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 5, 2016
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Doctors experiment with new way of fixing the A.C.L.
New York Times
March 23, 2016
Dr. Rick Wright

You asked: Should I try a fasting diet?
March 30, 2016
Dr. Luigi Fontana

Scientists reduce Alzheimer’s-linked brain plaques in mice
Health Day
March 31, 2016
Dr. David Holtzman
Related WUSM news release

Preventing Alzheimer’s onset
CTV (Canada National broadcast)
Dr. John Morris
Other outlet: Global News (Toronto)

FDA approves Teva asthma treatment
Globes (Israel’s Business Arena)
March 24, 2016
Dr. Mario Castro
Related WUSM news release

10 Essential facts about chlamydia
March 25, 2016
Dr. Bradley Stoner

Big Question: Why does scratching make you itch more?
April 1, 2016
Dr. Zhou-Feng Chen
Related WUSM news release

Is homemade infant formula safe?
FOX News Health
March 27, 2016
Dr. Kathleen M. Berchelmann

No-drinking-without-birth-control guideline irks women, repeats no ‘safe level’ of alcohol when pregnant mantra
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
March 31, 2016
Dr. Alison Cahill

From farming to medicine: Angela L. Brown, MD, is 2016 Stellar Performer in Health Care
The St. Louis American
March 24, 2016
Dr. Angela Brown

Myths and facts about organ donation
April 4, 2016
Dr. Jason Wellen
Other outlet: KPLR-TV News 11

Toddler saved from drowning by older brother
KSDK – NewsChannel5
March 21, 2016
Other outlet: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Protect your children from the sun’s harmful rays this summer
March 29, 2016
Dr. M. Lauren Council

CPR training helped save toddler’s life
KSDK – NewsChannel5
March 24, 2016
Dr. Amanda Emke

StLMoms: Preventing accidental poisonings
KTVI-TV FOX2 (No link)
April 1, 2016
Rebecca Brand, Pharm.D.

Pets will soon be able to visit patients at St. Louis Children’s Hospital
St. Louis Business Journal
March 24, 2016
Other outlet: KMOV (clip not available)

StLMoms: Raising brave daughters
March 31, 2016
Dr. Dehra Glueck

Shriners Hospital for Children – new lab
KMOV-TV Great Day St. Louis
March 31, 2016
Dr. Farshid Guilak and Dr. Chris Rowland

New study finds connection between migraines, menopause
March 18, 2016
Dr. Stephanie Goldberg

Drone nearly hits medical helicopter
KSDK – NewsChannel5
March 25, 2016
Other outlets: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis Business Journal, and The Guardian

How toxic stress, trauma endanger children
New Hampshire Union Leader / St. Louis Post-Dispatch
March 27, 2016
Dr. Joan Luby
Related WUSM news release

Worst breakfast foods for your waistline
March 24, 2016
Katie Lambert, MS, RD, LD, a Barnes-Jewish Hospital dietitian

Cox health adds more infertility services
March 23, 2016

Bid to help twins walk for the first time
Loughborough Echo
March 31, 2016
Dr. T.S. Park
Other outlets: John O’Groat Journal and Caithness Courier, Macclesfield Express, and Daily Star

Autism linked to premature death & suicide, study says
American Council on Science and Health
March 23, 2016
Dr. Duneesha De Alwis
Related WUSM news release

Obesity survey uncovers striking clinician ‘knowledge gap’
Medscape Medical News
March 29, 2016
Dr. Samuel Klein

People with autism prefer partners on the spectrum
Spectrum News
March 28, 2016
Dr. John Constantino

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