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 28, 2018
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

The human brain is a time traveler
New York Times Magazine
November 15, 2018
Drs. Marcus Raichle and Steven Petersen

Nephritis: Addressing inflammation of the kidneys
U.S. News & World Report
November 13, 2018
Dr. Tarek Alhamad

Will we ever cure Alzheimer’s?
New York Times
November 19, 2018
Dr. John Morris

Some activity fine for kids recovering from concussions, docs say
U.S. News & World Report (via HealthDay)
November 12, 2018
Dr. Mark Halstead
Other outlet: KWMU (St. Louis Public Radio)

Probiotics no help to kids with stomach flu: studies
Agence France-Presse
November 21, 2018
Dr. Phillip Tarr
Other outlets: Live Science, NPR and CBC
Related news release

Doctors still advise against marijuana for pregnant and breastfeeding women
Reuters
November 15, 2018
Dr. Cynthia Rogers

Doctors perform rare nerve-transfer surgery on paralyzed child with polio-like virus
People Magazine
November 15, 2018
Dr. Amy Moore
Other outlet: Parents Magazine and Washington Times

More pregnant women in U.S. smoking pot
Reuters
November 6, 2018
Dr. Arpana Agrawal
Other outlet: Healthline

Breast milk, formula affect baby’s ‘microbiome’ in different ways
HealthDay
November 12, 2018
Dr. Gautam Dantas

Weight loss after menopause tied to lower breast cancer risk
Reuters
November 9, 2018
Dr. Graham Colditz

Alcohol is killing more people, and younger. The biggest increases are among women
USA Today
November 16, 2018
Dr. Rick Grucza

THC! CBD! Terpenoids! Cannabis science is getting hairy
Wired
November 6, 2018
Dr. Adie Wilson-Poe
Other outlet: BuzzFeed News
Related news release

Messenger: ER doc understands reality of why some defendants skip court hearings
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 12, 2018
Dr. Gary Gaddis

Project Wake Up challenges stigma surrounding mental illness with comedy night
St. Louis Magazine
November 9, 2018
Dr. Jessica Gold

What should expectant moms do to stay healthy during the holidays? A doctor weighs in
St. Louis Magazine
November 9, 2018
Dr. Shelby Dickison

Women stockpiling birth control as Trump administration finalizes insurance rules
MarketWatch
November 14, 2018
WUSM

Dr. Will Ross to lead community partnerships for WUSTL School of Medicine
St. Louis American
November 14, 2018
Dr. Will Ross

Lab-grown mini kidneys ‘go rogue,’ sprout brain and muscle cells
Live Science
November 16, 2018
Dr. Benjamin Humphreys
Other outlets: Xinhua and Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Related news release

Medical research roundup
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 16, 2018
Drs. Christina Stallings, Brian Edelson, Yo-El Ju and Gautam Dantas

Are you at risk for a heart attack shoveling snow? A doctor shares how to assess your health
St. Louis Magazine
November 15, 2018
Dr. Ronald Krone

Is the solution to antibiotic resistance in SEWAGE?
Daily Mail (UK)
November 16, 2018
Dr. Jason Newland

Does cutting carbs really help keep weight off? The big new diet study, explained.
Vox
November 17, 2018
Dr. Sam Klein

Helping a loved one with dementia at family gatherings
Next Avenue
November 19, 2018
Dr. Suzanne Schindler

New MRI brain scan technique could predict up to 95% of Alzheimer’s cases years before symptoms set in, study finds
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 20, 2018
Dr. Cyrus Raji
Other outlets: Daily Mail (UK), Xinhua, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News and BioSpace
Related news release

Clinical study hopes to find alternative to spinal fusion surgery
KTVI-TV FOX2News
November 26, 2018
Dr. Ammar Hawasli

3-year-old New Orleans girl travels to St. Louis for life-changing surgery
KMOV-TV News4
November 9, 2018
Dr. T.S. Park
Other Outlets: WWL-CBS (New Orleans), WAFB-CBS (Baton Rouge, LA), WCBI-CBS (Columbus, MS) and WIVB-CBS (Buffalo, NY)

Raising awareness of premature birth
KHQA-CBS
November 16, 2018
Barbara Garrison, RN/SLCH

Boy born without a smile, is now grinning thanks to local doctor
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
November 18, 2018
Dr. Alsion Snyder-Warwick

How to avoid the 2 biggest Thanksgiving cooking mistakes
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
November 22, 2018
Dr. Matt Kuhlmann

Orthopedic surgeon promotes #CrashNotAccident
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
November 20, 2018
Dr. Anna Miller

Does a dysfunctional biological clock increase Alzheimer’s risk?
San Diego Union Tribune
November 5, 2018
Brian Lananna, DBBS Pre Doc Trainee

If you walk like this, you could be suffering from arthritis
Times of India
November 12, 2018
WUSM

Managing cholesterol, triglycerides may reduce Alzheimer’s risk: study
Xinhua
November 11, 2018
Dr. Celeste M. Karch
Other outlet: UPI
Related news release

First bioresorbable medical device will provide treatment inside the body
Machine Design
November 13, 2018
WUSM

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