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<p>INDIANAPOLIS — This weekend, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, Sound Medicine, the award-winning weekly public radio program hosted by Barbara Lewis, will discuss low testosterone in men, chronic pain and medical journalism.</p>

This Week on Sound Medicine — Feb. 1

Abraham Morgentaler, M.D., Harvard Medical School urologist and author of Testosterone for Life, will explain the symptoms and treatments for low testosterone in men over the age of 35.

Steve Beller, Ph.D., president/CEO of National Health Data Systems Inc. and a clinical psychologist, will talk about the challenges of incorporating electronic health records into a mental health practice.

Palmer Mackie, M.D., assistant professor of clinical medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine, will discuss the difficulties in diagnosing and treating chronic pain.

Gary Schwitzer, director of graduate studies in Health Journalism and Communication at the University of Minnesota School of Journalism, will explain the practicalities and ethics of good health-care reporting. His website – – reviews medical journalism and offers practical suggestions for consumers.

In this week’s Sound Medicine “Checkup”, Jeremy Shere explores recent findings that both mothers and babies have better outcomes when the mom is able to begin maternity leave several weeks prior to the birth.

Archived editions of Sound Medicine as well as other helpful information can be found at

Sound Medicineis underwritten by Eli Lilly and Company, Clarian Health and IU Medical Group. Jeremy Shere’s “Check-Up” is underwritten by IUPUI.

Check out Sound Medicine on the following Indiana public radio stations: WBSB (Anderson), WFIU (Bloomington, Columbus, Kokomo, Terre Haute), WNDY (Crawfordsville), WVPE (Elkhart/South Bend), WNIN (Evansville), WBOI (Fort Wayne), WBNI (Fort Wayne), WFCI (Franklin), WBSH (Hagerstown/New Castle), WFYI (Indianapolis), WBSW (Marion), WBST (Muncie), WBSJ (Portland)

The show also runs on notable out-of state public radio stations:
KRCC (Colorado Springs, CO), WHDD (Sharon, CT), KEDM (Monroe, LA), WCNY (Syracuse, NY), WYSO (Yellow Springs, OH), KWGS (Tulsa, OK).