Providing an update on this year’s flu season is Susan Rehm, M.D., vice chair of the department of infectious disease at Cleveland Clinic.
Allan Friedman, M.D., chief of neurosurgery and co-director of the neuro-oncology program at Duke University Medical Center, will explain how he can perform brain surgery without putting the patient under general anesthesia. Coincidentally, Dr. Friedman is the surgeon who operated on Senator Ted Kennedy’s brain tumor.
Mary Pell Abernathy, M.D., assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and Kimberly Quaid, Ph.D., professor of medical and molecular genetics, will discuss prenatal genetic testing.
Sound Medicine will air the second part of a discussion about the quality of health care news coverage with Gary Schwitzer, director of graduate studies in health journalism and communication at the University of Minnesota School of Journalism and creator of healthnewsreview.org.
Writer Jena Pincott will answer an age-old question found in her new book, Do Gentlemen Really Prefer Blondes?
In this week’s Sound Medicine “Checkup”, Jeremy Shere explores the effectiveness of abstinence vows.