A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS August 20, 2021
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Kids sick with Covid are filling up children's hospitals in areas seeing spikes
NBC News
August 9, 2021
Dr. Jason Newland
Other outlets: Yahoo, KSDK-TV NewsChannel5

Mom who wanted COVID-19 vaccine after pregnancy goes on ventilator after emergency C-section
USA Today
August 5, 2021
Dr. Ebony Carter
Other outlets: Yahoo

CDC urges COVID vaccines during pregnancy as delta surges
Associated Press
August 11, 2021
Dr. Jeannie Kelly
Other outlets: MSN, Huff Post

What we think we know about metabolism may be wrong
The New York Times (subscription required)
August 12, 2021
Dr. Samuel Klein
Other outlets: Insider, Yahoo

Vaccine exemptions for medical reasons are mostly bogus
Bloomberg (subscription required)
August 13, 2021
Dr. Alfred Kim
Other outlets: Bloomberg Quint, KSDK-TV NewsChannel5, National Geographics

Fact check-misleading comparison between COVID-19 and diseases such as AIDS, chlamydia and Ebola
August 6, 2021
Dr. Aaloke Mody

Clinics won't provide it. Insurers won't cover it. So will the first Alzheimer's drug make a difference?
August 5, 2021
Dr. Joel Perlmutter

A possible side effect? Thousands of people saw menstruation changes post-vaccine
August 3, 2021
Dr. Katharine Lee
Other outlets: NPR (August 9, 2021), Quartz

COVID vaccine boosters: The most important questions
August 5, 2021
Dr. Ali Ellebedy

Record number of gene-therapy trials, despite setbacks
August 5, 2021
Dr. Mark Sands

Canadian entrepreneurs develop recovery program for COVID-19 patients who lost their smell
CTV (Canada)
August 7, 2021
Dr. Jay Piccirillo

Learn by mentoring others: Lessons from the Tokyo Olympics
Forbes (subscription required)
August 11, 2021
Dr. Ari Buckley

Virus or bacterium? Rapid test pinpoints infection’s cause
Scientific American
August 1, 2021
Dr. Gregory Storch

X-rays show difference of Covid’s effect on vaccinated and unvaccinated patients
The Independent (UK)
August 3, 2021
Dr. Rachel Presti

Deep learning classifies brain tumors on single MRI scans
Aunt Minnie
August 11, 2021
Dr. Satrajit Chakrabarty
Other outlets: Asian News International (ANI)

Q&A with John Constantino: Solving the biomarker conundrum
August 3, 2021
Dr. John Constantino

Exercising while pregnant may lower cardiovascular risk in newborns
Real Daily
August 6, 2021
Dr. Patrick Y. Jay

COVID surge, confusion greets students, teachers as they return to class
Atlanta Daily World
August 6, 2021
Dr. Sandeep Rohatgi
Other outlets: St. Louis American

An infectious-disease doctor answers all your questions about the delta variant
August 12, 2021
Dr. Dharushana Muthulingam

Back to school 2021: How students feel amid the COVID delta variant surge
Teen Vogue
August 12, 2021
Dr. Jessi Gold

What you need to know about drugs with black box warnings
Brain & Life
August 9, 2021
Dr. David B. Clifford

Inexpensive anti-depressant could be best COVID treatment yet, Canadian-led trial finds
National Post (Canada)
August 12, 2021
Drs. Eric Lenze, Angela Reiersen

Messenger: There is no victory as long as delta variant of virus rages in Missouri
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 5, 2021
Dr. Kenneth Remy

‘Fighting for their lives’: More children in St. Louis-area hospitals with COVID-19, health care leaders warn
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 4, 2021
Dr. Clay Dunagan, Dr. Jason Newland
Other outlets: KSDK-TV NewsChannel5

Washington University develops contact tracing app
August 10, 2021
Dr. Philip R.O. Payne
Related news release

Number of kids developing long haul COVID symptoms increasing, doctors say
August 9, 2021
WUSM (mentions clinical trial)
Other outlets: KCTV-TV (Kansas City)

Alzheimer’s symptoms: Signs in your driving may indicate early stages of condition
KPLR-TV News 11
August 2, 2021
Drs. Catherine Roe, Ganesh Babulal
Other outlets: MedPage Today (subscription required)

St. Louis County judge temporarily blocks county mask mandate
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 3, 2021
Dr. Steven Lawrence

Health care workers urged to vaccinate to avoid long-haul COVID-19 symptoms
August 12, 2021
Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly

Researchers studying COVID’s neurological effects exploring whether long-term changes could lead to Alzheimer’s
August 6, 2021
Dr. Beau Ances

Best way to protect kids from COVID-19 Is for adults and teens to get vaxxed, pediatrician says
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
August 11, 2021
Dr. Jason Newland

Verify: Mo. Attorney General’s office fails to support claims in discussion on masks in schools
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
August 11, 2021
Dr. Jason Newland
Other outlets: KMOV-TV News4

Metro East doctors vent their frustration as COVID surges, hospital beds fill
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
August 13, 2021
Dr. Hilary Babcock

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