Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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In a study published in the American Journal of Cardiology, Dr. Navdeep Gupta (Medicine – General Internal) reports that cocaine users with myocardial infarction do not have increased odds of in-hospital mortality. Dr. Gupta and colleagues write that cocaine-positive patients with acute coronary syndrome are younger with fewer risk factors, multivessel coronary artery disease, and lower drug-eluting stent and beta-blocker usage,
MPR Publications, February 26, 2014
Sept. 16 - A WUWM-FM report on Milwaukee’s Urban Ecology Center cites research being conducted by Kirsten Beyer, PhD to determine how an urban park affects knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and health outcomes among neighborhood residents. The project is supported by a grant from MCW’s Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin endowment. WUWM
Sept. 16 - Bret Baier, Chief Political Anchor on the Fox News Channel, will be the keynote speaker at MCW’s 2014 Healthcare Dinner on November 10, at the Pfister Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. The event benefits MCW’s Digestive Disease Center. Wauwatosa Now
Sept. 16 - In a report of Wisconsin Public Radio, Dr. Stephen Hargarten discusses promising advances in which a handgun will only fire when the gun owner is wearing a watch that electronically disables a trigger lock. The technology could help address the problem of children being injured by loaded handguns. WPR