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The Wall Street Journal
Health care providers, patient advocacy groups and bereavement counselors are in the midst of their own version of the holiday rush as people seek help with physical, emotional and spiritual concerns that make it hard to experience the joys of the season. >> Associated expert: Olugbenga Olowokure, MD
02/09/16 Editorial: Heroin is a disease, not a choice WCPO
With the help of a task force of experts, parents and others, including Dr. Erin Winstanley, College of Pharmacy, WCPO is advocating for solutions to the crisis. This editorial features a video of Winstanley. Through the year, WCPO will look at addiction treatment, funding, legislation, enforcement and more, with a view toward potential solutions.
02/05/16 Live Life to the Fullest Despite Thyroid Issues LEAD Cincinnati
Ruchi Bhabhra, MD, PhD, an endocrinologist in the UC Health Women’s Center at West Chester Hospital and adjunct assistant professor of endocrinology, provides answers and support for people with thyroid disorders.
01/27/16 Prenatal Exposure to Nonstick, Flame-Retardant Chemicals Linked to Cognitive, Emotional Problems WCPO
Chemicals used in everything from pots and pans to carpets and couches could be harming children’s emotional and cognitive development. University of Cincinnati researchers found a link between prenatal exposure to two groups of chemicals—flame retardants called polybrominated diphenyl ethers, or PBEDs, and perfluoroalkyl substances or PFAS, used for their water and stain repellant properties— and children’s behavior.
01/27/16 Mentally Ill Need Right Service at the Right Time
Cincinnati Enquirer Editorial
Column written by Walter Smitson, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience and Director, Central Clinic Behavioral Congress is now considering adding $500 billion in emergency funding for mental health and opioid services. Estimates are that as many as 75 percent of the mentally ill also have addictions.
The Business Courier will honor Dr. Robert Smith with the 2016 Health Care Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award. Smith, 94, joined the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1975 as the first director of the Department of Family Medicine.
01/15/16 Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Is Real And Our Guests Have Tips To Help You Cope 91.7 WVXU
Cincinnati Edition guests University of Cincinnati Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry and physician with University of Cincinnati Physicians, Dr. Erik Nelson; Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Tracey Skale; and licensed professional counselor and doctoral candidate in the counselor education and supervisor program at Kent State University, Julie Linebaugh discuss Seasonal Affective Disorder. >> Associated expert:
Erik Nelson, MD