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Buffs lead concussion research collaboration

Student-athlete health and well-being, and how these are affected by injury, including concussion, are important issues from pre-collegiate to professional sports.

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Wagging tails signal good news for chronic pain therapy

When Shane the therapy dog was hit by a Jeep, life changed for him and his guardian, Taryn Sargent.

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Bright lights mean late nights for preschoolers

You’ve heard the warnings: Stare at a glowing blue screen at bedtime and you can sabotage your sleep and disrupt your body clock.

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Growing up with pets and dust

New research reveals that children raised in a rural environment, surrounded by animals and bacteria-laden dust, grow up to have more stress-resilient immune systems and might be at lower risk of mental illness than pet-free city dwellers.

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A loving touch can relieve pain

When holding hands appeared to relieve his wife’s pain during the delivery of their daughter, postdoctoral pain researcher Pavel Goldstein was inspired to learn more.