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CBS4 Denver

Colorado Researchers Working Toward A Cure For Type 1 Diabetes

news outletCBS4 Denver
Publish DateMay 20, 2022

Some of the most advanced research in diabetes is being done right here in Colorado. The Barbara Davis Center is world renowned for the care and research of Type 1 diabetes. On the first floor at the center, doctors provide care to patients. In the labs on the upper floors, researchers are studying the disease on a microscopic level.

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The Denver Post

Colorado reports 13 cases of rare but serious mystery hepatitis in children

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateMay 20, 2022

Colorado reports 13 cases of rare but serious mystery hepatitis in children

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Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Preclinical Data Support Remyelinating Potential of ABX-002

news outletMultiple Sclerosis News Today
Publish DateMay 19, 2022

ABX-002, an experimental treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS) being developed by Autobahn Therapeutics, promoted the restoration of the myelin sheath in preclinical models of the disease, new data show.

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Medscape

Patients' Bad Behavior Provokes Burnout in Physicians

news outletMedscape
Publish DateMay 19, 2022

Physicians who experience mistreatment and discrimination by patients, their families, and visitors are more likely to have symptoms of burnout, according to a study published today in JAMA.

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UPI

U.S. doctors often mistreated by patients, families, study finds

news outletUPI
Publish DateMay 19, 2022

Nearly one-third of doctors in the United States have experienced mistreatment from patients or their families, including racist or sexist remarks, a study published Thursday found.

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Medscape

Drinking More Coffee May Reduce Acute Kidney Injury Risk

news outletMedscape
Publish DateMay 19, 2022

Drinking two to three cups of coffee a day significantly reduces the risk of acute kidney injury, a prospective cohort study suggests.

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The Denver Post

Naomi Judd’s death shines spotlight on treatment-resistant depression. Here’s what can help

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateMay 18, 2022

Christopher Schneck, the medical director of the Helen and Arthur E.
Johnson Depression Center at the University of Colorado’s Anschutz
Medical Campus, estimates that 15% to 30% of people suffering with
depression encounter treatment resistance. At the same time, 17% of
the U.S. population deals with depression during their life, he said.
“We have no way of really knowing which drug is going to work for
which person, other than trying medications,” Schneck said.

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Healio

Lebrikizumab shows promise in adolescents with uncontrolled asthma

news outletHealio
Publish DateMay 18, 2022

Lebrikizumab reduced exacerbations in adolescents with uncontrolled asthma and had a favorable safety profile, according to results of the ACOUSTICS study.

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