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<p>This weekend, Nov. 7 and 8, Sound Medicine host Barbara Lewis and guests will discuss health care reform, HPV vaccine and predicting disease outbreaks.</p>

This Week on Sound Medicine — Nov. 8

The program:

Aaron Carroll, M.D., M.S., associate professor of pediatrics and director for the Center of Health Policy and Professionalism Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine, will provide an update on the progress toward health care reform legislation.

Marcia Shew, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of clinical pediatrics at the IU School of Medicine, will discuss her research into the relatively small number of adverse effects linked to Gardasil, the HPV vaccine.

Brandon O’Neil, a 12-year-old researcher, will discuss his recently published study on the affects of energy drinks versus regular soft drinks during exercise. O’Neil’s father, a doctor, supervised the study.

Timothy Ford, Ph.D., vice president of research and dean of graduate studies at the University of New England, will explain his study on how satellites might help predict disease outbreaks caused by climate change.

In this week’s Sound Medicine “Checkup,” Jeremy Shere, Ph.D., will explore birth order.

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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.