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On ‘Sound Medicine’: Ethics of lethal injection, cellphones and health, and prisoner health care

INDIANAPOLIS -- The “Sound Medicine” program for July 13 includes segments about the pressure on doctors to participate in lethal injections; how cellphones affect your health; depression and diabetes; and prisoner health care.What should medical professionals' role be...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 10, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Cavities, allergies, and high blood pressure among children

INDIANAPOLIS -- The “Sound Medicine” program for July 6 features our favorite kid-related shows from the past, including discussion of Amish children and allergies; cavities in preschoolers; and children’s hypertension.What makes Amish children less susceptible to allergies?...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 2, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Tattoo removal, genomic testing, and patient advocacy

INDIANAPOLIS -- The "Sound Medicine" program for June 29 includes segments about tattoo removal, genomic testing, patient advocacy, CIA immunization reversal and more.Has the U.S. Army’s new regulation on tattoos led to an influx of tattoo...

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 26, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Innovative medical care group, the benefits of juicing, and AppVisit

INDIANAPOLIS -- The "Sound Medicine" program for June 15 features segments covering an innovative primary care medical group, improving  conditions for lab rats, and the pros and cons of juicing.Has One Medical Group started a health care revolution?...

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 11, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: HIV prevention, ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ and water safety

INDIANAPOLIS -- The "Sound Medicine" program for June 8 features segments covering a new medication that can help prevent HIV in high-risk adults, behind the scenes of "The Fault in Our Stars," and the importance of swim lessons for...

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 3, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Heart disease prevention, HPV testing, and physician-assisted suicide

INDIANAPOLIS -- The "Sound Medicine" program for June 1 features segments covering cardiovascular disease, a new test for HPV, and the scoop on free drug samples.Can sugar cause heart disease? A recent study published in The Journal of...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 27, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Brain surgery through the nose, facial transplants, and seeking second opinions

INDIANAPOLIS -- The "Sound Medicine" program for May 25 revisits reports on cutting-edge surgery, including segments about the complexity of facial transplants, removing tumors through the nose, and alternatives to Mohs surgery for basal cell carcinoma.How have facial...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 23, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Inhalable insulin, reversing effects of diabetes, and surrogate decision-making

INDIANAPOLIS -- The "Sound Medicine" program for May 18 includes segments about inhalable insulin, a Type 2 diabetes treatment plan, and the dangers of laparoscopic power morcellation.Will inhaled insulin succeed this time around? Of the 26 million people with diabetes,...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 14, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: The vaccination debate, dementia care decisions, and a student medical journal

INDIANAPOLIS -- The "Sound Medicine" program for May 11 includes segments about pediatricians refusing to treat children who are unvaccinated, the second segment of dementia care decisions, and a medical journal for medical students.Should doctors refuse to treat...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 7, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: New cholesterol drugs, risks from free medical equipment, and music therapy

INDIANAPOLIS -- The "Sound Medicine" program for May 4 includes segments about new cholesterol-lowering drugs, dementia care decisions, and music therapy for adolescent cancer patients.Are new cholesterol-lowering drugs coming soon? Several pharmaceutical companies are racing to develop a...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 30, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Lyme disease, why we sleep, and tips for best care in the ER

INDIANAPOLIS -- The "Sound Medicine" program for April 27 includes segments about Lyme disease in both humans and dogs, how to ease the symptoms of breast cancer, and ways to get the best care in the emergency room.How...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 23, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: The Ebola virus, high-risk-suicide prevention, and children’s health advocacy

INDIANAPOLIS -- The "Sound Medicine" program for April 20 includes segments about the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, the "gate-keeping" role of pharmacists, and insurance coverage of rehabilitation for prescription painkiller addiction.Will insurance cover rehabilitation for opioid addiction? According...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 16, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Medicare Advantage funding, why diets don’t work, and mitochondrial transplants

INDIANAPOLIS -- The "Sound Medicine" program for April 13 includes segments about changes to Medicare Advantage funding, using crowdfunding to raise money for medical expenses, and how mitochondrial transplants can prevent passing on defective genes.How will changes in...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 10, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Pancreatic cancer tests, skin cancer laser treatment, and ethics in the news

