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Chinese Male Teens Aren’t Smoking as Much, SLU Research Finds


Chinese teenage boys who are born in more recent years are less likely to start smoking than those in previous generations.
9-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fight Your Fears: Facing Down Anxieties Can Expand Your World


Suma Chand, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry at Saint Louis University, uses exposure therapy to help patients with phobias that have begun to overtake their lives.
29-Jan-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Winter Weather Walking: How to Safely Get Around in Snow, Ice


Winter precipitation can bring an increased risk for slips and falls on the ice and snow. Julia Henderson-Kalb, M.S., OTR/L an instructor in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at Saint Louis University, recommends some...
19-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Long-Term Opioid Use Associated with Increased Risk of Depression


Opioids may cause short-term improvement in mood, but long-term use imposes risk of new-onset depression, a Saint Louis University study shows.
12-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

‘Why I Give Patients My Cell Phone Number’


A physician for 40 years, John Morley, M.D., says it never occurred to him not to give his personal phone number to patients.
8-Jan-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Police Shootings of Black Males: A Public Health Problem


Research on police shootings by Keon Gilbert, DrPH, assistant professor of behavioral science and health education at Saint Louis University, identifies solutions to address a timely problem. Gilbert says Ferguson, Missouri, could be anywhere, USA.
18-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

World’s First Dengue Vaccine Originated From Saint Louis University Research


Mexico has become the first country to approve the use of a dengue fever vaccine that was developed at Saint Louis University in 1997.
14-Dec-2015 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

NIH Gives SLU $2.2 Million to Design a Cure for Hepatitis B


More than 350 million people are chronically infected with the hepatitis B virus. Of those infected, up to 1.2 million die from liver failure and liver cancer each year.
14-Dec-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Winter Weather Woes: SLU Expert Offers Tips to Protect Your Skin


Winter's arctic blast can wreak havoc on delicate skin. Nicole Burkemper, M.D., associate professor of dermatology at Saint Louis University, shares her tips for updating your skin regimen for the season.
8-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

SLU experts available to comment on #ZikaVirus

28-Jan-2016 4:05 PM EST

SLU Public Health Expert, Former Homeland Security Official, Available to Comment on Zika Virus


27-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST

@SLUCare #Cancer Expert Suzanne Mahon Runs Hereditary Cancer Program at Saint Louis University Cancer Center; Screens for BRCA 1, 2 Genes


24-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Fore! Avoid Golf Injuries with Three Steps


Staying healthy comes down to three things, says Mike Markee, PT, ATC, instructor of physical therapy and athletic training at Saint Louis University. Markee spent time on the senior PGA tour and developed exercise and fitness programs for golfers.
15-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

President Offers Best Worst Solution as Strategy for ISIS Defeat, Says SLU Expert


11-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Expert Available to Comment on Dangerous Radioactive Substance Stolen in Mexico


4-Dec-2013 3:00 PM EST

A Few Substitutions Transforms Thanksgiving Dinner


Add colorful fruits and vegetables to make Thanksgiving dinner healthier and lighter, a Saint Louis University assistant professor of nutrition and dietetics suggests.
20-Nov-2013 12:00 PM EST

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