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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: 06-21-09

Jun 21, 2009

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

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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.