A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS May 20, 2021
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Massive new study of 95k women finds sugary drinks may cause bowel cancer
U.S. News & World Report
May 7, 2021
Dr. Yin Cao
Other outlets: HealthDay, Asian News International (ANI), Hindustan Times, Economic Times, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Eat this, not that!, The National (UAE), Insider, MSN, WebMD/Medscape, Healthing (Canada)
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What’s the difference between prebiotics and probiotics?
Discover
May 11, 2021
Dr. Jeffrey I. Gordon

U.S. workers say burnout has gotten worse during pandemic
CBS News
May 10, 2021
Dr. Jessi Gold
Other outlets: Yahoo

How opioids could treat COVID long haul symptoms
NPR
May 1, 2021
Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly
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Can’t smell or taste after COVID-19? ‘Olfactory training’ could help
CTV News (Canada)
May 13, 2021
Dr. Jay Piccirillo

CDC limits review of vaccinated but infected; draws concern
Bloomberg
May 10, 2021
Dr. Michael Kinch
Other outlets: The Boston Globe (subscription required), Hindustan Times

Can COVID-19 vaccines affect my period?
U.S. News & World Report/The Associated Press
May 6, 2021
Dr. Katharine Lee
Other outlets: Associated Press, ABC News

Improving prenatal care and better health outcomes for black women
KTVI-TV FOX2News
May 12, 2021
Dr. Ebony Carter

Brain’s lymphatic system tied to Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice
The Scientist
May 4, 2021
Dr. Jonathan Kipnis

Some schools skip student quarantines
Washington Post
May 2, 2021
Dr. Jason Newland

Reaching ‘herd immunity’ is unlikely in the U.S., experts now believe
New York Times (subscription required)
May 3, 2021
Dr. Mary Politi

India’s outbreak is a danger to the world. Here’s why.
New York Times (subscription required)
May 3, 2021
Dr. Michael Diamond
Other outlets: Forbes

Building Cancer vaccines from tumor mutations
NPR Science Friday
May 7, 2021
Dr. Beatriz Carreno (formerly with WUSM)

What the health care industry can learn from Amazon and Netflix
U.S. News & World Report
May 5, 2021
Dr. Thomas Maddox

If your brain feels foggy and you're tired all the time, you're not alone
NPR
May 7, 2021
Dr. Jessica Gold
Other outlets: Huffpost

Gasping for air: Watching the insurrection from the COVID-19 ICU
Riverfront Times
May 5, 2021
Dr. Tiffany Osborn

Missouri will not expand Medicaid despite voters' wishes, governor says
NPR
May 13, 2021
Dr. Karen Joynt Maddox

As the Covid-19 crisis ebbs in the U.S., experts brace for some to experience psychological fallout
STAT
May 7, 2021
Dr. Jessi Gold
Other outlets: Study Hall, KMOV-TV News4

Genes linked to self-awareness in modern humans were less common in neandertals
Scientific American
May 10, 2021
Dr. C. Robert Cloninger

How tackling homes for her millions of followers helped Galey Alix tackle herself
Forbes
May 1, 2021
Dr. Jessica Gold

The success of a novel scoliosis surgery hinges on when growth spurts hit. Can new tools better predict them?
STAT
May 13, 2021
Dr. Christina Gurnett

COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy: Everything parents should know
Parents
May 4, 2021
Dr. Marta Perez

What really happens when you eat salmon every day
Health Digest
May 14, 2021
Dr. Bettina Mittendorfer

Unintended consequences: The risks of vacating COVID-19 vaccine patents
Technology Networks (UK)
May 12, 2021
Dr. Michael S. Kinch

Prince Harry nails why you shouldn't say 'you need help' to someone struggling
Huffpost
May 13, 2021
Dr. Jessica Gold

Doctors concerned about increased alcohol use during pandemic, especially among women
KMOV-TV News4
May 7, 2021
Dr. Carrie Mintz
Other outlets: KTVI-TV FOX2News

Rare coronavirus mutation can complicate COVID-19 testing, St. Louis researchers report
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
May 12, 2021
Dr. David Wang

How to recognize when a person is having a stroke
KTVI-TV FOX2News
May 4, 2021
Dr. Jin-Moo Lee
Other outlets: The St. Louis American

CDC has stopped counting every 'breakthrough' Covid infection in fully vaccinated people: Experts warn agency's new method of only collecting data on patients who are hospitalized or die could miss patterns in who gets sick after their shots
Daily Mail (UK)
May 11, 2021
Dr. Michael Kinch

STL biochemist elected to National Academy of Sciences
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (subscription required)
May 5, 2021
Dr. Elliot Elson
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CDC: Fully vaccinated people can largely ditch masks indoors
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
May 13, 2021
Dr. Bill Powderly

Local man’s passion for fishing brings peace while battling MS
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
May 6, 2021
Dr. Gregory Wu

Encouraging construction workers to get the COVID vaccine
KTVI-TV FOX2News
May 12, 2021
Dr. Ann Marie Dale

New research shows COVID vaccine may not work for transplant recipients
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
May 9, 2021
Dr. William Chapman

St. Louis parents weigh vaccinating young teens following federal approval
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
May 13, 2021
Dr. Hilary Babcock

Experts weigh in on teens getting the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
KTVI-TV FOX2News
May 11, 2021
Dr. Jason Newland

How do you know when it’s time to stop driving?
MarketWatch
May 7, 2021
Dr. David Carr

Protein from ancient 'vampire fish' could lead to a brain implant that would control the mind by turning off circuits associated with addiction and anxiety
Daily Mail
May 12, 2021
Dr. Bryan Copits
Other outlets: Asian News International, StudyFinds, KIRO-TV (Seattle)

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