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This Week on Sound Medicine — March 14

A recent study shows that doctors and nurses often fail to recognize prevalent cognitive impairment in older patients, which can result in poor care. Malaz Boustani, M.D., associate professor of medicine and geriatrics specialist at Indiana University School of Medicine, will discuss this study which he led.

Co-host Kathy Miller, M.D., associate professor of medicine and breast cancer specialist at the IU School of Medicine, will discuss a Chinese study that claims eating soy is safe for women with breast cancer and may prevent recurrence.

Speech language pathologist Amy McConkey Robbins will discuss her new book, Whirlwinds and Small Voices: Sustaining Commitment to Work with Special-Needs Children.

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

Listen to this week’s show. Find archived editions at the Sound Medicine website.

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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