Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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Small round magnets marketed as toys pose a growing danger to children to ingest the magnets. The attraction between the magnets can cause massive intestinal damage. Marlene Melzer-Lange, MD, professor of emergency medicine and medical director of emergency services at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, said that the hospital has not treated children who have swallowed magnets, but said the magnets are cause for concern.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, December 17, 2013
Apr 14 - Girls who suffer concussions may have more severe symptoms that last longer than boys, according to new research published by Shayne Fehr, MD. US News & World Report
Apr 11 - MCW’s Violence Prevention Initiative, a community academic partnership funded through the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment, was featured on WUWM’s “Lake Effect.” WUWM-FM
Apr 10 - Research at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute and MCW is providing hope for families with children with rare muscular disease. WTMJ-TV