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 14, 2019
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Women’s brains appear younger than men’s, study finds
CNN
February 4, 2019
Dr. Manu S. Goyal
Other outlets: USA TodayNPR, International Business Times, Live Science, IFL Science, New Scientist, Agence France Presse, Xinhua, UPI, The Independent (UK), The Telegraph (UK), Business Standard (India), HealthDay, Daily Mail (UK), QuartzMen’s Health, New York Daily News, GQ Italy, Smithsonian.com, Discover, Fatherly, Healthline and HealthImaging.com
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Sedentary lifestyle could increase risk of colorectal cancer in young women
NBC News
February 5, 2019
Yin Cao, ScD, MPH/WUSM
Other outlets: Daily Mail (UK), HealthDay

For N.F.L. retirees, opioids bring more pain
New York Times
February 2, 2019
WUSM
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Kaylah Rainey: After everything I’ve been through, my heart is set on playing basketball
ESPN.com (National)
February 12, 2019
SLCH

Why it’s key to identify preschoolers with anxiety and depression
Science News
February 3, 2019
Dr. Joan Luby

African Americans are up to 200% more likely to get Alzheimer’s than white people – but scientists still don’t know why
Daily Mail (UK)
January 28, 2019
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Genetic tests for autism can sometimes change lives
Spectrum/Scientific American
January 31, 2019
Dr. John Constantino

Too much screen time a damper on child’s development
HealthDay
January 28, 2019
Dr. Anne Glowinski

Study: Less anesthesia doesn’t prevent postoperative delirium in older patients
Psych Central
February 6, 2019
Drs. Troy S. Wildes, Michael S. Avidan and Angela M. Mickle
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This may be a good time to have multiple sclerosis
EveryDay Health
January 30, 2019
WUSM

The heartbreak and heroism of being the X-Men in Alzheimer’s disease
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 10, 2019
Drs. Eric Dade, John Morris and Randall Bateman/ADRC

Lowering your risks for heart disease
KTVI-TV FOX2News
February 1, 2019
Dr. Alan Zajarias

Advancements in treating heart disease, how to lower risks
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
February 4, 2019
Dr. Andrew Kates
Other outlet: KTVI-TV FOX2News

A milestone of 10,000 transplanted organs
KTVI-TV FOX2News
February 8, 2019
Other outlets: KSDK-TV NewsChannel5, KMOV-TV News4
Dr. Jeffrey Crippin
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Australia girl is 4,000th cerebral palsy patient to come to St. Louis hospital for life-changing surgery
ST. Louis Post-Dispatch
January 30, 2019
Dr. T.S. Park
Other Outlet: BeckersSpine.com

Supporters of St. Louis city-counter merger may have two years to convince voters
KPLR-TV News 11
January 28, 2019
Dr. Will Ross

How to protect against frostbite, freezing temperatures to hit St. Louis region
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
January 30, 2019
Dr. Gary Gaddis

Lifestyle, genetics changes focus in cholesterol monitoring
St. Louis American
January 30, 2019
Dr. Jin-Moo Lee

Heart expert discusses advancements in treating heart disease, how to lower risks
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
February 4, 2019
Dr. Andrew Kates
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STL’s Dr. Jeffrey Gordon wins more international honors
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 1, 2019
Dr. Jeffrey I. Gordon
Other outlet: Healio

Widow of former Blue wants NHL to admit hockey can cause brain injuries
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
February 5, 2019
Dr. Mark Halstead

Research shows new urine test could be more effective in detecting prostate cancer
KTVI-TV FOX2News
February 7, 2019
Dr. Gerald Andriole

40 Under 40 2019: Patrick White develops innovative projects at BJC Home Care, Washington University
St. Louis Business Journal (Subscription required)
February 8, 2019
Patrick White, chief medical officer, BJC Home Care; chief of division of palliative medicine at Washington University

Missouri gun death rate among highest in the nation, CDC says
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
February 9, 2019
Dr. Laurie Punch

Why you need to know about AEDs
KTVI-TV FOX2News
February 4, 2019
Dr. Marc Moon
Kristin Seymour, MSN, RN

Can quickly changing temperatures make you sick?
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
February 5, 2019
Dr. Gary Gaddis

Protecting children during extreme cold
KMOV-TV News4
January 30, 2019
Dr. Jesse Vrecenak

How Children’s Hospital’s new medical chief aims to improve the health care experience for children (Q&A)
St. Louis Business Journal
February 12, 2019
Dr. Alexis Elward
Other Outlet: BeckersHospitalReview.com (National)

Heart month/Little red hat delivery
KTVI-TV FOX2News
January 31, 2019
SLCH/WUSM

Congenital heart disease awareness week
KTVI-TV FOX2News
February 7, 2019
Beth Rumack, Director of the Heart Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Child patients ride in style at Children’s Hospital
KTVI-TV FOX2News
February 11, 2019
Morgan Johnson, RN in the Heart Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

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