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03 Apr 19:26

Innovative finance model could provide new path for early childhood services - Chalkbeat Colorado


Chalkbeat Colorado

Innovative finance model could provide new path for early childhood services
Chalkbeat Colorado
... it and policy-makers, foundations executives and law-makers started listening. Wickersham, director of the Center for Education Policy Analysis at the University of Colorado Denver, is now part of several efforts to move Pay For Success forward in ...

03 Apr 05:24

Outbreak Case Counts: Why Official Numbers Fall Far Below Estimates - Food Safety News


Food Safety News

Outbreak Case Counts: Why Official Numbers Fall Far Below Estimates
Food Safety News
“It's so complex that it's somewhat easy to explain,” said Elaine Scallan, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health and lead author of the 2011 foodborne illness estimates compiled by CDC. One of the main challenges in ...

02 Apr 16:16

Common nursing practices based on tradition, not evidence - FierceHealthcare


Common nursing practices based on tradition, not evidence
FierceHealthcare
The researchers, led by Mary Beth Flynn Makic, Ph.D., a research nurse scientist in critical care at the University of Colorado Hospital, examined the evidence associated with four clinical practices common in nursing: managing feeding tubes in ...

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03 Apr 08:12

New building on Fitzsimons campus will house CU bioengineering students - The Denver Post


New building on Fitzsimons campus will house CU bioengineering students
The Denver Post
"One of the goals of the FRA is to incubate bioscience companies, and our program is well-fitted for that," said Robin Shandas, professor and chair of the Department of Bioengineering at CU Denver. "We not only have researchers and faculty, but ...

03 Apr 15:39

Sugary beverages and their influence on health - 9NEWS.com


Sugary beverages and their influence on health
9NEWS.com
Michelle Cardel, PhD, RD is a nutrition scientist and registered dietitian at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, University of Colorado Denver. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter @MichelleCardel for daily nutrition tips! (KUSA-TV © 2014 ...
Sugary drinks and their influence on healthFirst Coast News

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03 Apr 13:34

Ketoacidosis higher in uninsured, low-income children with type 1 diabetes - Healio


Ketoacidosis higher in uninsured, low-income children with type 1 diabetes
Healio
Dana Dabelea, MD, professor and associate dean at the University of Colorado School of Public Health, said these findings underscore the need for increased public awareness of type 1 diabetes in children, as well as improved efforts toward detection ...

31 Mar 22:25

Medical marijuana legalization may lead to lower homicide rates, study finds - Westword (blog)


Westword (blog)

Medical marijuana legalization may lead to lower homicide rates, study finds
Westword (blog)
In February, for instance, our William Breathes detailed University of Colorado Denver research showing that "a medical marijuana dispensary in the Denver area doesn't have any more impact on its neighborhood than does a coffee shop or a drugstore.".

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01 Apr 11:52

April is Autism Awareness Month - kdvr.com


April is Autism Awareness Month
kdvr.com
Researchers at the University of Colorado Hospital discovered that genes responsible for brain evolution might be the same genes linked to the severity of autism. The signs are problems socializing, focusing and communicating. Pat Rydell of the Rocky ...

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01 Apr 13:12

One-third of kids may be battling high cholesterol - KHOU


KHOU

One-third of kids may be battling high cholesterol
KHOU
"We really need to emphasize prevention, and that begins in childhood," said Eckel, an endocrinologist and professor of medicine at the University of Colorado's Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. "This could be a good opportunity to sit down with ...

01 Apr 23:32

Aurora Public Schools ReNew pledge to energy conservation - Denver Post (blog)


Denver Post (blog)

Aurora Public Schools ReNew pledge to energy conservation
Denver Post (blog)
Mentors will be on hand to educate the schools on energy conservation and instruct students on how they can make energy-efficient improvements. These mentors include experts from Xcel Energy, the University of Colorado Denver, the National Renewable ...

01 Apr 21:54

100 Great Hospitals - 2014 - Becker's Hospital Review


100 Great Hospitals - 2014
Becker's Hospital Review
Now, the hospital is located in Aurora, adjacent to the University of Colorado Hospital and School of Medicine. [READ MORE]. Children's Hospital Los Angeles . Founded in 1901, Children's Hospital Los Angeles is now the largest pediatric hospital in ...

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02 Apr 05:17

Soapbox: Food insecurity countered with access to good food, information - The Coloradoan


Soapbox: Food insecurity countered with access to good food, information
The Coloradoan
With the support of organizations such as the University of Colorado Health, the food bank has developed several nutrition initiatives to help improve the health and well-being of clients. For example, the food bank made sourcing of fresh fruits and ...

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31 Mar 16:57

Collaboration between business, medicine may save glaucoma patients from ... - Aurora Sentinel


Collaboration between business, medicine may save glaucoma patients from ...
Aurora Sentinel
AURORA | At an eye clinic in the Philippines, as many as 80 patients could get some relief from their glaucoma because of a groundbreaking device. The device uses sonic waves to stimulate the drainage of fluid from the eye, relieving the pressure that ...

23 Mar 06:02

Continuum's plan for old CU Hospital site draws favorable reviews - Denver Post


Continuum's plan for old CU Hospital site draws favorable reviews
Denver Post
The Walmart didn't go over well with neighbors," said Jeremy Németh, chair of the planning and design department at the University of Colorado Denver. "Continuum is taking on difficult projects at difficult sites," he said. "The way they think is not ...

25 Mar 20:20

Clean tech closing in on energy storage - Boulder County Business Report


Clean tech closing in on energy storage
Boulder County Business Report
Swift Tram is trying to develop suspended automated people movers, with hopes of breaking ground on its first system on the University of Colorado's Anschutz medical campus by the end of this year. The only problem, Lawrence said, is that most venture ...

