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Study Finds Correlation Between Rural Geography and Access to Handguns, Suicidality Among Colorado Teenagers

Living in rural, isolated areas correlates with easier access to handguns and higher risks of suicidality among Colorado teenagers, according to a cross-sectional study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open. These findings can help inform public health and policy experts on how best to allocate educational firearm safety and suicide prevention resources in the state.


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National Preparedness Month: Campus Events Teach Resiliency Skills

In observance of National Preparedness Month this September, the Emergency Management Division (EMD) is hosting a month-long series of community events and classes during September, both virtually and in-person on campus. National Preparedness Month exists to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen anytime, both on and off campus.  


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Nurse Home Visits for Low-Income Expectant Mothers Show Promising Results for Child Development, Mortality Rates

A wide-ranging study of prenatal and postnatal nurse intervention for low-income mothers bearing their first children, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, indicates promising results in reducing maternal mortality for external causes and child mortality for preventable causes.


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New Web-Based Resource Helps Coloradans Explore Careers

JFK Partners at the University of Colorado School of Medicine has helped spearhead a new web-based resource now available to support Coloradans with disabilities in exploring career options and increasing financial independence by calculating how employment and earnings interact with benefits.


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