INDIANAPOLIS -- The "Sound Medicine" program for April 6 includes segments about a new test that indicates whether pancreatic cysts are benign, a minimally invasive treatment for basal cell  carcinoma, and spelling out the ABCs of breast cancer.Can...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 3, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: HIV-free babies, simulating life on Mars, and unpublished clinical trials

INDIANAPOLIS -- The "Sound Medicine" program for March 30 includes segments about a possible "cure" for HIV-positive newborns, why researchers aren’t publishing their clinical trials, and the life of the Michelangelo of medicine.Can HIV-positive newborns be cured?...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 26, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Predicting cold and flu season, nanotechnology, and healthy eating for children

INDIANAPOLIS -- "Sound Medicine" announces its program for March 23, including segments about advances in nanotechnology, the safety concerns about nanoparticles, and establishing healthy eating patterns for children.How does Walgreens predict the cold and flu season? Headquartered in...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 20, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Sleep apnea, reducing health care costs, and improving balance through exercise

INDIANAPOLIS -- "Sound Medicine" announces its program for March 16, including segments about how a lack of sleep can cause health problems, new devices dentists can use to treat sleep apnea, and how exercise can improve overall health.Can...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 12, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Nursing home quality of life, hospice care, and palliative care for children

INDIANAPOLIS -- "Sound Medicine" announces its program for March 9, including segments about palliative care, consoling grieving parents, and preventing infertility in cancer patients.How can nursing homes improve quality of life for its residents? A new study conducted...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 6, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Childhood obesity, long-term birth control for teens, and how men can ‘Refuel’

INDIANAPOLIS -- "Sound Medicine" announces its program for March 2, including segments about combating childhood obesity, how the government is changing health care, and the best birth control options for teenagers.How can parents help obese children slim down?...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 26, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Medical malpractice, health care cost surprises and probiotics for colic

INDIANAPOLIS -- "Sound Medicine" announces its program for Feb. 23, featuring segments about the surprise costs for preventive health care services, treating colic with probiotics, and why patients are leaving the hospital against medical advice.Why are medical malpractice...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 19, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Decreasing tobacco use, chronic wound care, and health care providers who smoke

INDIANAPOLIS -- "Sound Medicine" announces its program for Feb. 16, featuring segments about the dangers of smoking, advances in chronic wound care, and medical linguistics.Has tobacco use decreased in the past 50 years? The first surgeon general's smoking and...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 12, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Looking back at professor’s personal lessons on life and death

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” on Feb. 9 features a retrospective on the lessons that Vincent Gattone taught his medical students about life and death while he underwent treatment for cancer.Vincent Gattone, Ph.D., was a professor of pathology...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 6, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Emergency contraception, animal antibiotic regulations, and the iron lung

INDIANAPOLIS -- "Sound Medicine" announces its program for Feb. 2, including segments about teenagers obtaining emergency contraception, the possibility of a male contraceptive pill, and the history of the iron lung. Do teenagers have access to emergency contraception? A...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 29, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Unprepared surgeons, guinea worms, and waiting for medical miracles

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Jan. 26, including segments about measuring surgical technique, the challenges facing student-run medical clinics, and the cost of waiting for medical miracles.  Can surgical technique be measured? The New England Journal...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 22, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Marijuana legalization, the effects of community violence, and apps for pets

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Jan. 19, including segments about the health risks and benefits of legalizing marijuana, the public health challenges facing the federal government, and the effects of proper hand hygiene.Should marijuana usage...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 15, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Cord blood donations, laser surgery lawsuits, and new FDA drug regulations

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” announces a special program for Jan. 12, including segments about the potentially life-saving impact of cord blood donation, ineffective emergency contraception, and the effects of ostracism.Can donating cord blood save lives? A baby's birth...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 8, 2014

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Opioids and the cycle of addiction

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” begins the new year with the return of a special program exploring the medical community’s growing awareness of opioid abuse and addiction and the devastating consequences of prescribing opioids for pain. In this...

By: IU School of Medicine On: December 31, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Looking back at some of the best stories from 2013

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” announces a special program for Dec. 29, featuring some of the most interesting independently produced stories featured on the program in 2013.Can massage help painful menstruation? One in 10 women misses one to three days of...

