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Women Succeed in Landing High-Ranking Roles in Area’s Health Care Industry
Thursday, June 26, 2014

From Froedtert leaders Catherine Jacobson and Cathy Buck were highlighted in a Milwaukee Business Journal blog about women in top management roles in Milwaukee health care.

Enjoy Your Baby! What Is Postpartum Depression, and How Can You Fight It?
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

From fox6now.comMany new moms experience “baby blues” after childbirth, but what about more severe, long-lasting blues? Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin psychiatrist Christina Wichman, DO, recently spoke with Fox6Now about postpartum depression, tips on combating it and common misconceptions.

Down to the Last Breath: One Man’s Final Days
Saturday, June 21, 2014

From jsonline.comThe Milwaukee Journal Sentinel featured a compelling front-page Sunday story about a patient with a rare genetic disease who never received the life-saving lung transplant he needed. The story, which highlighted the need for organ donation, featured Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin pulmonologist Kenneth Presberg, MD, and lung transplant coordinator Sara Berkholtz.

Unique Procedure Allows New Father to Celebrate Father’s Day
Sunday, June 15, 2014

From fox6now.comAfter having a vasectomy more than 20 years ago, Jim Meerstein is celebrating Father's Day with his twins born in October. Jay Sandlow, MD, urologist, performed a unique procedure at the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Reproductive Medicine Center that allowed Meerstein and his wife to conceive.

Father's Day Gift Times Three When Triplets Were Born
Sunday, June 15, 2014

From jsonline.comThe Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel featured a story on the first birthday of Hannah, Norah and Lucy Stier — identical triplets born at Froedtert Hospital last Father's Day. Dr. Erika Peterson, maternal fetal medicine specialist, talks about the rarity of such an occurrence and the triplets' delivery.

Identical Triplets From West Allis Celebrate Birthday
Friday, June 13, 2014

From WISN12 featured a story on the first birthday of a rare set of identical triplets born on Father's Day last year. Hannah, Lucy and Norah Stier are from West Allis, and were born at the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Birth Center.

Warning Signs for Head & Neck Cancers
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

From UWUM Lake Effect A 63-year-old Muskego man learned the value of cancer screening and early intervention. Concerned about a sore in his mouth, he went to a free head and neck cancer screening at Froedtert & the Medical College. His sore was identified as “worrisome,” then diagnosed as early stage cancer. Unlike cancers that are more advanced, his treatment was minimal – surgery with limited scarring, but no chemo- or radiation therapy.

Fond du Lac Stroke Survivor Ready to Graduate High School Thursday
Thursday, June 05, 2014

From Last year, Chris Johnson collapsed during gym class. At age 17, he was having a massive stroke. Within an hour, Flight for Life flew him from Fond du Lac to the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Stroke & Neurovascular Program. With 100% blockage on one side of his brain and 70% on the other, Dr. Sam Zaidat, neurointerventionalist, placed a small “clot retrieval” device into Chris’s brain. Within minutes, blood flow was fully restored and four days later Chris returned home. Today, Chris has only a few minor stroke side effects. This week he graduates from high school. Acting quickly, if a stroke is suspected, saves lives.

Why Is Skin Cancer On The Rise?
Wednesday, June 04, 2014

From — Kathleen Dunn invited two skin cancer experts as radio show guests.  Dr. Stefan Schieke, dermatologist, and Dr. Amy Harker-Murray, hematologist/oncologist, answered callers’ questions about types of cancer, risks, prevention, sun exposure, tanning beds and new drugs to treat skin cancer.

Increase in Kids With Acid Reflux
Monday, June 02, 2014

From — Today’s TMJ4 ran a story about acid reflux and included mention of a new device called the LINX being offered at Froedtert & the Medical College.