A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS January 18, 2017
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Heroin resurgence an ‘unintended consequence’ of attempt to curb OxyContin abuse, study finds
Los Angeles Times
January 10, 2017
WUSM/Dr. Theodore J. Cicero
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WashU early AD initiative could yield broader clues
January 13, 2017
Dr. Randall Bateman/WUSM

30 under 30 healthcare: The researchers, entrepreneurs and policymakers who will save your life
January 3, 2017
Dr. Carrie Cowardin, postdoc at Washington University in St. Louis

For perfect skin, should you turn to collagen replacement?
NBC Today
January 3, 2017
Dr. Eva Hurst

How your gut microbes may be thwarting your diet
December 31, 2016
Dr. Jeffrey Gordon
Other outlets: Medical News Today, Times of India, The Huffington Post, and Express
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Few smokers with serious mental illness get help to kick habit
January 1, 2017
Dr. Li-Shiun Chen
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HealthWatch: Kids in crisis: Training the next generation of mental health docs
KFSN-TV (Fresno, CA)
January 2, 2017
Drs. Mini Tandon and Eric Wittrock/WUSM
Other outlet: Green Bay.com
Related news release

Researchers are studying families for clues to how Alzheimer’s develops
Los Angeles Daily News
January 4, 2017
WUSM/Dr. John C. Morris/ADRC
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In good taste: The benefits of an “unrefined” diet are many
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
January 1, 2017

Missouri family to appear in documentary about the toll of Alzheimer’s disease
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
January 9, 2017
Dr. Beau Ances
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Flu has come to St. Louis, but it’s not too late to get the vaccine
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
January 5, 2017
Other Outlet: KTVI-TV FOX2News
Drs. Kimberly Quayle and Ericka Hayes/SLCH

Expert reveals new research linking stress to heart disease
January 17, 2017
Dr. Kathryn Lindley/BJH

Washington University Physicians gets new CEO
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
January 10, 2017
Drs. Paul J. Scheel Jr., Janet Scheel, Jim Crane and David Perlmutter/WUSM
Other outlet: St. Louis Business Journal
Related news release

A Look at HIV and AIDS in the St. Louis area
January 14, 2017
KPLR-TV The Pulse of St. Louis
Dr. Rupa Patel

Local siblings return home after making miraculous recovery
January 4, 2017
Other Outlets: Salem News

Doctors, and a baseball star, discuss prostate cancer
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
January 12, 2017
Dr. Arnold Bullock/BJH

Flu season is in full swing; cases are increasing
KMOV Great Day St. Louis
January 17, 2017
Dr. Randy Jotte/BJH
Other versions:  KSDK-TV NewsChannel5 and KMOV-TV News4

‘Lock my parent up but don’t lock me out’
The Landmark (Platte County, MO)
January 4, 2017
Dr. Dana Abendschein/The Story Link Program
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Baby and donor recovering after liver transplant
Effingham Daily News
January 4, 2017
SLCH (Judy, this is just a mention of SLCH)

Four year old Gravenhurst boy set to have surgery to walk for the first time
January 4, 2017
Other Outlets: Daily Mail and Donegal Now

Distributing teddy bears for Trevor
Boone Country Connection
January 4, 2017

Text-based app at St. Louis Children’s Hospital allows patient families to receive updates from operating room
January 12, 2017
Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady/SLCH

A cortical cartographer’s journey: Q&A with David Van Essen
Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS)
January 9, 2017
Dr. David Van Essen
Other outlet: Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) Awards
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Addressing childhood obesity
Nashville Medical News (TN)
January 10, 2017
Dr. Denise E. Wilfley/WUSM

A multifaceted approach aims to detect, treat and even reverse the disorder
Medical Xpress
January 6, 2017
WUSM/Drs. John Constantino, Azad Bonni and Bradley Schlaggar/SLCH
Other outlet: HealthCanal

Stomach pump works in motivated obese patients: 2-year study
Medscape Medical News (free registration required)
January 12, 2017
Dr. Shelby Sullivan/WUSM

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