A bi-weekly review of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine media appearances.
IN THE NEWS October 18, 2016
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

It’s time to rethink high-protein diets for weight loss
U.S. News & World Report
October 11, 2016
Dr. Bettina Mittendorfer, WUSM
Other outlets: Time, The Guardian, HealthDay News and Forbes
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Pioneering women: Dr. Jessie L. Ternberg
The Huffington Post
October 3, 2016
Dr. Jessie Ternberg, WUSM
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Experts point to brain injury in N Carolina police shooting
Associated Press/The Washington Post
October 4, 2016
Dr. David Brody
Other outlets: KNOC News 5 (OK) and The Republic

Dr. Jeffrey Gordon wins prestigious research award
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
October 5, 2016
Dr. Jeffrey Gordon
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Antibiotic resistance focus of Washington University and national research project
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
October 6, 2016
Drs. Jeffrey Henderson, Gautam Dantas, Jennie Kwon, and Brian Gage
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Study: ‘Centering pregnancy’ program may help women with gestational diabetes
Ivanhoe Newswire/WBRC Fox 6 News (AL)
October 2, 2016
Dr. Ebony Carter, WUSM

The opioid epidemic: six essential reads
The Conversation
October 5, 2016
Drs. Ted Cicero and Matthew Ellis
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Tarsier genome offers clues about our oddball primate relative
The Christian Science Monitor
October 6, 2016
Dr. Wesley Warren
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Why are people fighting over a promising treatment for a fatal childhood disease?
Science Magazine
October 6, 2016
Dr. Daniel Ory

Teen with blood disorder reunites with family dogs after spending a year in hospital
October 12, 2016
Child Life Specialist/St. Louis Children’s Hospital Foundation
Other outlet: People.com

What to do if your kid gets a concussion during a game
Men’s Journal (second paragraph)
October 12, 2016
Dr. Mark Halstead

Emmy could walk ‘within a year,’ predicts doctors after surgery
Basingstoke Observer
October 10, 2016

Barnes-Jewish first hospital in St. Louis providing optimal support for breastfeeding
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
October 15, 2016
Drs. Camaryn Chrisman Robbins and Kim Hamlin, BJH

Washington University researcher receives $8 million grant from Gates Foundation
St. Louis Business Journal
October 12, 2016
Dr. Gary Weil, WUSM
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More effective against brain cancer
Ivanhoe Newswire/WTAJ-TV (Central Pennsylvania)
October 10, 2016
Dr. Eric Leuthardt
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New group tackles children’s firearm safety
KSDK-TV NewsChannel5
October 14, 2016

Wash U. doctors research sleep’s link to preterm labor
October 17, 2016
Dr. Emily Jungheim, WUSM, and Dr. Brittany Blue, SLCH

Dr. George Macones earns national academy honors
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
October 17, 2016
Dr. George Macones, BJH, WUSM

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