By: IU School of Medicine On: December 23, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: The Choosing Wisely campaign, Affordable Care Act update, and elderly pets

INDIANAPOLIS – The “Sound Medicine” program for Dec. 22 includes a conversation about combating the rising cost of health care, an Affordable Care Act update, and a story about the day “Sound Medicine” producer Jeremy Shere’s near-death experience.  What’...

By: IU School of Medicine On: December 18, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Facial transplants, health care ‘super users,’ and holiday stress

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Dec. 15, with a conversation about health care “super users,”  advances in facial transplants, and genes that could possibly prevent diabetes and obesity.Why are social workers going on emergency runs...

By: IU School of Medicine On: December 11, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Surgery through the nose, periodontal disease and diabetes, and psychotherapy

INDIANAPOLIS – The “Sound Medicine” program Dec. 8 features a conversation about new guidelines that could lead to healthy Americans taking cholesterol lowering medications, periodontal disease predicting diabetes, and how surgeons operate on brain tumors through the nose.Should healthy...

By: IU School of Medicine On: December 4, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: What happened during the ‘Five Days at Memorial’

INDIANAPOLIS -- In its Dec. 1 program, “Sound Medicine” examines the circumstances of the 45 deaths that occurred during the five days that Memorial Medical Center in New Orleans was without power and outside contact, following the devastation of Hurricane...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 27, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: A new kind of public hospital, radiation for breast cancer, and second opinions

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Nov. 24, featuring a tour and behind-the-scenes look at the new Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Hospital, intraoperative radiation for breast cancer patients and fashionably hiding colostomy bags.How is Eskenazi Hospital...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 20, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Trans fat bans, foreign medical training, and clinical practice guidelines

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Nov. 17, featuring two segments involving FDA regulation, doctors and patients not following clinical practice guidelines, and a professor discussing his terminal cancer.Why is the FDA trying to ban trans...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 13, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ stroke prevention, fat shaming and office treadmills

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Nov. 10, featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the bestselling young adult novel “The Fault in Our Stars,” a conversation about heart disease in women, and a surgeon who traded his scalpel...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 6, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Body-building supplements, the Smile Train, and the proper contraception

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Nov. 3, with an educator’s perspective on the Affordable Care Act, a conversation about new technology that trains surgeons in cleft palate and lip repair, and a debate over the...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 30, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Psychotropic drugs for toddlers, shared appointments, and infant mortality

INDIANAPOLIS -- "Sound Medicine" announces its program for Oct. 27, with conversations about reducing infant mortality in minorities, prescribing psychotropic drugs for toddlers, living with cancer and shared medical appointments.How is Pittsburgh reducing the infant mortality rate in...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 23, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Lung cancer screenings, chronic illnesses in kids, and helping a sick friend

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Oct. 20, with a debate about yearly lung cancer screenings for heavy smokers, how children learn to manage their chronic illnesses, and how to talk to sick friends.Are yearly lung...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 16, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Biomedical chimpanzee research, corporate wellness, and concussions in the NFL

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Oct. 13, with a conversation about biomedical chimpanzee research, children’s oral hygiene and concussions in the NFL. Are corporate wellness programs effective? In September, “Sound Medicine” health care policy analyst...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 9, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: E -cigarettes, car seats for pets, and eradicating the Guinea worm

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Sept. 29, with a conversation about the risks and benefits of e-cigarettes, the eradication of the Guinea worm, and new World Health Organization guidelines for HIV/AIDS treatment in...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 25, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: ‘Young invincibles,’ a president’s secret, and detecting autism

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Sept. 22, with a conversation about young healthy adults and the Affordable Care Act, President Grover Cleveland’s secret surgery and designing a computer program to detect autism.Why should “young...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 18, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Concussion clinics, childhood vaccinations, and doctors doing with less

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Sept.15, with segments covering the dangers of childhood concussions, the importance of childhood vaccinations, and doing less in the health care profession.Why are concussions so hard to...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 12, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Wartime medicine, in-flight emergencies, and a pancreatic cancer survivor

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Sept. 8, featuring a report from Syria on wartime medicine, a pancreatic cancer survivor’s inspiring story and the final installment of the “Patient Listening” series with Dr. Vince...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 4, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: The microbiome, bacteria in the human body, and fecal transplants

