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Medicaid Is Rural America's Financial Midwife

Brianna Foster, 23, lives minutes away from Genesis Hospital, the main source of health care and the only hospital with maternity services in southeastern Ohio’s rural Muskingum County.

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On The Front Lines Of A Drug Crisis: A New Video Series

On The Front Lines Of A Drug Crisis: A New Video Series

The opioid addiction crisis is often reported on in desperate terms. But, to the people working on the frontlines of the problem, there are known and proven approaches that can help.

Sound Medicine: 04-12-09

Apr 12, 2009

Topics for this week include: One-Time Flu Vaccine; Did You Know?: Preventing Child Abuse; Maintain Your Own Medical Records; Anesthesia and Learning Disabilities; Doc Chat: Lidocaine Side Effects; Checkup: Reversible Dementia; Global Childhood Diabetes; Book: A Short History of Medicine

Sound Medicine: 04-05-09

Apr 5, 2009

Topics this week include: Beach Trips and Kids Skin Cancer; Did You Know?: Questioning Cleansing Diets; Alcohol Dependence and Decision Making; Mindful Eating; Checkup: Warm-ups for Surgeons; Sound Ethics: Medical Conscience Rule; Happier Marriages for Empty Nesters

Sound Medicine: 03-29-09

Mar 29, 2009

Topics for this week include: The Prostate Screening Conundrum; Did You Know?: Love Handles and Breathing Difficulties; Myelin Breakdown and Brain Decline; The Night Shift and Breast Cancer; Checkup: HIV Vaccine?; Dance for Fitness; Combining Dance & Science -- Ferocious Beauty: Genome

Sound Medicine: March 22, 2009

Mar 22, 2009

Topics this week include work rules for medical residents; changes in federal policy on embryonic stem cell research; the human-cold genome; the benefits of palliative care; and the Grace Notes essay "Treating Terminal Cancer Means Not Giving Up, But Choosing Different Goals" by Dr. Larry Cripe.

Sound Medicine: 03-15-09

Mar 15, 2009

Topics for this week include: ICU Patients Get Up and Moving; CT Scans; Gut Reaction: Overeating Can Impair Body Function; Checkup: Diet Betting; Self Sabotage: A Psychologist’s View; Exercise and Moods

Sound Medicine: 03-08-09

Mar 8, 2009

Topics for this week include: Bariatric Surgery & Brittle Bones; Transfats that Occur Naturally; Book: Adolescents with Cancer; Why Teens Smoke; Not all Seniors Should Cut Calories; Book: The World is Fat; Check up: How Colors Affect Us; Did you know?: Anger & Heart Problems

Sound Medicine: 03-01-09

Mar 1, 2009

Topics for this week include: Brain Study Indicates Why Some Memories Persist; Dean Ornish, The Spectrum; Sound Ethics: Obama's Health-Related Policy Agenda; Did You Know?: Healing With Blood Plasma; Hypothermia for Heart Attack Patients; Pelvic Pain: A Difficult Diagnosis; Checkup: Redheads Require More Anesthesia

Sound Medicine: 02-22-09

Feb 22, 2009

Topics for this week include: New Deadly Virus in Zambia; Sound Ethics: Fertility Ethics & Octuplets; Did You Know?: Paying Smokers to Quit; Insurance for Medical Tourists; Checkup: Gambling During Hard Times; Childhood Obesity & Heart Disease; Book: Diabetic Athlete's Handbook

Sound Medicine: 02-15-09

Feb 15, 2009

Topics for this week include: Health IT & the Fed Stimulus Bill; Did You Know?: Eating Red; Pancreatic Cancer Surgery; Contact Lenses and Infections; Checkup: Avoid Winter Sports Injuries; Doc Chat: Light Drinking During Pregnancy; Book: The End of Food

Sound Medicine: 02-08-09

Feb 8, 2009

Topics for this week include: Flu Season Update & Prevention; Did You Know?: Computerized Hospitals Have Fewer Patient Deaths; Awake During Brain Surgery; Sound Ethics: Detecting Bias in Medical Reporting; Checkup: Teen Abstinence Pledges; Myths About Prenatal Genetic Testing; Book: Do Gentlemen Really Prefer Blondes?


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What's Your Health care Workaround Story?

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