Read current and archived media coverage featuring the innovative public health research, practice, advocacy and education in which Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars are engaged.
Paxlovid reduces risk of long-term health problems, death from COVID-19 (Links to an external site)
Senior author, Ziyad Al-Aly. MD has published a study in JAMA Internal Medicine showing that Paxlovid is an “effective weapon” against COVID’s debilitating long-term effects on the body.
Does the Banking Sector Turmoil Make a Recession More Likely? (Links to an external site)
Faculty Scholar and Professor of Economics, Steven Fazzari talks about the latest upheaval in the banking industry and weighs risks of banking inside/outside of the big banks.
Long-Covid symptoms are less common now than earlier in the pandemic (Links to an external site)
Finally some good news about long COVID. Ziyad Al-Aly, director of WashU’s Clinical Epidemiology Center says its complicated, but LC symptoms are less common now.
Siteman Cancer Center pushing for early screening for colorectal cancer (Links to an external site)
Faculty Scholar & gastroenterologist Jean Wang, MD, says lowering the recommended age for colorectal screening can save lives.
Clinic workers say St. Louis needs more medical interpreters (Links to an external site)
Faculty Scholar & asst. Professor, Julia Lopez says messages about COVID vaccines & other health info has not reached non-English speakers in St. Louis.
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