A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS December 8, 2015
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Implantable LEDs could block pain wirelessly
November 17, 2015
Dr. Robert Gereau
Other outlets: MIT technology Review, Appcessories
Related WUSM news release

Many children with cancer were born with genes that increase risk
November 18, 2015
Dr. Richard Wilson
Other outlets: Huffington Post, NBC News, Wall Street Journal (subscription required),
Scientific American, Science, St. Louis Public Radio, Memphis Daily News,
Egypt Independent, Health News Digest

Infant deaths from crib bumpers on the rise
CBS news
November 25, 2015
Dr. Bradley T. Thach
Other outlets: CNN, United Press International, Yahoo!, Daily Mail,
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, KSDK-TV NewsChannel 5, Medical News Today,
Fox 8-TV (High Point, NC)
Related WUSM news release

Certain antibiotic might combat children’s wheezing episodes
Health Day
November 17, 2015
Dr. Leonard Bacharier
Other outlets: WebMD, Medical News Today, Philadelphia Inquirer
Related WUSM news release

Tackling concussion recovery: How to accommodate injured kids
U.S. News & World Report
November 24, 2015
Dr. Mark Halstead

The new STD epidemic you haven’t heard of
Men’s Health
December 1, 2015
Dr. Bradley Stoner

Cleft lip and palate project among the first selected under federal pediatric research act
Health News Digest
November 18, 2015
McDonnell Genome Institute at Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis still ranks highest in STD rates
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 17, 2015
Dr. Bradley Stoner

Missouri Planned Parenthood files federal lawsuit over Columbia clinic
Kansas City Star
November 30, 2015
Dr. Colleen McNicholas

With ‘Wicked’ and ‘Peter and the Starcatcher,’ old stories wear new clothes
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 28, 2015
Dr. Joan Luby

St. Louis reacts to Charlie Sheen going public over his HIV status
November 17, 2015
Dr. Rupa Patel

Top 10 reasons children end up in the ER during the holidays
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
December 3, 2015
Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann

“Brave Blake” has heart of a champion
KSDK-TV Newschannel 5
November 24, 2015
Blaire Laurent, PNP

Preventing a lifetime of pain after surgery
December 5, 2015
Dr. Michael Bottros

More babies going to the NICU, and more than half are normal weight, study finds
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 29, 2015
Dr. F. Sessions Cole

Local specialist concerned about new weight loss craze
November 17, 2015
Dr. Sam Klein

Concussion concerns in young athletes
KSDK-TV NewsChannel 5
November 19, 2015
Dr. David Brody

Tips: How to handle a ‘Kissing Bug’ if you encounter one
November 25, 2015
Dr. Matt Kuhlmann

Local hospitals prepared for mass casualties
KSDK-TV NewsChannel 5
December 3, 2015
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Autism rate rising enormously in united states
Insight Ticker
November 16, 2015
Dr. Robert Fitzgerald

Washington University public health conference to focus on emergency preparedness and response
KWMU St. Louis Public Radio
November 18, 2015
Dr. Bill Powderly
Other outlet: KBIA radio

BJC HealthCare and Bethesda Health Group expand long-term care management agreement
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 19, 2015
Sandra Van Trease
Other outlet: St. Louis Business Journal

The best advice ever
St. Louis Magazine
November 20, 2015
Dr. John DiPersio and Rahul Parikh

Illinois baby getting a second chance at fighting rare cancer
KSDK TV NewsChannel 5
November 30, 2015
Dr. Shalini Shenoy
Other outlets: WFIE-TV (Evansville, In.) and WHDH-TV (Boston, Ma.)

Slowing ALS: Medicine’s next big thing?
KFSN-TV (Fresno, Ca.)
November 23, 2015
Dr. Azad Bonni

Foods to lift your mood
WJXT-TV (Jacksonville, Fla.)
November 17, 2015
Dr. Charles Conway

Nixa officer on daughter’s cancer: ‘You can’t face these things alone.’
Springfield News-Leader
November 19, 2015
St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Microsoft’s Kinect technology is being modified to help doctors take better X-rays

December 1, 2015
Dr. Steven Don, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
Other outlets: St. Louis Business Journal, Health Imaging, Medical Daily
Related WUSM news release

Taken for granted
St. Louis Medical News
November 13, 2015
Dr. Bruce Haughey

Combination therapy for elderly patients with depression
MD Magazine
November 16, 2015
Dr. Eric J. Lenze
Related WUSM news release

Thankful people: Cancer patient will spend holiday with family
Southeast Missourian
November 26, 2015
St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Paraquad honors five organizations in Shine the Light Awards
Ladue News
November 18, 2015
Dr. David B. Gray

Opinion: Increase funding to find a cure for Alzheimer’s
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 21, 2015
Memory Diagnostic Center at Washington University

Germ-pocalypse on the horizon?
Epoch Times
November 29, 2015
Dr. Gautam Dantas

3-D MRI identifies stroke risk in patients with diabetes
Medscape (free registration required)
November 30, 2015
Dr. Jin-Moo Lee and the Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center

Photo tour: St. Louis Children’s Hospital Specialty Care Center
Healthcare Design
November 20, 2015
Specialty Care Center

St. Louis Children’s Hospital celebrates annual Love Light festival
December 1, 2015
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