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Are Nurse Practitioners the Solution to Indiana’s Physician Shortage?

More nurse practitioners are stepping up to meet the needs of Hoosier patients as Indiana grapples with a shortage of primary care doctors.

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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: 04-26-09

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

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

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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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