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Sept. 1, which focuses on the microbes that join human genes to make up the human microbiome and how they affect our day-to-day lives, and how fecal transplants can...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 28, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Massage for menstrual cramps, HeLa cells, and staying healthy in college

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Aug. 25, featuring segments covering pediatric organ transplants, keeping college students healthy and managing your digital afterlife.Can massage help painful menstruation? One in 10 women misses one to three...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 21, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Alzheimer’s X Prize, medical care for the elderly, and emergency room medicine

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Aug. 18, featuring several segments focusing on care for the elderly, including ethical medical decisions, the correlation between anesthesia and dementia, and a grant for Alzheimer’s research.How...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 14, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Alternative blood pressure therapies, the new prosthetics, and flying doctors

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Aug. 11, including detailed information about alternative therapies to help lower blood pressure, and advances in translational medicine.Can alternative therapies lower blood pressure? According to the American Heart...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 7, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Last lectures, alarm fatigue, beige fat, and the risks of underage drinking

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for Aug. 4, which features the second of a two-part interview with Vincent Gattone, M.D., a professor of medicine at Indiana University who is using his terminal disease to...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 31, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: New anticoagulants, epilepsy implants, and 10 years of the Human Genome Project

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for July 28, featuring segments about three new anticoagulants, an Affordable Care Act update, and the Human Genome Project's impact on science in the past 10 years.What’s new with...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 24, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: ‘Patient Listening,’ functional fitness, and the HPV vaccine

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for July 21, including a poignant discussion with a professor of medicine about using his terminal disease to teach medical students.Are two doses of the HPV vaccine as effective...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 17, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Deadly viruses, human gene patents and stuttering in children

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for July 14, including segments about a deadly new virus that has spread from the Middle East to Europe, childhood stuttering and keeping elderly pets comfortable.Where did deadly new...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 10, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Death and dying in the 21st century, how hospice can help, and the way we die

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” presents an encore of “Around the Bedside” for July 7.In this special segment, host Anne Ryder speaks with expert physicians and nurses to explore how death and dying have changed in the...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 2, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Emergency contraception, medical education, and the art of surgery

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for June 30, featuring segments on changes to medical education, an update from the American College of Clinical Oncology’s annual meeting, and art classes for medical students.Who will...

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 27, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Universal HIV testing, the power of positivity, and the Oregon Medicaid study

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for June 23, featuring segments on HIV testing and research, the Oregon Medicaid study, and itchy pets.Does Medicaid hurt or improve recipients' health?  "Sound Medicine" contributor Aaron Carroll, M....

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 20, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Morning sickness medication, glucose control, and allergies in pets

INDIANAPOLIS - The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for June 16, featuring segments about a glucose control study, managing anger and treating colds in children.Is controversial morning sickness medication safe? In 1983, a morning sickness medication called Bendectin...

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 13, 2013

On Sound Medicine: The Great Recession, eating disorders, and medical apps

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for June 9, including several segments about medical gadgets, smartphone apps, and eating disorders.How has the Great Recession affected Americans' health? The Great Recession affected millions of jobs and...

By: IU School of Medicine On: June 6, 2013

Special broadcast of Sound Medicine: Waking up to opioids and stopping the cycle of addiction

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces a special program for June 2, dealing with the devastating consequences of prescribing opioids for pain. In this special program, we hear from expert physicians and former prescription pain addicts to explore...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 28, 2013

Sound Medicine offers a summer reading list

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for May 26, featuring segments covering the best medical and health books to stuff in your beach bag this summer. Please check local listings for broadcast dates, times and stations.“...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 22, 2013

On Sound Medicine: Changes in health care policy, barefoot running, and kidney exchanges

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for May 19 with segments focusing on the art of balance, infant heart regeneration, and kidney exchanges. Please check local listings for broadcast dates, times and stations.“Sound Medicine” covers...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 16, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Pharmaceutical funding of research, residents’ long hours, and cancer in pets

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” program for May 12 includes segments about the dangers of pesticides for pregnant women, coping with malpractice lawsuits, and a study on skyrocketing cancer rates in golden retrievers. Please check local listings for...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 9, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Doctor/patient communication, Timmy Global Health, and Patents for Humanity

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” program for May 5 includes segments about the philanthropic endeavors of Indiana natives to improve health globally and how patients can improve communication with their doctor. Please check local listings for broadcast dates,...

