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<p>This weekend, March 14 and 15, Sound Medicine, the award-winning weekly public radio program hosted by Barbara Lewis, will discuss the effects of prolonged stays in the ICU, limiting CT scans and self-sabotage.</p>

This Week on Sound Medicine — March 15

Naeem Ali, M.D., assistant professor of pulmonary, allergy, critical care and sleep medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine, will discuss his study results on prolonged stays in the intensive care unit and what can be done to mitigate the effects of heavy sedation and use of respirators.

Thomas Gerber, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of radiology and medicine at the Mayo Clinic, will explain the American Heart Association’s recommendation to limit the use of CT scans to prevent overexposure to radiation.

Indiana University psychologist Edward Hirt, Ph.D., will explain self-sabotage and whether it is a deliberate action or mental or behavioral disorder.

John Raglin, Ph.D., a psychologist in the IU Department of Kinesiology, will discuss how light to moderate exercise can elevate a person’s mood for several hours afterwards.
In this week’s Sound Medicine “Checkup,” Jeremy Shere will explore “diet betting,” betting real money to see who can lose the most weight.

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).