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Study undercuts beliefs on menopausal hormone therapy
 "We were surprised, but we weren't shocked," said Nanette Santoro, chair of obstetrics-gynecology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and one of 17 authors of the Kronos study. "Not all of the investigators believed we were necessarily going to see" a heart benefit.
Philadelphia Inquirer7/29/2014
CU Denver class teaches "nudging" the public toward social goals...and the greater good
Scandinavia, Ikea's motherland, is famous for designs that are meant to be both attractive and useful. And now the University of Colorado Denver is teaming up with Danish design expert Sille Krukow to create similar social designs in America. … The curriculum was devoted to the concept of "nudging," a social-design theory in which designs are used to nudge people into making the right decisions.
Westword7/28/2014
Oil, gas boom taps rush of ordinances and bans across the U.S.
There is a ongoing tension between state and local control, said Paul Teske, dean of the University of Colorado Denver's School of Public Affairs. "Should something be controlled at the local level or at the state is always a question," he said. "There is not a right answer or wrong answer from the technical side. It is a political decision."
Denver Post7/27/2014
Gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunafon has no party, little money, but lots of appeal
"It could get interesting to see who he helps and hurts," said Paul Teske, dean of the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver. "But he could make a difference if the polls stay close."
Denver Post7/27/2014
Colorado doctor researches Alzheimer's
"In Alzheimer's disease nerve cells are lost," said University of Colorado Hospital's Dr. Jonathan Woodcock. "As these symptoms happen, people have problems with memory, with judgment, difficulties recognizing things that have been familiar to them in the past and trouble with recognition visually."
9NEWS.com7/27/2014
Professor: Union Station most important building in Denver
Union Station officially reopens Saturday in Denver, and University of Colorado Denver history professor Tom Noel says it's arguably the most important building in the city. The iconic building is again a center of transportation, offering bus, train and light rail connections. A hotel and shops have been added inside the building.
Colorado Public Radio7/25/2014
Danish researcher: Why you keep failing to do the right thing
Sille Krukow has identified the biggest threat to mankind -- it’s us. More specifically, it’s our everyday behavior, says Krukow, a design expert from Denmark who spent the summer teaching at the University of Colorado Denver. “It is basically killing us and costing us a lot of money,” she says.
Colorado Public Radio7/24/2014
CU Alzheimer's researchers say proposed study could be breakthrough
Amid a firehose-stream of bad news about failed Alzheimer's drug trials, Huntington Potter's work at CU Hospital with co-investigator Dr. Jonathan Woodcock could provide a breakthrough. The hospital recently received approval to begin safety trials of a drug, Leukine, in Alzheimer's patients. If funding comes through, clinical trials with several hundred patients could follow.
Denver Post7/24/2014
Is Sugar the New Tobacco?
There's some evidence for the super­athlete that small amounts of fructose are good," says Dr. Richard Johnson, a nephrologist at the University of Colorado, noting that the effect is beneficial only when sugar is consumed in moderate amounts before or after intense activities.
Men’s Journal7/23/2014
Your Healthy Family: Telemedicine
Specialists are able to offer care to patients from a remote location, providing better and faster care. And for people having a stroke, every minute counts. Dr. William Jones is a neurologist at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, but he's helping a "mock patient" in Colorado Springs - the new "Tele-stroke" project.
KOAA7/22/2014
Injuries on the Increase in High School Lacrosse, Study Shows
"Concern over concussions in both boys' and girls' lacrosse underscores the need to learn more about these injuries," said study co-author Dawn Comstock in a University of Colorado news release. She is an associate professor of epidemiology for the pediatric injury prevention, education and research program at the Colorado School of Public Health.
Philly.com7/22/2014
Injuries on the Increase in High School Lacrosse, Study Shows
"Concern over concussions in both boys' and girls' lacrosse underscores the need to learn more about these injuries," said study co-author Dawn Comstock in a University of Colorado news release. She is an associate professor of epidemiology for the pediatric injury prevention, education and research program at the Colorado School of Public Health.
Philly.com7/22/2014
The next-to-last place any farmer should visit is here
In the crowded Biomechatronics Developmental Research Laboratory at the Department of Bioengineering, CU Denver College of Engineering and Applied Science, and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, CU Anschutz School of Medicine, researchers are developing prosthetic hands and fingers that provide a full range of movement from muscle signals, as well as a sense of touch for persons with arm amputations.
High Plains Journal7/21/2014
Cutting-edge breast cancer radiation procedure debuts at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs
For some breast cancer patients, treatment at Memorial Hospital will now be a lot easier and more convenient. Memorial Hospital performed its first intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) on June 24.
Colorado Springs Gazette7/16/2014
University of Colorado Hospital leads local health facilities in U.S. News & World Report rankings
The Aurora facility ranks as one of the top 50 facilities in the country for eight different specialty areas, and it shares a No. 2 national ranking with National Jewish Health — for which it serves as the academic affiliate — for pulmonology.
Denver Business Journal7/14/2014
Denver's renovated Union Station has been a 30-year barn-raising
"It wasn't just the powers that be who wanted to keep the urban core vital. The citizens of Denver voted time and time again to back that up," said Ken Schroeppel, a University of Colorado Denver architecture and planning instructor.
Denver Post7/13/2014
Downtown businesses foot bill for more police as reported crimes rise
"Some people are more comfortable in urban environments. They understand that downtowns are urban, diverse places," said Ken Schroeppel, an instructor in the master of urban and regional planning department at University of Colorado Denver.
Denver Post7/13/2014
Legal pot trade not siphoning sales from Colorado brewers, distillers
Daniel Rees, an economics professor at the University of Colorado Denver who studies legalization, said his research shows that access to legal medical marijuana leads to a drop in how much alcohol people drink, especially beer.
Denver Post7/13/2014
Candy vs. medicine: Can you tell the difference?
Sarah Anderson, an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy, was in the 9NEWS studio Sunday morning to talk about ways to protect your children.
9NEWS.com7/13/2014
CU Denver offering ‘gunshot trauma training’
The University of Colorado Denver is offering faculty and staff a type of modified combat training that's meant to save lives should a mass shooting or terrorist attack occur.
Colorado Public Radio7/10/2014