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During the winter, many workers are outdoors, working in cold, wet, icy, or snowy conditions. Learn how to identify symptoms that tell you there may be a problem and protect yourself from cold stress.  

Working in the Cold

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During the winter, many workers are outdoors, working in cold, wet, icy, or snowy conditions. Learn how to identify symptoms that tell you there may be a problem and protect yourself from cold stress.  Created: 2/8/2016 by National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).   Date Released: 2/8/2016.

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This podcast is based on the February 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. More than three million women in the U.S. are at risk for exposing their developing baby to alcohol. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause physical, behavioral, and intellectual disabilities that can affect a child’s whole life. Learn what can be done to keep developing babies healthy.  

CDC Vital Signs-Alcohol and Pregnancy: Why Take the Risk?

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This podcast is based on the February 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. More than three million women in the U.S. are at risk for exposing their developing baby to alcohol. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause physical, behavioral, and intellectual disabilities that can affect a child’s whole life. Learn what can be done to keep developing babies healthy.  Created: 2/2/2016 by National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).   Date Released: 2/2/2016.

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de febrero del 2016 del informe de Signos Vitales de los CDC. Más de 3 millones de mujeres en los EE. UU. tienen riesgo de exponer a su bebé en gestación al alcohol. Beber alcohol durante el embarazo puede causar discapacidades físicas, del comportamiento e intelectuales que pueden afectar a los niños de por vida. Sepa qué se puede hacer para mantener a los bebés en gestación sanos.  

CDC Signos Vitales-Alcohol y embarazo ¿Por qué correr el riesgo? (Alcohol and Pregnancy: Why Take the Risk?)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de febrero del 2016 del informe de Signos Vitales de los CDC. Más de 3 millones de mujeres en los EE. UU. tienen riesgo de exponer a su bebé en gestación al alcohol. Beber alcohol durante el embarazo puede causar discapacidades físicas, del comportamiento e intelectuales que pueden afectar a los niños de por vida. Sepa qué se puede hacer para mantener a los bebés en gestación sanos.  Created: 2/2/2016 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 2/2/2016.

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This public service announcement is based on the February 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. More than three million women in the U.S. are at risk for exposing their developing baby to alcohol. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause physical, behavioral, and intellectual disabilities that can affect a child’s whole life. Learn what can be done to keep developing babies healthy.  

Alcohol and Pregnancy: Why Take the Risk? PSA (:60)

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This public service announcement is based on the February 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. More than three million women in the U.S. are at risk for exposing their developing baby to alcohol. Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause physical, behavioral, and intellectual disabilities that can affect a child’s whole life. Learn what can be done to keep developing babies healthy.  Created: 2/2/2016 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 2/2/2016.

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Dr. David Tribble, acting director of the infectious disease clinical research program at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, discusses fungal wound infections after combat trauma.  

Fungal Wound Infection

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Dr. David Tribble, acting director of the infectious disease clinical research program at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, discusses fungal wound infections after combat trauma.  Created: 1/28/2016 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 1/28/2016.

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Emily York, integrated pest management specialist at the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, discusses the rat lungworm expansion in North America.  

Rat Lungworm Expands into North America

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Emily York, integrated pest management specialist at the Sam Noble Museum of Natural History, discusses the rat lungworm expansion in North America.  Created: 1/21/2016 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 1/21/2016.

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Becky quit smoking, but only after getting COPD, severe lung disease. Since then, she has undergone multiple medical procedures and needs continuous oxygen to breathe.  

Tips From Former Smokers - Becky

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Becky quit smoking, but only after getting COPD, severe lung disease. Since then, she has undergone multiple medical procedures and needs continuous oxygen to breathe.  Created: 1/20/2016 by Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 1/20/2016.

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Brian served our country in the military for many years. He also smoked, and got heart disease. Brian’s heart was so damaged he eventually needed a heart transplant.  

Tips From Former Smokers - Brian

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Brian served our country in the military for many years. He also smoked, and got heart disease. Brian’s heart was so damaged he eventually needed a heart transplant.  Created: 1/20/2016 by Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 1/20/2016.

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Rebecca struggled with depression for years.  She also smoked. Finally, she realized that smoking wasn’t helping her, so she got care for her depression and quit for good.  

Tips From Former Smokers - Rebecca

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Rebecca struggled with depression for years. She also smoked. Finally, she realized that smoking wasn’t helping her, so she got care for her depression and quit for good.  Created: 1/20/2016 by Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 1/20/2016.

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Kristy is a truck driver who smoked heavily to pass time.  She eventually quit for good after her lung collapsed.  

Tips From Former Smokers – Kristy (2016)

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Kristy is a truck driver who smoked heavily to pass time. She eventually quit for good after her lung collapsed.  Created: 1/20/2016 by Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.   Date Released: 1/20/2016.

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Congenital heart defects are the most common type of birth defect in the U.S. This podcast discusses the importance of pregnant women talking with their health care providers about ways to increase chances of having a healthy baby.  

Keep Baby’s Heart Healthy (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Congenital heart defects are the most common type of birth defect in the U.S. This podcast discusses the importance of pregnant women talking with their health care providers about ways to increase chances of having a healthy baby.  Created: 2/4/2016 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/4/2016.

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Birth defects have a lifetime impact on quality of life and are common in the United States. Congenital heart defects, or CHDs, are among the most common. In this podcast, Dr. Sherry Farr discusses CHDs.  

Keep Baby’s Heart Healthy (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Birth defects have a lifetime impact on quality of life and are common in the United States. Congenital heart defects, or CHDs, are among the most common. In this podcast, Dr. Sherry Farr discusses CHDs.  Created: 2/4/2016 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/4/2016.

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