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<p>This weekend, Jan. 23 and 24, Sound Medicine host Barbara Lewis and guests will discuss relief efforts in Haiti, cancer vaccine and brain tumors.</p>

This Week on Sound Medicine — Jan. 24

The program:

Evan Lyon, M.D., of Partners in Health, a Boston-based group that works to bring medical care to poor communities in nine countries, will discuss the ongoing rescue and medical operations in Haiti. The interview was conducted by Radio Rounds, a public radio program based in Ohio.

David Mooney, Ph.D., associate dean of chemical/biological sciences and engineering at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, will explain his work to develop a cancer vaccine.

Minnesota Public Radio reporter Lorna Benson will discuss new surgery protocols on dogs’ tumors and how they may affect progress in treating brain tumors in humans.

Richard Restak, M.D., a neuroscientist and clinical professor of neurology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, will discuss the new National Geographic book, Brain: The Complete Mind. He oversaw production of the book.

Sound Medicine will continue the series on prayer and patient care with a new installment of “Grace Notes,” a series of first-person essays about end-of-life issues written and read by Larry Cripe, M.D., associate professor of medicine and director of palliative care services at Indiana University Hospital.

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

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Sound Medicine is underwritten by Clarian Health, IU Medical Group and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Reports on Primary Health Care topics are sponsored by Wishard Health Services.
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