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This Week on Sound Medicine — Oct. 11

Sound Medicine reporter Shia Levitt will explain the Human Toxome Project, a national effort to develop baseline information on various toxins that affect humans.

David Nieman, DrPH., director of the Human Performance Laboratory and professor of health and exercise science at Appalachian State University, will explain why football teams are especially vulnerable to outbreaks of H1N1 flu.

Co-host David Crabb, M.D., chairman of the Department of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, will discuss an analysis by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention about the similarities among people who have died from the H1N1 flu virus.

Mark Linzer, M.D., professor of medicine and Linda Baier Manwell, M.S., epidemiologist, both at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, will discuss their recent study of primary care physicians and how job stress can affect patient care.

Sound Medicine essayist Eric Metcalf will describe his favorite home remedies.

In this week’s Sound Medicine “Checkup,” Jeremy Shere, Ph.D., will explore dining out while dieting.

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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.