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The following list contains news articles about the UC Academic Health Center, published by a variety of print, broadcast and electronic media outlets. Please click on the title to view the entire story (you will be redirected to that media outlet’s website).

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Cancer Event Seeks Ideas to Find Cure
The Associated Press
The head of the University of Cincinnati’s Cancer Institute will gather specialists in varied fields from across the university this summer for a second straight year to develop new cancer research ideas.  >> Associated expert: William Barrett, MD

Women's Cancer Center at UC Open House
The Cincinnati Enquirer
The UC Health Barrett Cancer Center is hosting an open house Saturday, June 27, for the new Center for Women’s Cancer on the third floor of the center.

UC College Makes Largest Ever Hiring Push
Cincinnati Business Courier
The University of Cincinnati’s James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy recently added eight assistant professors, and three similar jobs will be created soon in an effort to ramp up research that could benefit local hospitals and firms such as Procter & Gamble Co.

New Operating Room Unveiled
WLWT-TV, Channel 5
UC Medical Center’s new hybrid operating room will make heart surgery less invasive.

UC Names Allied Health Sciences Dean
Cincinnati Business Courier
The University of Cincinnati has appointed Tina Whalen, EdD, as dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences.

Studies Link Childhood Lead Exposure, Violent Crime
The Chicago Tribune
Once an obscure academic specialty, lead poisoning is gaining new appreciation from economists, criminologists and education experts as researchers document how early exposure harms children in ways that don't become apparent until years later.  >> Associated expert: Kim Dietrich, PhD

Health Alert: Child Car Seats Ranked
WKRC-TV, Channel 12
A new study has found certain compounds contained in up to three out of four child car seats may not be good for your kids.

Bedside Delivery Service Pilot Program Builds Pharmacists’ Role
Drug Topics
A new bedside delivery service of outpatient medications is being tested at West Chester Hospital with the help of the entire health care team, including pharmacists, before being fully implemented next year.

Clinical Trial Evaluating Medication for PTSD Symptoms
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati are testing a new medication that might ease the symptoms of PTSD, particularly among military personnel and police officers.

Heroin Deaths Still Climbing Despite Efforts to Save Lives
Despite stepped-up efforts to address the heroin problem—including the use of a life-saving medicine—overdoses, emergency room visits and deaths from the drug are all on the rise.

Short Course May Help Defeat Hepatitis C in HIV Patients
MedPage Today
An eight-week course of combination anti-hepatitis C virus direct acting agents appears to allow most patients co-infected with HIV to clear the hepatitis infection, researchers reported at the annual Digestive Disease Week conference in Washington, D.C.  >> Associated expert: Kenneth Sherman, MD, PhD

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