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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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UC Gets Big Assist From Dunnhumby on Cancer Research
Cincinnati Business Courier
Data analysts at Dunnhumby’s U.S. headquarters in Cincinnati specialize in figuring out consumer preferences for companies such as Kroger, Procter & Gamble and Macy's, but they recently crunched numbers for the UC Cancer Institute in a project that could help cancer patients decide on treatment.  >> Associated expert: William Barrett, MD

UC Hires Slew of New Surgeons, Scientists
Cincinnati Business Courier
The University of Cincinnati has bolstered its Heart, Lung and Vascular Institute in recent months by hiring heart surgeons and scientists to fill seven new positions.

College Referee Wins Battle Against Cancer
WKRC-TV, Channel 12
Bobby Ables lost his voice, but he now has it back thanks to doctors at UC Health and the Barrett Cancer Center.

UC Health Cardiologist Offers Tips for Avoiding Heart Disease
According to Dr. Stephanie Dunlap, associate professor in the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and UC Health cardiologist, the key to reducing heart disease in women is raising awareness that they too are at risk.

Stroke Victim to Walk in Heart Mini
WKRC-TV, Channel 12
Terri Kersey’s passion to help others took her to Mount Kilimanjaro. But while there, she was the one who needed help after she suffered a stroke and had to fight just to get proper medical care. She’s still fighting and this weekend will walk in the American Heart Association’s Heart Mini.

Help for Infertile Couples: IVF Becoming More Effective and Affordable
WKRC-TV, Channel 12
Doctors are better than ever before at helping couples having trouble starting families. Even so, the average national pregnancy rates for in vitro fertilization still hover at less than 50 percent, but some new trends are helping to make IVF more effective and more affordable.  >> Associated experts: Krystene DiPaola, MD; Michael Thomas, MD

Donations to UC Aim to Fight Cancer, Gain Notice
The Cincinnati Enquirer
This year alone, the University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute has received more than $3 million in donations to fight cancer. Donors say they expect the money to do more than generate research: They also are contributing to the institution's push toward national designation as a comprehensive cancer center.

New Tool Against Epilepsy at UC Health
The Cincinnati Enquirer
The Epilepsy Center at the UC Neuroscience Institute now is offering a device the government recently approved to ease the crippling seizures of epilepsy.  >> Associated expert: Michael Privitera, MD

Ohio Has ‘Critical’ Shortage of Psychiatric Hospital Beds
Millions more Americans suffering with a mental illness are gaining health care coverage, but there aren’t enough medical providers to keep up with demand.  >> Associated expert: Paul Keck, MD

Chemical in BPA-Free Products Linked to Irregular Heartbeats
Many consumers avoid products that contain bisphenol A (BPA) because the estrogen-imitating chemical has been linked to an array of health effects in people and animals. But new research suggests that an ingredient that has replaced BPA in many items may have a similar effect on the heart.

UC to Transform Grand Old Department Store Into High-Tech Job Creator
The University of Cincinnati is capitalizing on construction of the Martin Luther King Jr. Drive interchange with Interstate 71 to breathe new life into an old Sears department store through a $16 million renovation that will create a new business incubator and technology hub.

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