• Study shows prenatal cannabis use associated with low birth weights

    The study, led by Colorado School of Public Health, shows a 50 percent increase in low birth weights among women who use cannabis during pregnancy

    April 23, 2018
    David Kelly
  • Those living near oil and gas facilities may have higher health risks

    Study led by Colorado School of Public Health shows hazardous air pollutant levels measured along the Northern Front Range exceed levels that could affect health

    April 9, 2018
    David Kelly
    Oil well in Colorado
  • Shaping behavior effective in boosting vaccination rates

    Doctor reminders, prompts, reducing barriers can lead to more immunizations

    April 4, 2018
    David Kelly
    vaccination photo
  • Students devise strategies to combat suicide

    Teams spanning academic disciplines participate in public health case competition

    November 15, 2017
    Blair Ilsley
    Students participating in Public Health Case Competition
  • Enough vitamin D when young associated with lower risk of diabetes

    Vitamin associated with reduced risk of islet autoimmunity, precursor to type 1 diabetes

    October 23, 2017
    David Kelly
    Sun, clouds, blue sky
  • Creosote bush could treat Giardia and `brain-eating' amoebas

    Used in Native American healing, some compounds in pungent plant stronger than pharmaceutical

    August 16, 2017
    David Kelly
    Creosote Larrea tridentata
  • Researchers to study neurological effects of Zika virus in children

    CU Anschutz, Baylor and Guatemalan researchers receive NIH funding for study

    Researchers at the University of  Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the Baylor College of Medicine will join with Guatemalan investigators in a major study examining the clinical outcomes of children infected with the Zika virus after being born, focusing on long-term brain development.… Full Story

    June 19, 2017
    David Kelly
  • Interventions like telephone calls can reduce suicide attempts

    Phone calls following ED discharge significantly cut risks

    In perhaps the largest national suicide intervention trial ever conducted, researchers at the University of  Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Brown University found that phone calls to suicidal patients following discharge from Emergency Departments led to a 30 percent reduction in future suicide attempts.… Full Story

    May 1, 2017
    David Kelly