By: IU School of Medicine On: May 2, 2013

On Sound Medicine: Trauma surgeons in Boston, vein filters, and advances in health informatics

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for April 28, featuring segments about advancements in health care informatics, vein filters, and why smoking before surgery is hazardous to your health. Please check local listings for broadcast dates,...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 25, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Family and Medical Leave Act turns 20, health care ratings and dementia in pets

INDIANAPOLIS -- On 'Sound Medicine': Family and Medical Leave Act turns 20, health care ratings, and dementia in pets. Please check local listings for broadcast dates, times and stations.“Sound Medicine” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 18, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Addictive foods, bariatric surgery, the ‘other’ skin cancers, and ‘IU Secrets’

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for April 14, including several segments about processed foods, changes in bariatric surgery, and different types of skin cancer. Please check local listings for broadcast dates, times and stations.“Sound...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 11, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Giving stimulants to healthy children, mental health care as children age, and stressed-out millennials

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for April 7, including several pieces about mental health in young adults; “neuroenhancement” drug use by healthy children, mental health care for teens and young adults, and overstressed millennials. Please...

By: IU School of Medicine On: April 4, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Depression and exercise, mental strength training, and hardcore workouts

INDIANAPOLIS -- “Sound Medicine” announces its program for March 31, featuring several segments on physical fitness and training including the dangers of extreme workout programs, the benefits of mental strength training, and how to get fit in 20 minutes. Please...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 28, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Raw milk, driving with diabetes, and taking keys from the elderly

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for March 24, featuring several segments on patient care and nutrition, including the risks and benefits of drinking raw milk, the dangers of driving with diabetes, and how to keep...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 20, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Saying goodbye, and the risk of kidney damage and type 2 diabetes in children

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for March 17, featuring several segments covering kidney damage, diabetes in children and advances in Parkinson’s research. Please check local listings for broadcast dates, times and stations.The goodbye...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 14, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Health care costs, aspirin resistance, and diagnosing alcohol abuse

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for March 10, featuring several segments on the cost of health care, an innovative neurofibromatosis study, and the signs of alcohol abuse. Please check local listings for broadcast dates, times...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 7, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Healthcare costs, aspirin resistance, and diagnosing alcohol abuse

“Sound Medicine” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates...

By: IU School of Medicine On: March 7, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Advances in multiple sclerosis, the deep-fried truth, and how we resemble our pets

INDIANAPOLIS -- The award-winning “Sound Medicine” announces its program for March 3, featuring several segments covering multiple sclerosis research, advances in wound care, and exercise during cancer treatment to lower mortality rates. Please check local listings for broadcast dates,...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 28, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Healthy soldiers, the latest cardiac innovations, and adult ADHD

“Sound Medicine” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates on Facebook and...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 21, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: African childbirth mortality, brain surgery, and early puberty in boys

“Sound Medicine” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 15, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Changes for Medicare, fecal transplants, and studying stress to predict health

The award-winning "Sound Medicine" announces its program for Feb. 10, featuring a doc chat on the potential impact of health care law on the states, a look at how some of Detroit’s homeless are getting critical medical care,...

By: IU School of Medicine On: February 13, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Flu myths, pricey cancer drugs, and possible women’s health care funding cuts

Flu myths vs. reality: What’s the difference? Deanna Willis, M.D., associate professor of family medicine and vice chair of research in the Department of Family Medicine at the IU School of Medicine, discusses the differences...

By: IU School of Medicine On: January 31, 2013

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Revisiting memorable interviews from 2012

“Sound Medicine” covers breakthroughs in research and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates on Facebook and...

By: IU School of Medicine On: December 26, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Health care success stories, and a career retrospective with George Sledge

How can we reduce hospitalizations in nursing home patients? Recent studies have established that half of all hospitalizations of nursing home patients could be avoided with better care. Kathleen Unroe, M.D., and Greg Sachs, M.D., are...

