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Why New Mothers In Indiana Are Dying At One Of The Nation’s Highest Rates

Courtney Reimlinger was breastfeeding her week-old son last year when she felt a pain in her chest. The pain was excruciating, the 23-year-old Indianapolis native remembers, much worse than the 10 hours in labor she'd spent a week before. It spread up her neck and into her head, and soon she was slipping in and out of consciousness.

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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: 06-14-09

Jun 14, 2009

Topics this week include: Don't Mix Plavix and Heartburn pills, Did You Know?: XTreme Eating, Misused Booster Seats, Book: Early Intervention and Autism, Checkup: Climate Change and Health, Participating in a Clinical Trial

Sound Medicine: 06-07-09

Jun 7, 2009

Topics this week: A Cure for the Peanut Allergy, Importance of Childhood Play, Did You Know?: More Exercise for Pregnant Women, Impulsivity Triggers Alcoholism, Checkup: Brains Prefer Pictures, Sound Ethics: Maintaining Privacy with Electronic Medical Records

Sound Medicine: 05-31-09

May 31, 2009

Sound Medicine: 05-24-09

May 24, 2009

Topics this week: High-Fructose Corn Syrup, a Villain?; Did You Know? -- The Mediterranean Diet is Good for the Eyes; Swine Flu and International Law; Training Medical Students to Spot Melanoma; Checkup: The Scrub Club for Clean Hands; and the book Book: Brain Rules

Sound Medicine: 05-17-09

May 17, 2009

Topics for this week include: Bedbugs on the Rise; Did You Know -- More Education Means Better Health; Swine Flu Vaccine; No Benefit from Multivitamins; Checkup: Healthy Menu, Unhealthy Choices; Book: Cleveland Clinic Guide to Arthritis; Grace Notes: Amazing Grace

Sound Medicine: 5-10-2009

May 10, 2009

Topics for this week: Swine Flu Update, Watching Swine for H1N1 Infection, Did You Know?: 2009 Air Pollution Report, Irradiating Food for Safety, International Adoptees with Drug-Resistant TB, Checkup: Caffeine in Sports, Book: The Soul of Medicine, Tales from the Bedside, Happy? Experiences vs. Stuff, Sing When You Wash Hands

Sound Medicine: 05-03-09

May 3, 2009

Topics for this week include: Swine Flu and Air Travel; Did You Know?: Blueberries for Reducing Belly Fat; Keeping Drinking Water Safe; New Tools for CPR Professionals; Checkup: Noise-Induced Hearing Loss; Sound Ethics: Informed Consent in Emergency Medicine

Sound Medicine: 04-26-09

Apr 26, 2009

Topics for this week include: Rise in Drug Abuse Among Baby Boomers; Why Boomers Abuse Drugs; Did You Know?: Hot Tea & Esophageal Cancer; Fat Cells Are Different in Obese Individuals; Statins Don't Protect Against Alzheimer's; Checkup: Romantic Love Lasts; Thyroid Conditions and the "Oprah-Effect"; An Opera Singer's "Next 100 Pounds"

Sound Medicine: 04-19-09

Apr 19, 2009

Topics for this week include: Federal Stimulus Funding for Health Clinics; Public Health Insurance: A Good Idea; Did You Know?: Sports Drinks May Harm Teeth; Book: Healthcare: Guaranteed; Temperature Shifts Cause Migraines; Checkup: Recession Healthcare Toolkit; Book: Forgetting: When to Worry, What to Do; Grace Notes: Dying Pretty

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

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What's Your Health care Workaround Story?

What's Your Health care Workaround Story?

What is the craziest thing you've had to do to get the health care you need? We're launching a new podcast called "The Workaround", and we're looking for your stories!

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