A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS March 3, 2022
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

CDC director, speaking in St. Louis, talks about pandemic successes — and what needs improvement
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
March 3, 2022
Dr. William Powderly
Other outlets: KTVI-TV FOX2News, KMOV-TV News4
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Covid patients may have increased risk of developing mental health problems
New York Times
February 16, 2022
Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly
Other outlets: Bloomberg, Science, Fortune, Daily Mail, HealthDay, The USB Report, KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio), United Press International, South China Morning Post, Psychology Today
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Quality of antibodies to COVID improves over time: Study
U.S. News & World Report
February 16, 2022
Dr. Ali Ellebedy
Other outlets: KMOV-TV News4, Reuters
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Not even cancer can keep Justin Hardy off the court
ESPN
February 19, 2022
Siteman Cancer Center (Dr. Haeseong Park)
Other outlets: KSDK-TV NewsChannel5

Over a third of parents believe CBD and marijuana are the same, a new report says
CNN
March 1, 2022
Dr. Jennifer Griffith

Researchers confirm COVID patients can suffer serious cardiac complications
NPR Morning Edition
February 23, 2022
Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly
Other outlets: AARP, KSDK-TV NewsChannel5, CBS News
Related news release

140 million Americans have had coronavirus, according to blood tests analyzed by CDC
Washington Post
February 28, 2022
Dr. William Powderly

Got a Covid booster? You probably won’t need another for a long time
New York Times
February 21, 2022
Dr. Ali Ellebedy
Other outlets: CNBC
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There's a new Omicron subvariant—here's how worried we should be, according to infectious disease experts
Parade
February 22, 2022
Dr. Michael Diamond

Five months post-covid, Nicole Murphy’s heart rate is still doing strange things
Washington Post
February 21, 2022
Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly
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The millions of people stuck in pandemic limbo
The Atlantic
February 16, 2022
Dr. Alfred Kim

New study shows a significant increase in the risk of mental health disorders after COVID-19
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 16, 2022
Drs. Ziyad Al-Aly, Maureen Lyons and Rachel Orscheln
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What's contributing to low child vaccination rates?
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
February 21, 2022
Dr. Jason Newland

Can stimulating the vagus nerve actually transform your health?
VeryWell Health
February 25, 2022
Dr. Charles Conway

Researchers use a unique approach to help unlock the mystery of autism
KTVI-TV FOX2News
February 21, 2022
Drs. Joe Dougherty and Kristen Kroll

Precious cargo: Donor lungs get seat on Southwest flight to St. Louis as transplant team fights time and snowstorm
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 17, 2022
Drs. Michael Pasque, Katharine Caldwell
Other outlets: KTVI-TV FOX2News

Washington U. and St. Louis Children’s Hospital receive $15 million gift to transform mental health care for kids
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
March 3, 2022
Dr. John Constantino
Related news release

Wash U researchers are exploring psychedelic drugs — for science
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
February 17, 2022
Drs. Ginger Nicol and Josh Siegel

Colorectal cancer is on the rise among younger adults. Could sugary drinks be to blame?
Spectrum News
February 16, 2022
Drs. Matthew Mutch and Ebunoluwa Otegbeye

St. Louis health experts ‘cautiously optimistic’ about region's COVID recovery
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 24, 2022
Dr. William Powderly

Washington University seeking participants for Alzheimer's study
KTVI-TV FOX2News
February 25, 2022
Dr. Brendan Lucey
Related news release

For vulnerable Missourians who fear loosening pandemic restrictions, experts offer ways to stay safe
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 28, 2022
Dr. William Powderly

St. Louis program keeping mental health crises from resulting in jail, hospital stays, officials say
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
February 20, 2022
Dr. Rob Poirier

Critical race theory-related ideas found in mandatory programs at 23 of top 25 US medical schools: report
Fox News
February 21, 2022
Office of Education, WUSM

Wash U doctor explains importance of lung cancer screenings
KTVI-TV FOX2News
February 21, 2022
Dr. Ruben Nava

How COVID-19 can lead to amputation—and other potential cardiovascular system complications to know
Self
February 23, 2022
Dr. Mark Hoofnagle

Blues and Barnes-Jewish team up in the name of heart health
KTVI-TV FOX2News
February 23, 2022
Dr. Puja Kachroo

Doctor urges importance of COVID booster shots for adults over 65
KTVI-TV FOX2News
February 24, 2022
Dr. William Powderly

America's alcohol crisis has hit 'rock bottom'
International Business Times
February 27, 2022
WUSM

5 new things we learned about COVID in February 2022
Huffington Post
March 1, 2022
Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly

MS patients have a different gut microbiome
Inverse
February 22, 2022
WUSM

Everything you need to know about body fat
Health Digest
March 2, 2022
Dr. Samuel Klein

All about sleep cycles and the stages of sleep
Everyday Health
March 1, 2022
Dr. Eric Landsness

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