By: IU School of Medicine On: December 19, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: OTC drug risks, diet and skin health, and the quest to help hearts regenerate

What role does diet play in your skin health? Your secret indulgences and cravings may be more visible than you think. Your diet may be responsible for the appearance of your skin. Frequent spikes in blood sugar throughout...

By: IU School of Medicine On: December 12, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Naming drugs, combating ‘chemo brain,’ and the rise in knee replacements

“Sound Medicine” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates...

By: IU School of Medicine On: December 4, 2012

Nursing: Bedside and beyond — this week on ‘Sound Medicine’ (Replay)

"Sound Medicine" airs at 2 p.m. Sundays and 9 p.m. Tuesdays on WFYI 90.1 FM. To find airtimes on a public radio station near you, check the "Sound Medicine" website.Nurses from across the state address the nursing shortage...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 20, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Rare diseases and social media; medication noncompliance; and ‘Curious Behavior’

How do traditional and social media converge to help those with rare diseases? In a field piece by Mary E. Harris, the story of Jeneva Stone and her son Robert, who suffers from a previously unidentified genetic disease,...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 15, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Medicare reimbursement changes, educating physicians about health care costs, and children’s resiliency to stress

How will recently enacted Affordable Care Act policies affect Medicare for hospitals? Two new policy changes enacted by the Affordable Care Act took effect in October. The first penalizes hospitals if Medicare patients are re-admitted within one month...

By: IU School of Medicine On: November 7, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Military suicide prevention, compounding pharmacies, and test result anxiety

“Sound Medicine” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 31, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Pap smear guidelines, cancer cell evolution, and PTSD in heart attack patients

“Sound Medicine” covers breakthrough research studies, controversial ethics topics, and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 24, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Mental health, the human-pet bond, and treating childhood aggression

“Sound Medicine” covers breakthrough research studies, topics in bioethics and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 17, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Typing breast cancer, overcoming communication barriers, and explaining health care in 200 pages

“Sound Medicine” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 11, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Work-related asthma, and testing drugs in newly diagnosed cancer patients

“Sound Medicine” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates...

By: IU School of Medicine On: October 3, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Hepatitis C and baby boomers, tropical disease, and the modern-day plague

“Sound Medicine” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 26, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Eating disorders in older women, and the Women’s Health Initiative

“Sound Medicine” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 18, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Prescription painkiller abuse, marriage and heart surgery outcomes, and hearing loss-sparing antibiotics

Sound Medicine” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates on...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 13, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Unintended pregnancies, ‘iDisorders,’ and obstacles to breast cancer diagnosis

“Sound Medicine” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates...

By: IU School of Medicine On: September 6, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: A look back at memorable field pieces from the past two years

“Sound Medicine” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 30, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Medicare changes, spanking and mental health, and medically complex children

“Sound Medicine” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 23, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Acetaminophen overdoses, transplant recovery, and obesity-related health issues

“Sound Medicine,” covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine. It’s also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads and posts updates...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 16, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Dangers of synthetic drugs, and stem cells’ potential for cancer treatments

“Sound Medicine,” also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads, covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine.What danger lies in synthetic drugs?...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 9, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Diet drugs, rapid HIV testing, and heart screenings for high school athletes

“Sound Medicine,” also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads, covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine.Are these new diet drugs worthy...

By: IU School of Medicine On: August 2, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: The lack of allergies among the Amish, rural health care, and urban farming

“Sound Medicine,” also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads, covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine.What makes Amish children less susceptible...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 26, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Pressure to secure medical research funding, and ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ author

“Sound Medicine,” also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads, covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine.Who is accountable for research fraud...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 19, 2012

On ‘Sound Medicine’: Back pain relief, the ACA and young adults, and symptoms of psychosis

“Sound Medicine,” also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads, covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine.Can iPhone technology ease back pain?...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 12, 2012

Anthrax kits, statins’ reliability and corporate wellness programs, this week on ‘Sound Medicine’

“Sound Medicine,” also available via podcast and Stitcher Radio for mobile phones and iPads, covers controversial ethics topics, breakthrough research studies and the day-to-day application of recent advancements in medicine.Is extended treatment timeframe following strokes...

By: IU School of Medicine On: July 5, 2012

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