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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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01/16/15
New Study Finds Heart and Blood Pressure Risk With BPA
WCPO.com
The common chemical BPA could affect the heart and blood pressure of men and women, with women being at higher risk, a new UC study has found.  >> Associated expert: Scott Belcher, PhD

01/14/15
Could Binge Eating Be Helped by a Pill?
The Daily Mail
A drug used to treat ADHD could be used to curb binge eating, scientists revealed.

01/08/15
New Year, New Resolutions ... How Do You Make Them Stick?
WVXU, 91.7 FM
So, it's another new year which, for many of us, means another list of resolutions: the same list we made last year, and the year before that. But bad habits are hard to break, and good habits tough to create.  >> Associated expert: Cal Adler, MD

01/08/15
UC Researchers Recruit Alzheimer's Patients for New Drug
WCPO.com
In the quest for new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, researchers at the University of Cincinnati are now recruiting Alzheimer’s patients to test the effectiveness of a new, investigational drug on memory and performance of daily activities.

01/08/15
New Year, New Resolutions ... How Do You Make Them Stick?
WVXU, 91.7 FM
So, it's another new year which, for many of us, means another list of resolutions: the same list we made last year, and the year before that. But bad habits are hard to break, and good habits tough to create.  >> Associated expert: Cal Adler, MD

01/07/15
Tips to Battle Dry, Itchy Winter Skin
The Cincinnati Enquirer
With temperatures in the single digits, experts from UC Health offer cold-weather defense strategies for the skin.  >> Associated expert: Brian Adams, MD

12/19/14
Holidays Blue for Many Americans
The Journal-News
The holidays are not always a holly jolly time for everybody. About 4 percent to 6 percent of people may have winter depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. And the disorder is four times more common in women than in men.  >> Associated expert: Erik Nelson, MD

12/18/14
Despite Evidence, Doctors Slow to Stop Radiation Treatment for Some Cancers
Scripps Media
A recent study found that doctors are slow to change how they treat breast cancer patients, even when large-scale clinical trials show that some treatments have no effect on survival.  >> Associated expert: William Barrett, MD

12/17/14
For 1st Time, Treatment Helps Patients With Worst Kind of Stroke, Study Says
The New York Times
After three decades of failure, researchers have found a treatment that greatly improves the prognosis for people having the most severe and disabling strokes. By directly removing large blood clots blocking blood vessels in the brain, they can save brain tissue that would have otherwise died, enabling many to return to an independent life.  >> Associated expert: Joseph Broderick, MD

12/12/14
UC Medical Students Take Part in National White Coat 'Die-In' Movement
WLWT-TV, Channel 5
University of Cincinnati medical students participated in a silent demonstration Wednesday. The students acted dead in a "die-in” protest as part of a national movement for medical students called the "National White Coat Die-In.”

12/10/14
UC Health Expands Lung Cancer Screenings
WVXU, 91.7 FM
People who worked at Fernald, GE, or other nuclear-related facilities have a new health screening option.The University of Cincinnati Cancer Institute is partnering with the Building Trades National Medical Screening Program to expand lung cancer testing.  >> Associated expert: Sandra Starnes, MD


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