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Sound Medicine Radio Hour

Sound Medicine 02-19-2012

http://media.soundmedicine.org/segments/021912_full.mp3

This week, a Harvard researcher studies whether patients should have access to their medical records; nicotine patches and gum don't work; bioethicists discuss "grand challenges" in global health; and Medicare now covers obesity screening. Also, fat docs don't recommend weight-loss to patients, and taking blood pressure in both arms helps diagnose heart disease.