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Sound Medicine Radio Hour

Sound Medicine 08-15-10

http://media.soundmedicine.org/segments/081510_full.mp3

Keeping young athletes hydrated during hot weather is the top story this week. Also, uninsured patients have higher death rates; budget cuts to county health departments; and helping third-world newborns breathe. And, Barbara Lewis talks to an optometrist about the safety of "anime eyes" contact lenses. In the Sound Medicine Checkup, stroking a rat’s whisker can prevent a stroke in the animal.