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 4, 2016
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Emotionally stable kids, teens got lots of love in the preschool years
CBS News
April 27, 2016
Dr. Joan Luby, WUSM
Other outlets: Times Live, The Telegraph (UK), The Spectator (UK – subscription required), Daily Mail, The Economic Times and Parent Herald
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Brain cartography: Modern-day explorers are mapping the wiring of the human mind

Newsweek
April 25, 2016
Dr. David Van Essen, Human Connectome Project (HCP)
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Family places hope in drug trial for hereditary Alzheimer’s gene mutation
CBC Radio (Canada)
April 26, 2016
Dr. Randall Bateman, WUSM
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Kids with more daily stress have more nightly asthma awakenings
Reuters Health / KDAL AM (Duluth MN)
April 29, 2016
Dr. Caroline C. Horner, WUSM and SLCH

Stuttering mice could reveal new clues about the speech disorder
Discover Magazine
April 18, 2016
Dr. Terra Barnes and Dr. Tim Holy
Other outlet: and FOX News, Ars Technica (UK)
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Study finds women who wait to have kids make more money
New York Magazine
April 15, 2016
Dr. Man Yee (Mallory) Leung
Other outlet: Science Daily and The Week Magazine
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AACR Q&A: Elaine Mardis
The Scientist
April 18, 2016
Dr. Elaine Mardis, McDonnell Genome Institute

Unlocking the power of breast milk—with help from cows
Scientific American
April 22, 2016
Dr. Jeffrey Gordon
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For this controversial breast abnormality, is radiation treatment needed?
STAT
April 18, 2016
Dr. Ying Liu, WUSM
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Can ‘dirty mice’ save animal research?
Science
April 20, 2016
Dr. Skip Virgin
Other outlet: Science News
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Study: Breast milk good for ‘preemies’
CBS Philadelphia
May 2, 2016
Other outlet: Metro News (Toronto)
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New technology at Washington University is a life-saver for local woman
KSDK-TV
April 18, 2016
Dr. Varun Puri and Dr. Daniel Kreisel
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Child psychiatrist writes children’s book to help with fears
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 17, 2016
Dr. Mini Tandon

BJC, Washington University set to open South County outpatient facility
St. Louis Business Journal
April 18, 2016
Dr. James Crane
Other outlets: KSDK-TV, Call Newspapers, Beckers

Raising awareness to bring an end to Sickle Cell disease
KTVI-TV FOX2
April 22, 2016
Dr. Allison King

IDEA Labs expands beyond St. Louis, seeks to create innovative solutions to medical problems
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
April 21, 2016
Stephen Linderman, MD/PhD student at WUSM and president of IDEA Labs
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Stressed out watching blues playoff hockey?
KMOX-AM (CBS radio St. Louis)
April 23, 2016
Dr. Randi Mozenter, BJH and WUSM

Messenger: Lead poisoning strikes second generation in Greater Ville
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 21, 2016
Dr. Eliza Halcomb, WUSM

Too much vegetable oil could increase risk of heart disease
KTVI-TV FOX2
April 22, 2016
Dr. Nishath Quader, WUSM

Boxing classes for Parkinson’s patients puts hope in their corner
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 28, 2016
Dr. Gammon Earhart, WUSM
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Health concerns from flooding
KSDK-TV (see Flooding Heath video clip)
April 20, 2016
Dr. H. James Wedner, WUSM

Local woman’s life inspires work as hospice nurse
KSDK-TV
May 1, 2016
Kim Roderique, RN, BJH, Dilbert Parrish (patient’s son-in-law)

National drug take-back day is Saturday
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 29, 2016
Dr. Evan Kharasch, WUSM
Other outlet: CBS Local
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Overdoses overloading our emergency rooms
KSDK-TV
May 1, 2016
Dr. Evan Schwarz, BJH

‘The taboo can be changed:’ St. Louis non-profit helps Ethiopian women shed menstruation shame
KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)
April 29, 2016
Dr. Lewis Wall, WUSM
Related news release

Melanoma Monday – UV lamps pose skin cancer problem
KTVI-TV FOX2
May 2, 2016
Dr. Laurin Council, Siteman Cancer Center

Robots help kids “escape” from St. Louis Children’s Hospital
KSDK-TV
April 25, 2016
SLCH/Dialysis – VGO robot program with St. Louis Science Center and UMSL

With ‘Shoot for Seamus,’ couple who lost their son offers comfort to families with struggling babies
Today.com
April 28, 2016
NICU/SLCH
Other outlet: KSDK-TV

St. Louis docs among 20 in U.S. treating hydrocephalus without a shunt
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 14, 2016
Dr. David Limbrick and Dr. Matthew Smyth, SLCH

Siteman Cancer Center embraces power of healing with therapy dogs
Healio.com
April 20, 2016
Margaret Barrett, TOUCH program volunteer

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