A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS November 15, 2016
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

Zika shrinks mice testicles, damaging fertility
CNN Health
October 31, 2016
WUSM/Drs. Michael Diamond and Kelle Moley
Other outlets: NBC News, Scientific American, U.S. News & World Report, FOX News Health, The Telegraph (UK), Arstechnica, Daily Mail, NIH Director’s Blog, NPR,  and St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Scientists identify potential Zika treatment for pregnant women, fetuses
The Wall Street Journal (Subscription many be required)
November 7, 2016
WUSM/Dr. Michael Diamond
Other outlets: New York Magazine, FOX News Health/Reuters, U.S. News & World Report, UPI, People, Daily Mail, Health Day, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, WIRED, The Scientist, Voice of America, NDTV, Irish Mirror, The Australian (Subscription is required) and KMOX (CBS radio St. Louis)
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What grandmothers can teach science about autism
The Atlantic
November 14, 2016
Dr. John Constantino
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New imaging tool may detect Alzheimer’s early
November 2, 2016
WUSM/Dr. Vijay Sharma
Other outlets: Daily Mail (UK), Express (UK), KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio), KMOX (CBS radio St. Louis), ScienceBlog, and Medical Xpress
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Broccoli: study shows the vegetable could be a ‘Fountain of Youth’
Latin Post
November 2, 2016
WUSM/Dr. Shin-ichiro Imai
Other outlet: The News Independent
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‘Return-to-Learn’ laws may not help students after concussions
Reuters Health
November 7, 2016
Dr. Mark Halstead/WUSM
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8 types of cancer you’re more likely to get if you’re overweight
Prevention Magazine
November 3, 2016
Dr. Graham Colditz
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New technique aids search for genetic roots of disease
Science Magazine
November 7, 2016
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The real-time technicolour living brain
November 9, 2016
WUSM/Drs. Jin-Moo Lee and Joe Culver

This might be why depression is rising among teen girls
November 14, 2016
Dr. Anne Glowinski
Other outlets: CDC News (Canada), UPI and East Idaho News

Preterm birth rate among black women in Mo. is 49 percent higher than other women
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 1, 2016
Washington University in St. Louis
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Why painkillers sometimes make the pain worse
November 3, 2016
WUSM/Dr. Jose Moron-Concepcion

Hey Heidi: What’s the story behind the hearts in Webster Groves?
KSDK – NewsChannel5
November 10, 2016
SLCH/The Heart Center

Toxicologist weighs in on death of Pam Hupp’s mother
KPLR-TV News 11
November 11, 2016
Dr. Michael Mullins

St. Louis Ambush inspire 7-year-old MacKenzie French to get back in the game
KSDK – NewsChannel5
November 11, 2016
SLCH/Dr. T.S. Park

Calcium supplements may increase risk for heart disease
October 20, 2016
BJH/Drs. Kathryn Lindley and Justin Sadhu
Other outlet: St. Louis American

Dr. Jeffrey Gordon has been awarded the Steven C. Beering Award
St. Louis Jewish Light
November 2, 2016
WUSM/Dr. Jeffrey Gordon
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New guidelines on diabetes management
November 1, 2016
BJH/Dr. Cynthia Herrick

Public health officials in Wisconsin struggle with gaps in substance abuse data
November 2, 2016
Dr. Theodore Cicero

Children’s Genomics
GenomeWeb (Registration required)
November 7, 2016

The Container Store launches annual Holiday Hugs program in partnership with children’s hospitals nationwide
Taiwan News
November 4, 2016
St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation

Kidstruction Week raised $405,000 for St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Paric News and Updates
November 5, 2016
St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation


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