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How To Stop Severe Bleeding

We live in a world where terrorism and the violent actions of unstable individuals are very real and becoming increasingly more frequent and victims can quickly die from uncontrolled bleeding, within five to 10 minutes. The basics of first aid and how to control severe bleeding are important skills for everyone to know. Similar to how the general public learns and performs CPR, this video will empower you to make a difference in a life-threatening emergency by teaching the basic techniques of bleeding control. In this video, Justin Harper, assistant chief for training and education with the Denver Health Paramedic Division, gives you the information you need to save your own life or the lives of those around you if the worst happens.


Author Matthew Kaskavitch | Publish Date January 08, 2019
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Book explains how to treat vertigo

When Carol Foster, MD, first publicized her home-remedy vertigo maneuver in 2013 — an online story and YouTube video both posted — the response was nothing short of phenomenal. The video has received over 3 million views and the CU Anschutz Today story has been clicked 256,000 times.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date December 11, 2018
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Answers to every Thanksgiving question you've ever had

Thanksgiving is almost here, and that means two things: 1) time spent with family and friends around the television watching football, and 2) eating turkey. Lots and lots of turkey. At this time of year, we often overindulge and loosen our belt and wonder how we fit all that stuffing and gravy into our stomach. Don't worry. We asked leading health experts from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus a few of the Thanksgiving questions you've always wanted to know the answer to.


Author Matthew Kaskavitch | Publish Date November 19, 2018
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Library turns a page, gets new name

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has named the Health Sciences Library in honor of 1951 pharmacy alumnus and philanthropist Henry L. Strauss, a significant supporter of the library and the university more broadly. The honorary naming of the Strauss Health Sciences Library is a testament to Henry Strauss’s long history of partnership, advocacy and philanthropy, and will carry forward his legacy through the education of future health leaders, and their impact on the surrounding community.


Author Staff | Publish Date November 09, 2018
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Workplace-based private school to open next fall

A private school serving students in preschool through fifth grade is planned to open in fall 2019 on the Fitzsimons Innovation Community, just north of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date November 09, 2018
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Gender identity, sexual orientation and pronouns

Starting this academic year, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus students can now choose to provide the university with their gender identity and sexual orientation information through their UCDAccess Student Portal. This wraps up an identity management project by the University of Colorado System that began last year when students were first able to choose a preferred name. The project continued in the spring when students were given the option to add the pronouns with which they identify to their university student record.


Author Staff | Publish Date September 05, 2018
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University of Colorado announces new dean to lead the College of Nursing

The University of Colorado Board of Regents approved the Sept. 1 appointment of Elias Provencio-Vasquez, RN, PhD, as the new dean of the CU College of Nursing at the Anschutz Medical Campus.


Author Staff | Publish Date August 23, 2018
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New STEM school to be neighbor of CU Anschutz

The next generation of health professionals will soon be learning in a STEM-focused school next door to the world-class CU Anschutz Medical Campus.


Author Staff | Publish Date February 12, 2018
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