Sound Medicine reporter Sandy Roob will visit a house party sponsored by the Obama transition team, designed to gather suggestions for health care reform from citizens.
Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., health services researcher with the Indiana University Center for Health Policy and Professionalism Research, will discuss the Obama health care reform plans with Sound Medicine.
A recent study compared the benefits of home hemodialysis performed during the day and at night while a patient is sleeping. Christopher Chan, M.D., a researcher at the Toronto General Hospital, will explain the findings of the impacts of nocturnal hemodialysis.
Frederic Frese, Ph.D., a practicing psychologist and frequent contributor to publications like The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, will join Sound Medicine to discuss how he has recovered from his schizophrenia enough to practice professionally, achieve prestigious honors and advocate for important mental health issues.
Oliver Sacks, M.D., neurologist and author of MUSICOPHILIA: Tales of Music and the Brain, will discuss his research to understand why in some cases of brain traumas and stroke, music begins to play a key role in a person’s life and personality.