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 28, 2017
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Brain scans detect signs of autism in high-risk babies before age 1
NBC News
February 15, 2017
Dr. Kelly Botteron/Dr. John Pruett/WUSM
Other outlets: Newsday Photo Credit: WUSM, Psych Central, KTVI-TV FOX2News, KPLR-TV News 11, KSDK-TV NewsChannel5 and KMOX (CBS radio St. Louis)
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When evidence says no, but doctors say yes

The Atlantic
February 22, 2017
Dr. David L. Brown/WUSM

Popular heartburn drugs could lead to kidney damage without warning: Study

CBC News (Canada)
February 22, 2017
Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly/WUSM
Other outlets: Good Housekeeping, Hindustan Times, The Economic Times and Deccan Chronicle
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Wide variation in willingness of ER doctors to prescribe painkillers

Reuters Health
February 15, 2017
Dr. Evan Schwarz/WUSM
Other outlet: KTVI-TV FOX2News

Depression on the rise for teenage girls

NPR Radio On Point
February 14, 2017
Dr. Anne Glowinski/WUSM

The quest for one of science’s holy grails: Artificial blood

February 27, 2017
Dr. Allan Doctor

One promising Alzheimer’s drug doesn’t help patients

NBC News/(Reuters)
February 15, 2017
Photo caption:  WUSM/Dr. Beau Ances and Matthew Brier an MD/PhD
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Parents who lost newborn send heartbeat bears to expecting parents facing devastating diagnosis
ABC News
February 14, 2017
The Fetal Care Center/Dr. Barbara Warner
Other outlet: MyCentralOregon.com, KMOV-TV News4, Fox2 News (video not available)

Killer figure: Why having an apple shape can be deadly
Associated Press/NBC News
February 12, 2017
Dr. Samuel Klein/WUSM

Does Zika harm male fertility?
February 22, 2017
Dr. Kelle Moley
Other outlet: Medscape (Free registration required)
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Here’s why so many medical treatments don’t bring the benefits you think
Men’s Health
February 23, 2017
Dr. David L. Brown/WUSM

Dealing with the effects of poverty on children

KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
February 24, 2017
WUSM/Dr. Joan Luby
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The 10 foods highest in age-fighting niacin
Men’s Fitness
February 24, 2017
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The Authority (Nigeria)
February 22, 2017
Dr. Samuel Achilefu/WUSM
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15-year-old gets a heart and lung transplant in St. Louis
KSDK – NewsChannel 5
February 20, 2017
The Heart Center/Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady
Other Outlet: CNN, Fox News Network, Daily Mail, Perfscience

Breakthrough device helps patients with chronic back pain
February 14, 2017
Dr. Michael Bottros

A teenager steps up after grandmother develops Alzheimer’s
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 25, 2017
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Washington University’s seizure study gives family hope
February 20, 2017
Dr. Liu Lin Thio/SLCH

Wash. Univ. School of Medicine receives research grant to fight sickle cell
February 23, 2017
Drs. Allison King and Monica Hulbert/WUSM

Allouez teen gets double-lung transplant
Green Bay Press-Gazette
February 16, 2017
The Heart Center

To defend science, we need to depolarize it

Pacific Standard
February 13, 2017
Dr. Michael White/WUSM

Natural therapies for cancer validated
The Guardian (NG)
February 16, 2017
Dr. Graham Colditz
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Firing of veteran NIH scientist prompts protests over publication ban
February 22, 2017
Dr. Joshua Shimony

Warm winter means longer allergy season
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 27, 2017
Dr. Jennifer Monroy

SoutheastHEALTH announces partnership with Washington University’s cardiothoracic surgery division
KRCU (Public Radio for Southeast Missouri)
February 24, 2017
Dr. Ralph Damiano/WUSM

Cloud computing: Can hospitals manage security better than Amazon, Google or Microsoft?
Healthcare IT News
February 19, 2017
Dr. Nephi Walton/WUSM

KMOV’s Matt Chambers’ baby released from hospital
Belleville News Democrat
February 17, 2017

Far from over: STDs have made a comeback
Managed Care
February 15, 2017
Dr. Bradley Stoner

Pontypool family seeks help to get daughter on her feet
February 21, 2017
Dr. T.S. Park

BJH & St. Louis Blues demonstrates an AED
February 16, 2017
Dr. Marc Moon and Kristin Seymour, MSN, RN

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