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Overdose related to prescription opioids has become an epidemic. This podcast discusses the risks of this type of drug sometimes used to treat pain, and how to protect yourself.  

The Prescription Opioid Pain Medication Overdose Epidemic

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Overdose related to prescription opioids has become an epidemic. This podcast discusses the risks of this type of drug sometimes used to treat pain, and how to protect yourself. .  Created: 4/19/2016 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 4/19/2016.

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Kaitlin Benedict, CDC epidemiologist, discusses Histoplasma capsulatum infection.  

75 Years of Histoplasmosis Outbreaks in the United States

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Kaitlin Benedict, CDC epidemiologist, discusses Histoplasma capsulatum infection.  Created: 3/24/2016 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 3/24/2016.

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This podcast is based on the April 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. A pregnant woman who is infected with Zika virus can pass it to her fetus which is linked to microcephaly, a serious birth defect. This podcast discusses how to protect yourself from Zika virus.  

CDC Vital Signs-Zika and Pregnancy: What You Should Know

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This podcast is based on the April 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. A pregnant woman who is infected with Zika virus can pass it to her fetus which is linked to microcephaly, a serious birth defect. This podcast discusses how to protect yourself from Zika virus.  Created: 4/1/2016 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 4/1/2016.

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Este podcast se basa en el informe de Signos Vitales de los CDC de abril del 2016. Una mujer embarazada infectada por el virus del Zika puede pasar el virus a su feto. El virus se ha vinculado a la microcefalia, un defecto congénito grave. Este podcast trata sobre cómo protegerse del virus del Zika.  

CDC Signos Vitales: El zika y el embarazo Lo que debe saber (Zika and Pregnancy: What You Should Know)

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Este podcast se basa en el informe de Signos Vitales de los CDC de abril del 2016. Una mujer embarazada infectada por el virus del Zika puede pasar el virus a su feto. El virus se ha vinculado a la microcefalia, un defecto congénito grave. Este podcast trata sobre cómo protegerse del virus del Zika.  Created: 4/1/2016 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 4/1/2016.

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This 60 second Public Service Announcement is based on the April 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. A pregnant woman who is infected with Zika virus can pass it to her fetus which is linked to microcephaly, a serious birth defect. This podcast discusses how to protect yourself from Zika virus.  

Zika and Pregnancy: What You Should Know PSA (:60)

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This 60 second Public Service Announcement is based on the April 2016 CDC Vital Signs report. A pregnant woman who is infected with Zika virus can pass it to her fetus which is linked to microcephaly, a serious birth defect. This podcast discusses how to protect yourself from Zika virus.  Created: 4/1/2016 by National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).   Date Released: 4/1/2016.

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While fewer high school students are smoking cigarettes and cigars, the popularity of e-cigarettes and hookahs has increased. This podcast discusses the importance of communicating tobacco hazards to young people.  

Teens and Tobacco (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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While fewer high school students are smoking cigarettes and cigars, the popularity of e-cigarettes and hookahs has increased. This podcast discusses the importance of communicating tobacco hazards to young people.  Created: 4/14/2016 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/14/2016.

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Tobacco use is well-documented as one of the leading causes of many severe illnesses, including cancer and heart disease. Discouraging tobacco use among young people can decrease the likelihood that they’ll use it later in life. In this podcast, Dr. Tushar Singh discusses ways to prevent tobacco use among students.  

Teens and Tobacco (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Tobacco use is well-documented as one of the leading causes of many severe illnesses, including cancer and heart disease. Discouraging tobacco use among young people can decrease the likelihood that they’ll use it later in life. In this podcast, Dr. Tushar Singh discusses ways to prevent tobacco use among students.  Created: 4/14/2016 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/14/2016.

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