A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS February 15, 2017
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Preemies bombarded with noise in first weeks of life
U.S. News & World Report/(HealthDay News)
February 9, 2017
Drs. Bobbi Pineda and Bradley L. Schlaggar/WUSM
Other outlet: UPI, HealthDay News and News Medical
Related news release

Signs of depression and anxiety can be seen in newborns
The Huffington Post
February 3, 2017
Dr. Cynthia Rogers
Related news release

Brain Series on Childhood Adversity
Charlie Rose (Kimberly Noble of Columbia University mentions Dr. Joan Luby and WashU research in Minute 14:16)
Charlie Rose (Detail at 14:16)
February 10, 2017
Dr. Joan Luby

Designer compound may lead to new dementia treatment
February 8, 2017
Dr. Timothy Miller
Related news release

Heart device, now in testing stage, could reduce risks for transplant patients
Chicago Tribune
February 4, 2017
Dr. Douglas Mann

Beauty really does come from within!
Daily Mail (UK)
February 8, 2017
Dr. Jeffrey Gordon/WUSM
Related news release

Surgery may help Madison walk on her own, but it’s not offered in Toronto
CBC News Toronto
February 8, 2017
Dr. T. S. Park/SLCH

Repurposed drugs may treat Chikungunya symptoms
Medscape Medical News
February 2, 2017
Dr. J. Miner
Related news release

In Good Taste: Chocolate boasts sweet health benefits
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 5, 2017
Amy Glueck/BJH/WUSM

WashU study hopes to unravel genetics of autism
KMOX (CBS Radio St. Louis)
February 1, 2017
Dr. John Constantino
Related news release

Discussing matters of the heart
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
February 8, 2017
Dr. Andrew Kates/Washington University Heart Care Institute/BJH

Another big flip in temperatures coming to St. Louis
February 7, 2017
Dr. Steven Lawrence/WUSM

New weight loss procedure requires patients to get over ‘ick’ factor
February 9, 2017
Dr. Vladimir Kushnir/WUSM
Other outlet: WGN-TV (Chicago)

Travel ban keeping children from medical care, professionals from helping them
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
February 3, 2017
James Lee – WUSM International Scholars/SLCH

KSDK anchor gets a second chance at life
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
February 7, 2017
Dr. Jason Wellen/BJH

Security guard opens heart to foreign patients with sick children
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
January 29, 2016
John Wishom – SLCH Public Safety

Parents who lost a newborn reaching out to parents in similar spot
February 9. 2017
Dr. Barb Warner/Fetal Care Center, SLCH

Reducing your risk of heart disease
KPLR-TV News11
February 14, 2017
Dr. Alan Zajarias/BJH
Other outlet: KTVI-TV FOX2News

Local woman thankful for new lungs
February 13, 2017
Dr. Ramsey Hachem/BJH

For women in need of contraception, a place with solutions
Riverfront Times
January 31, 2017
Contraceptive Choice Project/Meghan Proehl, social worker

Medical school mental health bill draws support from citizens, students
The Columbia Missourian
February 1, 2017
Maren Loe, student/WUSM

Why has Matt Chambers been absent from “Great Day St. Louis?”
Bellville News-Democrat
February 2, 2017
Pediatric Gastroenterology/SLCH

They donated their piggy banks to buy stuffed animals for sick kids
Belleville News-Democrat
February 9, 2017
Siteman Kids/SLCH

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