A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS April 4, 2022
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

New research shows higher risk of developing diabetes after Covid-19 infection
Wall Street Journal
March 22, 2022
Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly
Other outlets: Washington Post, Huffington Post , Bloomberg, CNN, MedScape, MDEdge

232 million workdays missed annually due to alcohol, Wash U study finds
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
March 22, 2022
Drs. Laura Bierut and Ian Parsley
Other outlets: United Press International , WebMD
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Scientists finally finish decoding entire human genome
Associated Press
March 31, 2022
Dr. Ting Wang

Mental health providers are busier than ever. Here’s how to find one.
New York Times
March 29, 2022
Dr. Jessica Gold

COVID can leave people with lingering nerve damage
HealthDay News
March 29, 2022
Dr. Simon Haroutounian
Other outlets: United Press International
Related news release

AstraZeneca says COVID-19 drug neutralizes omicron variants
The Hill
March 21, 2022
Dr. Michael Diamond
Other outlets: Reuters , KTVI-TV FOX2News, U.S. News & World Report, United Press International , Bloomberg (subscription required)

A nurse's death raises the alarm about the profession's mental health crisis
NPR Morning Edition
March 31, 2022
Dr. Jessica Gold

Being vaccinated reduces the chances of long COVID, the latest research shows
NPR All Things Considered
March 18, 2022
Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly

‘I fear the long-term effects’: Before his death, a nurse warned of the pandemic’s toll on health care workers
STAT News
March 23, 2022
Dr. Jessica Gold

Signs your abdominal fat is "dangerous"
Eat This, Not That
March 18, 2022
Dr. Samuel Klein

Barnes-Jewish Hospital nurse describes what it's like working in the emergency room during a pandemic
Ladue News
March 11, 2022
Dr. Robert Poirier

As child shootings rock community, ER doctors encourage safety
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 1, 2022
Dr. Lindsay Clukies

'It's within our power': St. Louis task force looks ahead at next stages of pandemic as cases decrease
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
March 23, 2022
Dr. Clay Dunagan
Other outlets: KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)

Demand for travel reaches pre-pandemic levels as new subvariant emerges
KMOV-TV News4
March 22, 2022
Dr. Hilary Babcock

As CDC recommends 2nd COVID booster for some, most people haven't gotten their 1st
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
March 29, 2022
Dr. William Powderly

The question you should add to your playdate checklist to keep your child safe from guns
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
March 30, 2022
Dr. Lindsay Clukies

Johns Hopkins engineers build robot to perform surgery without a doctor
Baltimore Sun
March 22, 2022
Dr. Michael Awad
Other outlets: Rapid City Journal (and 40+ other outlets)

When to worry about creatinine levels
U.S. News & World Report
April 1, 2022
Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly

St. Louis doctors catch Southwest flight with transplanted lungs to help save man's life
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
March 20, 2022
Drs. Katharine Caldwell and Ramsey Hachem

Inner Cosmos, which is working on an electronic device to treat depression, raised $10M
St. Louis Business Journal (subscription required)
March 30, 2022
Drs. Eric Leuthardt and Dan Moran

As states impose abortion bans, young doctors struggle — and travel far — to learn the procedure
Kaiser Health News
March 23, 2022
WUSM

St. Louis media personality fighting cancer with courage and faith
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
March 18, 2022
Siteman Cancer Center

COVID depression: Frontline workers’ mental health - 4 episode series
Psychiatrist.com
March 21, 2022
Dr. Jessica Gold

Wash-U tackles stroke study on sickle cell patients
KTVI-TV FOX2News
March 29, 2022
WUSM

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