Fall safety demonstration May 3 on Medical Campus

Those on the Medical Campus, take note: At about 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, the Campus Renewal Project safety team will demonstrate the importance of construction workers wearing fall-protection gear and having a rescue plan.
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Mutch named co-chair of NCI Gynecologic Cancer Steering Committee

David Mutch, MD, the Ira C. and Judith Gall Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been named co-chair of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Gynecologic Cancer Steering Committee.
Patrice Delafontaine, MD, dean of the University of Missouri School of Medicine, presents Victoria J. Fraser, MD, head of the Department of Medicine at Washington University, with the Citation of Merit from the University of Missouri. (Photo: University of Missouri)

Fraser receives University of Missouri alumni honor

Victoria J. Fraser, MD, head of the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the Citation of Merit from the University of Missouri School of Medicine.
Experts at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are recommending that surgeons and anesthesiologists consider cutting back on the number of take-home opioid pills prescribed to patients after surgery. The nonmedical use of opioid drugs costs the U.S. economy more than $70 billion annually. (Photo: Robert J. Boston/School of Medicine)

Doctors recommend prescribing fewer opioids after surgery

Bolstering new federal guidelines that advise primary care doctors to carefully weigh the prescribing of opioid painkillers, two experts at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are recommending that surgeons also consider cutting back on the number of take-home opioid pills prescribed to patients after surgery.
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Six Tips: Aging

Getting older doesn’t have to be a cause for worry. Six experts from across the university offer tips about how to plan for the future as you or your family members move into the golden years.
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