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 3, 2023
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Menopause has massive economic impact, study reveals
NBC Nightly News
April 26, 2023
Dr. Makeba Williams

Will a radiation treatment for cancer help patients with irregular heartbeats?
Los Angeles Times/Associated Press
April 27, 2023
Drs. Stacey Rentschler, Clifford Robinson and Phillip Cuculich
Other outlets: USA Today
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An overlooked brain system helps you grab a coffee — and plan your next cup
NPR All Things Considered
April 20, 2023
Drs. Nico Dosenbach and Evan Gordon
Other outlets: Reuters , Nature, Science News, The Scientist, Neuroscience News, Scientific American
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Researchers identify possible new risk for breast cancer
New York Times
April 28, 2023
Dr. Shu Jiang
Other outlets: U.S. News & World Report/HealthDay , CNN

FDA approves new treatment from Biogen for rare form of ALS
April 25, 2023
Dr. Timothy Miller
Other outlets: Healthline, KMOV-TV News4, CNBC
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Lilly drug slows Alzheimer's by 35%, bolstering treatment approach
May 3, 2023
Dr. Erik Musiek

Study shows the staggering cost of menopause for women in the work force
New York Times
April 28, 2023
Dr. Makeba Williams

New blood tests offer possible early detection of cancer and Alzheimer’s
Wall Street Journal
April 19, 2023
Dr. Suzanne Schindler

The pregnancy risks of Ozempic and Wegovy need more attention
April 18, 2023
Dr. Samuel Klein

Are repeat COVID infections dangerous? What the science says
April 26, 2023
Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly

Study: Sleeping aid may be effective in slowing Alzheimer's
April 20, 2023
Dr. Brendan Lucey
Other outlets: Daily Mail , Daily Beast, New York Post
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Is it time to end universal masking in hospitals, clinics? Many experts think so
U.S. News & World Report
April 19, 2023

Severe COVID-19 linked to 16-fold increase in risk of heart rhythm disorder
Jerusalem Post
April 23, 2023
Dr. Ziyad Al-Aly

Mom of organ recipient and donor shares story to encourage more people to become donors
May 2, 2023
Dr. Stuart Sweet

What happens to your body when you sleep in contacts?
April 24, 2023
Dr. Jordan Jones

The legacy of Kyle Andersen: New treatment for pancreatic cancer brings hope to families
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
April 26, 2023
Dr. Kian-Huat Lim

Allergy season at its peak in St. Louis
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
April 21, 2023
Dr. H. James Wedner

Why a St. Louis Soccer Hall of Famer advocates for organ donation
St. Louis Magazine
April 26, 2023
Cindy Pasque

Advanced technology at St. Louis Children's Hospital treats infants with kidney disease
April 28, 2023
Dr. Eileen Ciccia

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