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  • The A-Bomb Dome seen through the Peace Cenotaph at the Hiroshima Peace Park.

    The atomic bombings and their survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Aug 10, 2020
    Dates to remember from 75 years ago: July 16, 1945 - the Trinity Blast, the world's first atomic bomb tested in New Mexico; August 6, 1945 - the bombing of Hiroshima; and August 9, 1945 - the bombing of Nagasaki. These long-ago dates changed the world forever.
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  • Dr. Jonathan Samet, Dean & Professor, ColoradoSPH

    Do tobacco smoking and SARS-CoV-2 team up?

    Aug 3, 2020
    The global tobacco pandemic has been in progress for a century, dating to the 1913 release of Camel, the first mass-marketed cigarette brand. In the United States, the Surgeon General attributes 480,000 premature deaths annually to tobacco, a number greatly exceeding the current death toll from COVID-19 of over 150,000 deaths. But, this is a comparison that should not be made.
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  • Kids running outdoors holding hands

    COVID-19: Back to School?

    Jul 27, 2020
    The rationale for reopening schools has been grounded in the inarguable direct benefits for children of being in school, and the indirect benefits of freeing parents for work and enhancing food security for children from impoverished families.
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