A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS June 6, 2017
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Rare gene mutations inspire new heart drugs
New York Times
May 24, 2017
Drs. Nathan Stitziel and Gustav Schonfeld
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Do probiotics actually do anything?
Popular Science
May 23, 2017
Dr. Matthew Ciorba

3 reasons why waiting to have children is good for your finances
May 31, 2017
Dr. Man Yee Leung
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MLB Baseball
May 31, 2017
Other coverage included: KMOV-TV News4, KSDK-TV NewsChannel5 (Link may not be available) and Telemundo (Amarillo, TX)

Missouri researchers grapple with questions in hunt for artificial blood
May 25, 2017
Dr. Allan Doctor

Will surgery sap your brain power?
Science Magazine
May 31, 2017
Drs. Michael Avidan and Alex Evers

Oh my UTI: Everything you need to know about Urinary Tract Infections and how to battle through
Irish Independent
May 23, 2017
Dr. Scott Hultgren

Mind-control device lets 10 stroke patients regain control of their paralyzed hands – meaning some can even put on a pair of pants
Daily Mail (UK)
May 26, 2017
Drs. Eric Leuthardt and Thy Huskey
Other outlets: The Telegraph, Healthline, Medical Daily, Wired (UK), CNET, Gizmodo and New Atlas
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Helistroke: Flying doctors to stroke victims may improve outcomes
The Baltimore Sun
May 30, 2017
Dr. Peter Panagos

Health Beat: 5 ways to protect your eyes from aging
WFMZ-TV (Allentown PA)
May 29, 2017
Dr. Arsham Sheybani

More than a THIRD of teenage girls suffer from depression – double the rate of boys their age, new figures reveal
Daily Mail (UK)
May 31, 2017

Guest commentary: New rules for residency programs will improve the culture of medical education
Modern Healthcare
May 31, 2017
Dr. Kenneth Ludmerer
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Opinion: A real Affordable Care Act
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 30, 2017
Dr. Steven Rothman

How did the Central West End, a St. Louis neighborhood once on the brink, come back?
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
May 31, 2017

New St. Louis magnet school graduates first class
St. Louis American
June 1, 2017

BJC commits $20 million to innovation lab
St. Louis Business Journal
June 2, 2017
Drs. Thomas Maddox and David Perlmutter

Shriners opens new lab to WashU scientists making breakthroughs in arthritis
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 20, 2017
Drs. Farshid Guilak and Michael Whyte/Chris Rowland, manager of the regenerative medicine labs at Shriners and Washington U.

Quest for a 2-hour marathon: Testing the limits of endurance
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 21, 2017
Dr. Greg Holtzman

St. Louis Character: Dr. Lauren Munsch Dal Farra’s PALM Health incorporates mind and body
St. Louis Business Journal
May 18, 2017
Dr. C. Robert Cloninger
Other outlet: St. Louis Business Journal (video)

The tick-borne disease you should actually worry about
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
May 22, 2017
Dr. David Rosen

Messages of support help teen facing long recovery from boating accident
May 31, 2017
Other coverage: KTRS-AM (News Radio)

Today in St. Louis
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5 (Link may not be available)
June 1, 2017

Ewing baby has two heart surgeries, participates in emerging hospital procedure
June 4, 2017
Dr. Pirooz Eghtesady is interviewed and discusses bringing EASE to St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

What you need to know about snake bites
KMOV-TV News4 (No link available)
May 31, 2017
Dr. Evan Schwarz

Tackling the obesity and cancer epidemic
May 25, 2017
Dr. Graham Colditz

A new technique aims to ensure that surgeons completely remove cancer
Third Age
June 1, 2017
Drs. Rebecca Aft and Deborah Novack

World no tobacco day: 9 reasons why you need kick the butt now
May 30, 2017
Dr. Richard Grucza
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Type 2 diabetes linked to invasive bacteria in the colon, study says
Medical Daily
June 1, 2017
Dr. Samuel Klein


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