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Waning attention to climate change amid pandemic could have lasting effects

Aug. 10, 2020

On Sept. 23, 2019, then-16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg stood before a sea of news cameras at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York City and told world leaders: “People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing…How dare you continue to look away.”

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Marijuana use while pregnant boosts risk of children’s sleep problems

July 10, 2020

Use marijuana while pregnant, and your child is more likely to suffer sleep problems as much as a decade later, according to a new CU Boulder study of nearly 12,000 youth.

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Marijuana concentrates sharply spike THC levels but don’t necessarily get users higher

June 18, 2020

Smoking high-potency marijuana concentrates boosts blood levels of THC more than twice as much as smoking conventional weed, but it doesn’t necessarily get you higher, according to a new study of regular users published today by CU Boulder researchers.

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Flattening the mental health curve is the next big coronavirus challenge

May 29, 2020

We know the virus has a deadly impact on the human body. But its impact on our mental health may be deadly too.

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Cancer survivors are facing fear with flexibility

May 19, 2020

CU Boulder study finds Acceptance and Commitment Therapy reduces symptoms of anxiety in cancer survivors

Expecting Mindfully Nourish Your Emotional Well-Being and Prevent Depression During Pregnancy and Postpartum

Expecting Mindfully Nourish Your Emotional Well-Being and Prevent Depression During Pregnancy and Postpartum

April 3, 2020

Expecting Mindfully Nourish Your Emotional Well-Being and Prevent Depression During Pregnancy and Postpartum

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Railroad man’s 1848 injury helped launch young scientist’s career

Feb. 6, 2020

Jessica Rea, who graduated summa cum laude in neuroscience, is the fall 2019 outstanding graduate of the College of Arts & Sciences.

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Xenna the service dog helps Navy vet do laboratory research

Dec. 9, 2019

Along the way, both of them, with help from CU Boulder, pave the way for greater accessibility in laboratory research

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CU Boulder bipolar clinic will close after 17 years

Nov. 29, 2019

The Sutherland Bipolar Center has helped more than 2,100 Coloradans affected by bipolar disorder, regardless of their ability to pay.

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Is it possible to think pain away?

Aug. 30, 2019

Answer to chronic back pain relief may not be in our backs but in our heads, CU Boulder research suggests.

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