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<p>This weekend, Feb 28 and March 1, Sound Medicine, the award-winning weekly public radio program hosted by Barbara Lewis, will discuss a bioethics wish list, heart attack patients, and pelvic pain.</p>

This Week on Sound Medicine — Mar 1

Sound Medicine bioethicist Eric Meslin, Ph.D., will discuss his “wish list” for the Obama administration which includes a new stem cell research policy, healthcare reform and increased funding for life sciences research.

Tim Ellender, M.D., assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, will explain why cooling bodies of heart attack patients can help protect their brain function.

Lee Learman, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of obstetrics and gynecology at the IU School of Medicine, will discuss some causes and treatments for pelvic pain.

Dean Ornish, M.D., clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Fransisco, and founder and president of the nonprofit Preventive Medicine Research Institute, will discuss his new book, The Spectrum, which is a personalized way of eating and living based on your own health goals, needs, and preferences. Dr. Ornish says the method is not considered a diet.

In this week’s Sound Medicine “Checkup,” Jeremy Shere will explore why redheads need more anesthesia than others.

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

Sound Medicine is 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).