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CPR

Medicaid, Schools, Pregnancy, Opioids: Here’s Where Colorado’s Cuts May Hurt

news outletCPR
Publish DateJune 13, 2020

Lawmakers have almost finished up work on a drastically slashed budget to keep Colorado’s state finances in the black, but it may be months or even years before the effects truly become apparent.

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The Colorado Sun

Colorado’s rural pharmacies wrestle against big business to remain community cornerstones

news outletThe Colorado Sun
Publish DateMay 11, 2020

1,230 rural pharmacies have closed since 2003, including 45 in Colorado. Some blame benefit management companies that reimburse for medications at less than they cost to buy.

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Medical Xpress

Study pinpoints metrics of cost-effective screening for type 1 diabetes

news outletMedical Xpress
Publish DateMay 06, 2020

Health screenings can catch conditions early, helping patients avoid a condition's worst consequences or even preventing it from developing altogether. Think of mammograms to catch breast cancer early or high blood pressure screening before a person has a stroke. Screening helps pre-symptomatic patients take actions to reduce their risk of a catastrophic outcome.

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Denverite

Fatal drug overdoses involving fentanyl tripled in Denver between 2018 and 2019

news outletDenverite
Publish DateApril 15, 2020

Fentanyl-related overdose deaths in Denver tripled between 2019 and 2018, according to data from the the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment and the Office of the Medical Examiner.

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CPR

These Are The Treatments And Cures Colorado Researchers Are Developing For Coronavirus

news outletCPR
Publish DateApril 11, 2020

In Colorado, doctors and researchers are desperately looking for ways to treat patients with COVID-19. Right now, there is no proven effective treatment, and it could be many months before a vaccine — or a treatment to alleviate symptoms — is tested and available for widespread use. Research into some drugs and treatments are farther along than others, and many show signs of promise. 

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NBC News

An at-home fingerprick blood test may help detect your exposure to coronavirus

news outletNBC News
Publish DateApril 04, 2020

Americans may soon be able to learn if they've ever been infected with COVID-19 with a prick of their finger and a smartphone — and without having to leave their homes.

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Newsy

How Clinical Trials For Potential Coronavirus Treatments Work

news outletNewsy
Publish DateApril 02, 2020
The process of getting a new drug into widespread use takes time — and can't be expedited too much when safety and efficacy are considered.
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CPR

Working To Treat COVID-19

news outletCPR
Publish DateApril 02, 2020

CU Anschutz researchers are working on ways to treat COVID-19.

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Live Science

Coronavirus testing is ramping up. Here are the new tests and how they work.

news outletLive Science
Publish DateMarch 31, 2020

Getting tested for coronavirus in the U.S. has been difficult to impossible for many people, starting with technical difficulties with the kits initially developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and continuing with shortages in swabs, reagents and other parts of test kits. 

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