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25 Mar 15:48

Wayne State University to Inaugurate M. Roy Wilson as its 12th president - DigitalJournal.com


Wayne State University to Inaugurate M. Roy Wilson as its 12th president
DigitalJournal.com
... president of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and, concurrently, chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver and chair of the Board of Directors of University of Colorado Hospital. Immediately prior to joining the NIH, Wilson ...

26 Mar 13:34

The war on cancer continues - La Voz Nueva


La Voz Nueva

The war on cancer continues
La Voz Nueva
“We know that cancer cells have mutations,” says Dr. Andrew Thorburn, Deputy Director of the Cancer Center at the University of Colorado Hospital. When a cell mutates, it no longer responds to signals that control its growth or death. These cells ...

18 Mar 00:05

Grape Seed Extract May Halt Growth of Colorectal Cancer Cells - Atlanta Black Star


Atlanta Black Star

Grape Seed Extract May Halt Growth of Colorectal Cancer Cells
Atlanta Black Star
Cancer researchers are working to find chemotherapies that destroy cancer cells but are harmless to normal cells. It turns out, a natural substance already exists that does just that. University of Colorado Cancer Center scientists have just published ...

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21 Mar 08:57

Jennifer Leitsch: DBJ 40 under 40 winner 2014

by Paula Moore
Age: 36 Title: Corporate responsibility manager Company: Prologis Inc. (NYSE: PLD) Industry: Commercial real estate Website: prologis.com Email: jleitsch@prologis.com Twitter: @jenniferletisch Key civic affiliations: Denver Office of Sustainability Advisory Council, CU Denver Managing for Sustainability Advisory Council, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain Inc., Junior League of Denver Prologis Inc. of San Francisco not only is one of the world’s largest owners and developers of industrial…
24 Mar 16:28

Coussons-Read begins making changes at UCCS - Colorado Springs Business Journal


Colorado Springs Business Journal

Coussons-Read begins making changes at UCCS
Colorado Springs Business Journal
I mentored numerous faculty and students on the CU Denver campus, both in formal and informal ways. Helping others develop a vision for their own careers and learning about what each of them is facing in putting together the real-life pieces of ...

24 Mar 05:37

Concern growing over Russian troops near Ukraine border - 9NEWS.com


Concern growing over Russian troops near Ukraine border
9NEWS.com
"There are some worries about what Russia is going to do in the near future," said Christoph Stefes, Associate Professor of Political Science at CU Denver. "There are fears it might actually invade eastern parts of Moldova it might actually try to take ...

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23 Mar 12:45

DUF1220 protein domain also linked to severity of autism - News-Medical.net


DUF1220 protein domain also linked to severity of autism
News-Medical.net
The same gene family that may have helped the human brain become larger and more complex than in any other animal also is linked to the severity of autism, according to new research from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The gene ...

23 Mar 06:23

"Dreaming Sin Fronteras": Professor, students shine spotlight on immigration - Denver Post


"Dreaming Sin Fronteras": Professor, students shine spotlight on immigration
Denver Post
Mercado, a professor and theater director at the University of Colorado Denver, wrote and directed "Dreaming Sin Fronteras" ("Dreaming Without Borders") to draw attention to the struggles of undocumented American youths. The actors he asked to ...

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20 Mar 19:58

Colorado budget committee clashes with Capital Development Committee - Denver Post


Colorado budget committee clashes with Capital Development Committee
Denver Post
However, the list favored by the JBC rejected most of them, approving just a library project on the Auraria campus in Denver and a performing arts project at University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Those projects were Nos. 19 and 24, respectively, on ...
Fort Lewis snubbed again at CapitolThe Durango Herald

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21 Mar 12:15

Friday marks World Down Syndrome Day - 9NEWS.com


Friday marks World Down Syndrome Day
9NEWS.com
It is devoted to funding break-through research at the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. For more on 3-21 Day and the Global Down Syndrome Foundation: http://www.globaldownsyndrome.org/.

21 Mar 13:10

The gene family linked to brain evolution is implicated in severity of autism ... - Science Codex


The gene family linked to brain evolution is implicated in severity of autism ...
Science Codex
The same gene family that may have helped the human brain become larger and more complex than in any other animal also is linked to the severity of autism, according to new research from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The gene ...

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21 Mar 13:21

Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome Awards $1.26 Million in Grand ... - The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)


Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome Awards $1.26 Million in Grand ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)
Thirty-three researchers from the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Colorado School of Medicine on the Anschutz Medical Campus applied for the 2014 Crnic Grand Challenge Grants. The proposals were reviewed by an elite group of ...

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20 Mar 04:40

CU police officer involved in shooting outside CU Hospital in Aurora - kwgn.com


CU police officer involved in shooting outside CU Hospital in Aurora
kwgn.com
AURORA, Colo. — A shooting involving a University of Colorado police officer Wednesday night on the C.U. Hospital campus in Aurora has left a suspect injured. Aurora Police say it happened at E. 16th Avenue and Quentin Street. That's just outside the ...

14 Mar 02:05

CU Hospital uses acupuncture as part of cancer treatment - kwgn.com


CU Hospital uses acupuncture as part of cancer treatment
kwgn.com
DENVER — Things are changing in the medical world. Doctors are now including acupuncture as part of their treatment strategy for cancer patients, merging the ancient practice with powerful modern medical techniques. The University Of Colorado Hospital ...

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19 Mar 16:36

Parents Matter More Than They Think in How Their Children Eat - HealthNewsDigest.com


Parents Matter More Than They Think in How Their Children Eat
HealthNewsDigest.com
Degrees offered by the CU Denver School of Medicine include doctor of medicine, doctor of physical therapy, and masters of physician assistant studies. The School is located on the University of Colorado's Anschutz Medical Campus, one of four campuses ...

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