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A Warming Climate Heightens Focus on Kidney Disease

Prolonged heat waves and the sweltering summer days that accompany climate change can be hazardous for human health, leading to conditions such as heat stroke and even causing permanent organ damage or death if not treated quickly.


Author Kara Mason | Publish Date September 13, 2023
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Research    Community    Public Health    Obesity   

Study Finds Maternal Diet May Have Long-Lasting Effects for Offspring

The diet a mother consumes while pregnant may increase the risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the offspring, new research shows.


Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date June 16, 2023
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Research    Community    Public Health   

Curbing Fentanyl Deaths Should be Guided by Science and Evidence

In May 2022, the Colorado Legislature passed, and Gov. Jared Polis signed into law, House Bill 1326 – the “fentanyl accountability” bill. Among other actions, the bill introduced stricter criminal penalties for possessing smaller amounts of fentanyl or other drugs laced with fentanyl.


Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date February 17, 2023
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Press Releases    Students    Public Health    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz

New CU Dual-Degree Program Gives Physical Therapy Students a Grounding in Public Health 

A new dual-degree program offered by the Physical Therapy Program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Colorado School of Public Health at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus will give doctor of physical therapy (DPT) students more opportunities to understand how their work intersects with issues around community health promotion, disease prevention, and social determinants of health.  


Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date October 19, 2022
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Community    Public Health    Monkeypox

CU Researcher Describes First Cases of Encephalomyelitis Resulting From Monkeypox Virus 

As the monkeypox outbreak continues to spread around the globe, a rare but potentially serious complication of the virus has been discovered by Daniel Pastula, MD, MHS, associate professor of neurology and infectious diseases at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health.


Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date September 16, 2022
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Community    Public Health    Vaccinations

Reemergence of Polio in the U.S. Emphasizes Importance of Getting Vaccinated

When a case of polio was discovered in an unvaccinated man in Rockland County, New York, last month, many people had a similar thought: “Didn’t we take care of polio?”


Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date August 31, 2022
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Community    Public Health    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz   

Monkeypox Has Been Declared a National Health Emergency; Now What? 

The worldwide outbreak of monkeypox that started in May 2022 has now grown to such a degree that on August 4, the Biden administration declared a public health emergency to raise awareness of the virus in the United States and to free up funding and resources for a more robust response. More than 6,600 probable or confirmed cases have now been detected in the U.S., including in Colorado, and there are more than 28,000 confirmed cases worldwide. 


Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date August 08, 2022
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Patient Care    Education    Community    Public Health

Caregivers Play an Important Role in Supporting Adolescents as They Cultivate Nutrition and Healthy Habits

For many adolescents with access to a smartphone or tablet, the messages about appearance, image, and weight are almost inescapable. Frequently, they are intertwined with messages about nutrition.


Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date March 15, 2022
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Colorado doctors warning of skyrocketing alcohol use post-pandemic as liver transplants among younger people increase

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Publish DateFebruary 14, 2024

Colorado doctors say they are concerned about alcohol use after the pandemic, as liver transplants among younger people increase.

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The Evolving Landscape of Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis in 2024: Enrique Alvarez, MD, PhD

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Publish DateFebruary 13, 2024

As the landscape of care evolves in multiple sclerosis (MS), clinicians continue their efforts in optimizing therapeutic approaches for patients. Investigating de-escalation of therapies, which involves transitioning patients from high or moderate efficacy disease-modifying therapies to lower efficacy ones to lower risk of adverse effects, has been a topic of interest.

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Low Bleeding Profile With Asundexian Seen in Pooled Analysis

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Publish DateFebruary 13, 2024

Cumulative safety data from three trials testing the reversible direct factor XIa inhibitor asundexian in patients at risk for stroke or recurrent cardiovascular events suggest a better bleeding profile compared with apixaban (Eliquis; Bristol Myers Squibb) in a variety of patient types.

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Flu, COVID, RSV: Colorado doctor says 5% of hospitalized patients have two viruses at the same time

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Publish DateFebruary 13, 2024

Chances are you or someone you know has gotten sick over the past few weeks or months. 

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