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 21, 2015
As leaders in medicine, we are frequently featured in the media both locally and nationally. Here are highlights from the past two weeks:

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Why you might want to be drinking beet juice at the gym
October 14, 2015
Drs. Linda Petersen and Andrew Coggan
Related WUSM news release

Hand and arm movement to quadriplegic patients restored
IFL Science
October 12, 2015
Drs. Ida K. Fox
Other outlets: Examiner, Science 2.0
Related WUSM news release

Doctors use 3D printing to safeguard baby before birth
Health Day
October 6, 2015
Dr. Albert Woo
Other outlets: CBS News, CNN, health24.com

This amazing test could detect ANY virus in a patient’s blood
IFL Science
October 5, 2015
Drs. Gregory Storch and Kristine Wylie. Also references McDonnell Genome Institute
Other outlet: Quartz.com
Related WUSM news release

Robot sends cancer patients on “virtual” field trips
Fox News
October 5, 2015
Dr. Jeff Bednarski

The microbial mix: Invite the right guests to the dinner party in your gut

Irish Times
October 8, 2015
References Dr. Jeffrey I. Gordon’s work on Microbiome.
Related WUSM news release

Don’t get breast cancer
St. Louis Magazine
October 2, 2015
Drs. Graham Colditz and Katherine Weilbaecher, and medical writer Hank Dart. Also references Siteman Cancer Center
Related WUSM news release

Barnes-Jewish offers free flu shots

KSDK-TV Newschannel 5
October 1, 2015
Dr. Stephen Lawrence and Jonathan Leesman, PharmD
Other Outlets: KMOV-TV, KTVI-TV Fox 2, KMOX-AM, KTRS-AM,
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Slowing ALS
WTVM-TV (Columbus, Ga.)
October 8, 2015
Dr. Azad Bonni
Related WUSM news release

A panel discussion on breast cancer and new treatments
October 3, 2015
Drs. William Gillanders, and Elaine Mardis
Related WUSM news release

Expert gives insight on postpartum depression
October 15, 2015
Dr. Camaryn Chrisman Robbins

Healthy obese – not an oxymoron
WFMZ-TV (Allentown Pa.)
October 2, 2015
Dr. Samuel Klein

Corset Craze – Is it safe?
October 13, 2015
Dr. Sam Klein

Half-match stem-cell transplant program leads to lifesaving option
St. Louis Medical News
October 5, 2015
Dr. Rizwan Romee

Wash U Study: Racial disparity in local autism diagnoses
KMOX Radio
October 8, 2015
Dr. John Constantino

Prescription painkiller abuse cases on the rise in Missouri hospitals

KWMU St. Louis Public Radio
October 2, 2015
Dr. E.P. Barrette

Ding touches on value of deep tumor, relapse sample sequencing at ASHG
Genome Web
October 8, 2015
Drs. Li Ding and Timothy Ley. McDonnell Genome Institute is referenced.

Cancer glasses help surgeons see tiny tumors
Physics Central
October 8, 2015
Suman Mondal (biomedical engineer graduate student)
Related WUSM news release

Nursing Leaders: mandate recommended shots
AHC Media
October 1, 2015
Dr. Hilary Babcock

The politics of contraception: Birth control hasn’t always been controversial among evangelicals
October 1, 2015
Drs. Colleen McNicholas and Jeffrey Peipert
Related WUSM news release

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center reaches milestone

Edwardsville Intelligencer (no link available)
October 6, 2015
Drs. Alan Zajarias, Hersh Maniar
Related Barnes-Jewish Hospital news release

Playing it safe: Avoiding infections after stem cell
October 7, 2015
Dr. Ravi Vij

J. Buck’s, Joe Buck’s restaurants to close at month’s end
Riverfront Times
October 9, 2015
SLCH Foundation
Other outlet: KTVI-TV Fox 2

Washington boy told he would never walk makes huge strides in 12 months
Sunderland Echo
October 3, 2015
Dr. T. S. Park
Other outelts: This is Wiltshire, Evening Express, Newmarket Journal, Press and Journal

St. Louis
 Nine Network receives four Emmy awards
Nine Network/KETC-TV
October 5, 2015
Dr. Samuel Achilefu
Related WUSM news release

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