Sound Medicine is a weekly hour about health and medicine - featuring a lively blend of studio interviews, field reports and short items on topics ranging from nutrition to sports medicine, cancer to cardiology.
Friday, August 29, 2014 11:31am
“What went wrong after Hurricane Katrina isn’t just a New Orleans problem. On this special edition of Sound Medicine, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist recounts the chaos after the flood, deciding who would live and who would die… And why one hospital was so unprepared for a major disaster… And what other health care systems can learn from what happened during five days at Memorial."
Monday, August 25, 2014 10:21am
Our "Sound Medicine" program for Aug. 24 includes
- Do unvaccinated children put others at risk?
- The importance of school nurses for health of children
- The criminalization of same-sex activity increases HIV stigma, decreases research, says IU professor
- What can we expect from Healthy People 2020?
- The expensive physical
- [Health News Headlines] Fewer Americans are dying from heart disease and stroke
- [Checkup] Avoiding overexposure to sun while driving
- [Stat] New study shows those with HIV were less likely to have MS
Sunday, August 17, 2014 9:13pm
The "Sound Medicine" program for Aug. 17 includes
- Bike safety tips—from wearing the right helmet to being aware of surroundings
- What happens when patients refuse to take medication?
- Wellness coach shares fitness tips
- IU specialist discusses Hepatitis drug, Solvadi
- New review shows aspirin could lower risk of preeclampsia
- Hospice care for pets
- [Health News Headlines] Plans of Ebola vaccine trial to begin this summer
- [Checkup] Study shows many men prefer electrical shock to being alone with thoughts
- [Stat] Fist bumps spread fewer germs than handshakes
Sunday, August 10, 2014 3:37pm
The Sound Medicine program for Aug. 10 includes
- Is my child growing properly?
- Dr. Fiore on working towards a smoke-free society; FDA regulation and e-cigarettes
- Author Nestle on the influence of consumers in the food industry
- Vocal health is important, too
- Colostomy pride
- Tying the knot often leads to better health
- [Health News Headlines] IU professor weighs in on experimental treatment for Ebola
- [Stat] Parents accidently giving children wrong amount of medication
Monday, August 4, 2014 11:02am
The 'Sound Medicine' program for Aug. 3 includes
- IU physicians discuss common sex myths and new book "Don't Put That in There!"
- Right-to-try for terminally ill patients
- Incidental findings during CT, MRI scans, or X-rays
- Low-cost heart scans: promoted by hospitals, not recommended for routine use
- From supplements to Botox, treating migraines
- [Health News Headlines] University of Wisconsin infectious disease expert weighs in on hazard of researching Ebola
- [Checkup] 'Oil pulling': an ancient form of medicine for the mouth
- [Stat] A mosquito-borne virus in the country