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Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Change Parents’ Attitudes About Vaccines? 

COVID-19 vaccines for children received a good deal of scrutiny when they first became available in 2021. Chatter online and elsewhere indicated that parents were becoming less likely to vaccinate their children due to growing misinformation around the COVID-19 vaccines. 

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date December 06, 2023
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Community    Vaccine

What to Know About the 2023 Flu Season 

Flu season has arrived, bringing with it questions about vaccines, symptoms, testing, and more. During the 2022–23 flu season, it’s estimated that there were as many as 670,000 hospitalizations and 58,000 deaths from the virus in the U.S. 

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date November 07, 2023
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Community    COVID-19    Vaccine

The New COVID-19 Booster is Rolling Out, Here’s What You Should Know

As new COVID-19 booster shots hit pharmacies and doctor offices this month, health care professionals say it’s as important as ever to keep up with the vaccine that can prevent serious illness, hospitalization, and death from the coronavirus.

Author Kara Mason | Publish Date September 28, 2023
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Research    Community    Vaccine    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz   

Promising Research Working Toward RSV Prevention

As the number of hospitalizations related to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) continues to climb steeply throughout Colorado, with a reported 1,139 hospitalizations since Oct. 1, clinician and researcher Eric Simões, MD, is leading two studies that he hopes will help curtail future RSV surges.

Author Rachel Sauer | Publish Date November 28, 2022
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School of Medicine In the News


Early Win for Preemptive Stents on Vulnerable Coronary Plaque

news outlet9News
Publish DateApril 09, 2024

The concept of using stents to seal off non-flow-limiting vulnerable plaques, before they have a chance to rupture, worked out in the first major trial testing this provocative idea.

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Pregnant women report increased COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy during omicron wave

news outletHealio
Publish DateApril 09, 2024

“As of July 29, 2023, Vaccine Safety Datalink surveillance found just 16.2% of pregnant people aged 18 to 49 years had received a COVID-19 booster vaccine, with only 8.3% of Black pregnant people and 9.6% of Latino pregnant people vaccinated during pregnancy,” Joshua T. B. Williams, assistant professor in the department of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Ambulatory Care Services at Denver Health and Hospitals, and colleagues wrote.

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Doctors take on dental duties to reach low-income and uninsured patients

news outletCBS News
Publish DateApril 09, 2024

Pediatrician Patricia Braun and her team saw roughly 100 children at a community health clinic on a recent Monday. They gave flu shots and treatments for illnesses like ear infections.

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U.S. News & World Report

Best Physical Therapy Programs

news outletU.S. News & World Report
Publish DateApril 09, 2024

To become a physical therapist, students must first master areas of science such as biomechanics, neuroscience, exercise physiology and anatomy. These are the top schools to train physical therapists at the doctorate level (DPT). The University of Colorado School of Medicine’s Physical Therapy Program is ranked #11.

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