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Colorado moms breastfeed longer than U.S. average
For new moms, returning to work while breastfeeding can be a challenge. In recognition of Breastfeeding Awareness Month, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is redesigning three lactation rooms on campus and adding four newly designated lactation spaces to support working moms who are breastfeeding.
Opening of two wings of Sheridan Health Services
CEO of Sheridan Health Center Erica Schwartz on expansion of west Denver clinic run by CU College of Nursing that serves low income families.
Colorado Researchers Look At Obesity On Cellular Level
“Our goal really at the heart of this is to help moms and their babies,” said Kristen E. Boyle, an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Boyle is taking the research to the cellular level. Using cord blood from babies in the Healthy Starts study, she’s seen a connection between what and how much a mother eats to how a baby’s cells develop.
CBS Denver8/14/2015
Energy Pipeline: Ballot fight over fracking could be shaping up in Colorado
Colorado has plenty of advocates on opposite ends of the argument, but “also a very sizable middle ground, people who are willing to talk through it,” said Christopher Weible, an associate professor at the University of Colorado-Denver School of Public Affairs who studies fracking policy debates. “Maybe it’s a thing about Colorado, maybe we have a lot of pride in our natural resources and how we can get along.”
Greeley Tribune8/9/2015
Coca-Cola Funds Scientists Who Shift Blame for Obesity Away From Bad Diets
Records show that the network’s website,, is registered to Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta, and the company is also listed as the site’s administrator. The group’s president, James O. Hill, a professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, said Coke had registered the website because the network’s members did not know how. “They’re not running the show,” he said. “We’re running the show.”
New York Times8/9/2015
Dr. answers your questions about vitamins, supplements
Pharmacists from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy came to 9NEWS Saturday morning to answer viewer's questions. Dr. Sarah Anderson, an assistant professor from the school, answered some of our own.
9 NEWS8/8/2015
Fruita construction and renovations in full swing
The city is currently working with the University Technical Assistant (UTA) program at the University of Colorado in Denver to compile packets for distribution at local businesses, where residents can draw or write ideas down, as well as a website for digital submission. UTA will then gather all the input and create conceptual designs based on the feedback received.
Free Press8/5/2015
Talking With Patients about Guns? Show Some Respect
But being legally allowed to talk about guns isn't enough to protect patients; healthcare providers must also know what to say and how to say it in order to best counsel people of various ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, and other cultural factors, according to Marian Betz, MD, from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora and Garen Wintemute, MD, MPH, of the University of California Davis.
Med Page Today8/5/2015
OSHA to Propose Beryllium Limit in the Works Since 1975
Dr. Lee Newman, an occupational expert who has long called on federal regulators to sharply cut beryllium exposure limits, said that while he was heartened by the new proposal, the long delay had exacted a large human toll. “We’ve had a generation of workers who’ve had unnecessary overexposure while this was happening,” said Dr. Newman, a professor of public health at the University of Colorado.
New York Times8/5/2015
Artist Fighting ‘The Silent Killer’ Turns Activist To Help Others
“We continue to fight for Jean,” said Murr’s oncologist Dr. Kian Behbakht at the University of Colorado Hospital. “We have had ups and we have had downs,” Behbakht said.
CBS Denver8/5/2015
Poetry On Civil Rights And Racism Gets A Colorado Book Award
York submitted the manuscript for his poetry collection “Abide” just days before his death. His colleagues at the University of Colorado-Denver, Brian Barker and Nicole Beer, helped get it published. They spoke with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner.
8 Weird Things That Happen When You Send a Text
The little chime or buzz of an incoming text is almost impossible to ignore. Is it your friend with the killer one-liners? A kiss emoji from your partner? A colleague commending you on your performance? The possibilities are endlessly enticing. Like bees to pollen, humans are suckers for social information. "We're hypersocial animals," says Amy Hasinoff, PhD, a professor of new media at the University of Colorado Denver and author of Sexting Panic. "If you text a lot, you're using the available tools to connect with other people. That's a good thing."
Huffington Post8/1/2015
Study to evaluate historical, religious significance of Hole in the Rock
The National Parks Service has awarded the University of Colorado in Denver more than $100,000 to document the religious and cultural significance of the Hole in the Rock area to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Under the terms of the contract, the university will have two years to conduct research — mostly via interviews with descendants of members of the San Juan Expedition. The results of the study will be kept on file by the federal government and will be used to inform future decisions about development in the area, said Rosemary Sucec, cultural resources program manager at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
Salt Lake Tribune7/31/2015
Seeking the "State of Slim" at Destination Boot Camp
On Wednesday, there he was, along with more than 30 other boot campers — most of whom had paid $3,999 (lodging and meals included) for a week-long version of the reality show they follow. This camp, along with every other camp the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center has offered since starting the medical-tourism program in October, was sold out. (The next one is scheduled for September; 844-404-2008 or
Denver Post7/31/2015
Film Critic Howie Movshovitz Reels In Film Fans With Tattered Cover Classics
When asked if either the digital revolution in film or the demise of old-school media had affected his career, film critic Howie Movshovitz answers succinctly: “No.” For decades, the award-winning writer, broadcaster, curator, educator and filmmaker has exposed the world of film to several generations in the region. And today he continues to do so, offering a screening of Jim Jarmusch's first feature, the 1984 deadpan comedy Stranger Than Paradise at his long-running Tattered Cover Classic
New tool helps match cancer patients with most ideal drugs
"A lot of these kinase inhibitors inhibit a lot more than what they're supposed to inhibit. Maybe drug A was designed to inhibit kinase B, but it also inhibits kinase C and D as well. Our approach centers on exploiting the promiscuity of these drugs, the 'drug spillover'," said Dr. Aik Choon Tan, an associate professor of Bioinformatics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, in a press release.
Why the most popular rule of weight loss is completely wrong
"Over time, the more weight you lose, the more your metabolic rate drops," explained John Peters, a leading researcher at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at the University of Colorado. "In order to keep losing weight at the rate you started losing weight, you’re going to have to eat even fewer calories. A month in, you might have to eat another hundred fewer; a month after that you might have to drop it another hundred."
Washington Post7/28/2015
CU Denver survey analyzes why cyclists 'scoff' at the law
The "Scofflaw Biking Survey," asking why traffic laws are disregarded, was filled out by 18,000 drivers, pedestrians and cyclists from all over the world. While the results have not been published, early examinations show drivers and pedestrians break the law to save time while cyclists do so to feel safer.
9 NEWS7/27/2015
Palliative Care
Dr. Jean Kutner with CU School of Medicine discuss palliative care in the United States.
How to survive the wilderness
This week on “Take Care,” we talk to Dr. Christopher McStay, chief of clinical operations in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. McStay was also the former chief of service for the Bellevue Hospital Emergency Department in New York City, where he treated patients who have survived extreme circumstances such as Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy.