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Opinion: Cincinnati Needs World-Class Cancer Care
The Cincinnati Enquirer
Many aspects of our city have reached world prominence. Why not cancer care?  >> Associated expert: William Barrett, MD

UC Neuroscience Institute Launches Push for Own Building
The Cincinnati Enquirer
In a bold effort to place the University of Cincinnatiís sprawling brain-science practice under one roof, officials of the UC Neuroscience Institute announced a $54.6 million campaign to build a dedicated facility for the study and treatment of disorders such as Parkinsonís disease, stroke and epilepsy.  >> Associated expert: Joseph Broderick, MD

Discussing the Libido-Boosting Drug Flibanserin
WXIX-TV, Channel 19
The libido-boosting drug flibanserin is the first government-approved treatment for a lack of sexual desire in women.

Putting on the White Coat
WCPO, Channel 9
Friday was a huge day for 175 new medical students at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. It was the day of the "white coat ceremonyĒ for the class of 2019óa class thatís impressive in many ways, but notable this year for having more women than men.

UC Health Doctor Tapped to Oversee Outpatient Locations
Cincinnati Business Courier
UC Health tapped Dr. Nita Walker to oversee 63 outpatient locations in Greater Cincinnati. The move is part of an effort by UC Healthís CEO, Dr. Rick Lofgren, to focus on expanding the hospital systemís operations.

Statins Reduce Post-Stroke Seizure Risk
Medscape Medical News
Taking a statin after a stroke, especially in the acute phase, reduces the risk for early-onset seizures and may prevent the progression of these seizures to chronic epilepsy, new research suggests.  >> Associated expert: Joseph Broderick, MD

Curbing Infant Deaths 'Starts in the Community'
Teams of nurses, doctors and office staff from 28 area medical clinics and hospitals are gathering at the Community Action Agency in Bond Hill to begin a year-long learning collaborative focused on enhancing care for the poorest moms-to-be in the regionóstarting with their first doctor's appointment.  >> Associated expert: Elizabeth A. Kelly, MD

Rush-Hour Arrival of Cancer Weapon in Butler County
The Cincinnati Enquirer
Huge trucks will be delivering a new cancer-fighting tool to the Liberty Campus of Cincinnati Childrenís Hospital Medical Center.

Standing All Day at Work? It May Take Toll on Health
HealthDay News
Desk jobs aren't good for your health, but working on your feet could spell trouble, too, researchers say.

UC Medical Center Among Cincinnati's Top-Rated Hospitals
Cincinnati Business Courier
UC Medical Center was ranked No. 26 nationally among specialties for ear, nose and throat in 2015-16 rankings by U.S. News and World Report. In addition, UC Medical Center was ranked among the Top 5 Greater Cincinnati hospitals.

Is Your Child's Backpack Causing Chronic Back Pain?
Everyday Health
While thereís no doubt that using a backpack makes carrying books easier, thereís some debate about whether a heavy backpack is harmful to a childís health, potentially causing chronic back pain or back injuries.

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