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How to Protect Yourself From the Fall ‘Tripledemic’ of RSV, COVID, and Influenza 

As a longtime researcher of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), Eric Simões, MD, was gratified in August when clinical trials he led at the University of Colorado School of Medicine received the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval for Pfizer’s new RSV vaccine for use during late pregnancy.  

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date September 05, 2023
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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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Patient Care    COVID-19    Vaccinations   

CU School of Medicine Experts on the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Reactions

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday recommended a nationwide pause on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine because six women who received the vaccine have experienced a rare type of blood clot.

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date April 16, 2021
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Community    COVID-19    Students    Vaccinations

CU Medical Student Helps Streamline COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Events

When COVID-19 struck during his first year of medical school in 2020, Michael Skaggs was still a few years away from being able to provide clinical care to patients. But he was right on time to put his skills as a former engineer and whitewater rafting company manager to work.

Author Valerie Gleaton | Publish Date March 23, 2021
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Becker's Spine Review

10 spine surgeons younger than 45 to know

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Publish DateSeptember 13, 2023

Here are 10 early-career spine surgeons making news:

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The Year Of Making Noise

news outletPrevention
Publish DateSeptember 13, 2023

4,300 women. That’s how many deaths the U.S. will see this year from a form of cancer that is entirely avoidable. And in total, this single year, around 14,000 women will be diagnosed with it.

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Doctor gives tips on navigating menopause

news outlet9News
Publish DateSeptember 13, 2023

Dr. Jill Liss with UCHealth Cherry Creek Medical Center joins us for a conversation on navigating menopause.

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This Product Claims To Ease Period Pain. Here's What Doctors Think.

news outletHuffPost
Publish DateSeptember 13, 2023

If you’re one of the estimated 80% of women who experience painful periods every month, a condition known as dysmenorrhea, there’s a good chance you’ve tried something, anything, to get some much-needed relief.

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