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Risks of high-fructose diet during pregnancy

A team led by Kelle H. Moley, MD, found a high-fructose diet during pregnancy may harm the placenta and restrict...

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Architectural rendering of new construction from Forest Park New patient center under construction

An expansion of our partner hospitals will include new facilities for our women and infants patients, opening in late 2017.

Access to affordable birth control

Op-ed by Colleen McNicholas, DO: Birth control is fundamental basic health care that every woman should have access to.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Preventing C-section infections

Study led by Methodius G. Tuuli, MD, finds chlorhexidine is better than iodine, recommends altering standard skin-prep practices.

School of Medicine news release

National cancer trial

An NIH grant makes Washington University the hub of a national clinical trial to evaluate mechanisms driving five major cancer...

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