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Ohio Community Fears Pollution From Planned Coal Mine

“I water my horses out of this creek down here,” Jeff Ivers says, resting his hand on his horse’s nose. He looks out over his land: 43 acres, surrounded on three sides by Perry State Forest, with a small creek running through it.

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The Workaround: A New Video Series

The Workaround: A Video Series

A deeper look at how everyday people work around the American health care system.

Sound Medicine August 30, 2009

Aug 30, 2009

This week on Sound Medicine: High school athletes and heat stroke; drug companies and healthcare reform; and a young film maker discusses his experience with teen depression. Dr. Larry Cripe reads a Grace Notes essay. Also, non-head hair transplants and popcorn's health properties.

Sound Medicine 08-23-09

Aug 23, 2009

This week on Sound Medicine: MRSA staph infections from household pets; health insurance reform ideas; and an interview with the authors of Don't Swallow Your Gum, Drs. Aaron Carroll and Rachel Vreeman. Jeremy Shere covers sleeping-baby safety and pain-relief from swearing.

Sound Medicine 08-16-09

Aug 16, 2009

This week on Sound Medicine: The latest on the healthcare reform debate; treating alcoholism with drugs; unemployment as a health risk; and an interview with Howard Gleckman, author of Caring for Our Parents. Jeremy Shere covers lawnmower safety and stretching before exercise.

Sound Medicine 08-09-09

Aug 9, 2009

This week <em>Sound Medicine</em> visits Camp Medical Detective, where minority youths learn about medical professions. Other topics include Indiana University's Medical Service Learning programs; eating disorders; cross-training the mind; and we hear another essay in Dr. Larry Cripe's Grace Notes series.

Sound Medicine 08-02-09

Aug 2, 2009

This week, it is a Sound Ethics extravaganza. Host Barbara Lewis and IU bioethicist Eric Meslin revisit the following topics: the ethics of prescribing placebos; "Octomom" and IVF regulation; the "conscience rule" for medical professionals; exceptions to informed consent in medical research; and a terrific resource for evaluating accuracy in health news stories.

Sound Medicine 07-26-09

Jul 26, 2009

Topics this week include a CDC forecast for the fall 2009 flu season; vaccine requirements and recommendations for school kids, the latest research in colonoscopy, a day in the life of a sex-ed teacher; and an interview with Dr. David Kessler, author of "The End of Overeating."

Sound Medicine 07-19-09

Jul 19, 2009

Topics this week include a report on the new anti-tobacco legislation; a discussion about the public health impact of the anti-tobacco laws; heart tissue regeneration; and, in the second in our series on evidence based medicine, Dr. David Newman explains why doctors regularly recommend treatments that are NOT proven effective.

Sound Medicine 07-12-09

Jul 12, 2009

Topics this week include acupuncture research -- with toothpicks; evidence-based medicine; and compassion fatigue in health care professions.

Sound Medicine 07-05-09

Jul 5, 2009

Topics this week include brown fat, cell phones and teen drivers, FDA Zicam warning, and a Sound Ethics chat with the author of The Future of Bioethics.

Sound Medicine 06-28-09

Jun 28, 2009

Topics this week include an update on health reform, whooping cough vaccine refusals, complete life cancer care, and Larry Cripe's Grace Notes essay, "Sara's Pin."

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The Workaround: A New Podcast From Side Effects Public Media

These are stories of the difficult and sometimes shocking things people do to work around the American health care system.

On The Front Lines Of A Drug Crisis: A 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.