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This Week on Sound Medicine — May 30

Carol Lee, M.D., a radiologist and chair of the Breast Imaging Commission of the American College of Radiology and president of the Society of Breast Imaging, will explain why she helped draft a rebuttal to the recent change in mammogram guidelines.

As a doctor and patient with lupus, Susan Kiray, M.D., assistant professor of clinical medicine for general internal medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, will discuss why she has began a campaign to raise awareness for the disease.

David Flockhart, M.D., Ph.D., director of clinical pharmacology, will be joined by Rolf Kreutz, M.D., an interventional cardiology fellow, both with IU School of Medicine, to discuss their recent work involving the drug Plavix, which is prescribed for certain heart conditions to prevent blood clots. They are looking into why the drug works for only some patients.

Sound Medicine reporter Rori Gallagher, will relay how Navy veteran, Derek McGinnis, an above-the-knee amputee, used exercise to deal with chronic pain and became a triathlete.

Chris Coppola, M.D., chief of pediatric surgery at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, will discuss his book, Coppola: A Pediatric Surgeon in Iraq, which describes his two tours in Iraq.

This week’s Sound Medicine “Checkup” will explore mouth breathing with Yosh Jefferson, D.M.D., a dentist and author of a study on the condition.

Listen to this week’s show online. 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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