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Some Catholic Ob/Gyns Face Moral Dilemmas in Issues of Family Planning

What you need to know: Study examined how Catholic Ob/Gyns integrate their faith into their practice when it comes to providing family planning services. Researchers found a complex web of reasons and rationale for how practitioners decided what services to provide.


A study of Catholic obstetrician-gynecologists shows some face moral dilemmas when dealing with issues of family planning and abortion due to their religious faith, according researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. 

Author David Kelly | Publish Date October 16, 2020
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Research    Patient Care    COVID-19

Potter: Promising Alzheimer’s Trials, Treatments in Process

  • What you need to know: In our Q&A, Huntington Potter, PhD, explains the progress being made in the battle against Alzheimer’s disease. He discusses the headway in the development of a new drug – an antibody against Alzheimer’s amyloid – and points out the possible treatment benefits of GM-CSF Leukine against COVID-19.

Last fall, we sat down with Huntington Potter, PhD, director of the University of Colorado Alzheimer’s and Cognition Centerone of the major Alzheimer’s research centers in the country – for a wide-ranging podcast conversation about the state of Alzheimer’s research.

Author Kristen O'Neill | Publish Date September 29, 2020
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Patient Care    Cancer

Living to Live: Friends Face Off Cancer; Find Strength in Each Other

  • What you need to know: When two couples from Germany retired to Colorado, intent on continuing their active lifestyles minus the work, cancer was the furthest thing from their health-conscious minds. But it struck. Twice. Although the prognoses were grim, the friends said that a combination of their strong bonds and their expert medical care at UCHealth and the CU Cancer Center brought them out on top.

From “No Hair Don’t Care” to “Keep Calm and Colorado On,” four friends facing two grim diagnoses used humor and grit in their battles against cancer. All four contend that, without their outlook and a little fate, their crusade might have had a different ending.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date September 15, 2020
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Patient Care    Community    COVID-19

Dental Faculty to Reintroduce Oral Health Preventive Services to the Most Vulnerable

  • What you need to know: Drs. Deidre Callanan and Tamanna Tiwari, of the CU School of Dental Medicine, have a passion for community dentistry and population health. They will spend the next year consulting with the Colorado Association of School-Based Health Centers. They will work on reintegrating existing dental preventive practices that were suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic and offer guidance on the next level of preventive dental care.

Marcus’s mouth was a mess.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date September 15, 2020
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