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This Week on Sound Medicine

Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., associate professor of pediatrics and director for the Center of Health Policy and Professionalism Research at Indiana University School of Medicine, will discuss features of the House and Senate versions of health-care reform bills.

Sound Medicine’s David Crabb, M.D., chairman of the Department of Medicine and alcoholism expert at the IU School of Medicine, will respond to a recent prediction that in the near future, many cases of alcoholism will be easily treated by primary care physicians using drugs which are already available.

Howard Gleckman, senior research associate at the Urban Institute and consultant to the Brookings Institution, will discuss his new book, Caring for Our Parents, which tells of the emotional ups and downs of the families who struggle every day with the care needs of their loved ones.

In this week’s Sound Medicine “Checkup,” Jeremy Shere, Ph.D., will explore the usefulness of stretching before and during exercise.

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Sound Medicine is underwritten by Clarian Health, IU Medical Group and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Primary care segments are underwritten by Wishard Health Services.