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Preventing Strokes (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., and they don’t just occur in older adults. This podcast discusses ways to lessen your chances of having a stroke.  Created: 6/5/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 6/5/2014.

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Preventing Strokes (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., and they don’t just occur in older adults. Anyone can have a stroke at any age. In this podcast, Dr. Mary George discusses ways to decrease your chances of having a stroke.  Created: 6/5/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 6/5/2014.

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Heart Health (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure, is the leading cause of death in the U.S. One in 10 U.S. adults have been diagnosed with some form of heart disease. In this podcast, Dr. Matthew Ritchey discusses the four simple steps to prevent heart disease.  Created: 2/27/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/27/2014.

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Heart Health (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Cardiovascular disease, which includes heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure, is the leading cause of death in the U.S. This podcast discusses the importance of controlling the risk factors that can lead to heart disease.  Created: 2/27/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/27/2014.

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Stop the “Silent Killer” (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a major contributor to heart disease and stroke, leading causes of death in the United States. This podcast discusses the importance of controlling high blood pressure.  Created: 2/13/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/13/2014.

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Stop the “Silent Killer” (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major contributor to heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. Approximately one in three adults have high blood pressure. In this podcast, Dr. Matthew Ritchey discusses the importance of controlling high blood pressure.  Created: 2/13/2014 by MMWR.   Date Released: 2/13/2014.

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Follow Your Heart on Valentine’s Day

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This podcast discusses the ways Americans can decrease their risk of heart disease and stroke, which includes regular physical activity, blood pressure control, and cholesterol management.  Created: 2/10/2014 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 2/10/2014.

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Pass on the Salt (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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A pinch of salt can add flavor to any meal. However, excess sodium is a major cause of high blood pressure, which can lead to cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S. In this podcast, Dr. Molly Cogswell discusses the importance of limiting the amount of salt in our diets.  Created: 12/19/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/19/2013.

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Pass on the Salt (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Excess sodium is a major cause of high blood pressure, which can lead to cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the U.S. This podcast discusses efforts to reduce sodium intake in the U.S.  Created: 12/19/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 12/19/2013.

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Vital Signs – Have You Been Tested for Colorectal Cancer?

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This podcast is based on the November 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. Colorectal cancer screening saves lives, but only if you get tested. If you’re between 50 and 75, talk with your doctor about which test is best for you. If you have inflammatory bowel disease or a family history of colorectal cancer or polyps, ask your doctor if you should start screening before age 50.  Created: 11/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/5/2013.

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¿Le han hecho pruebas de detección de cáncer colorrectal? - (Have You Been Tested for Colorectal Cancer?)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de noviembre del 2013 del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Las pruebas de detección de cáncer colorrectal salvan vidas, pero solo si usted se las hace. Si tiene entre 50 y 75 años, hable con su médico acerca de cuál prueba es mejor para usted. Si tiene enfermedad inflamatoria intestinal o antecedentes de cáncer colorrectal o pólipos en su familia, pregúntele al médico si debería empezar a hacerse las pruebas de detección antes de cumplir los 50 años.  Created: 11/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/5/2013.

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Have You Been Tested for Colorectal Cancer? PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the November 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. Colorectal cancer screening saves lives, but only if you get tested. If you’re between 50 and 75, talk with your doctor about which test is best for you. If you have inflammatory bowel disease or a family history of colorectal cancer or polyps, ask your doctor if you should start screening before age 50.  Created: 11/5/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 11/5/2013.

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Vital Signs – Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke

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This podcast is based on the September 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. More than 800,000 Americans die each year from heart disease and stroke. Learn how to manage all the major risk factors.  Created: 9/3/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/3/2013.

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Muertes por enfermedades cardiacas y accidentes cerebrovasculares prevenibles - (Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de septiembre del 2013 del informe Signos Vitales de los CDC. Más de 800,000 personas en los Estados Unidos mueren cada año a causa de enfermedades cardiacas y accidentes cerebrovasculares. Aprenda cómo controlar todos los principales factores de riesgo.  Created: 9/3/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/3/2013.

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Preventable Deaths from Heart Disease and Stroke PSA (:60)

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This 60 second public service announcement is based on the September 2013 CDC Vital Signs report. More than 800,000 Americans die each year from heart disease and stroke. Learn how to manage all the major risk factors.  Created: 9/3/2013 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/3/2013.

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Controlling Hypertension (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects one third of U.S. adults and is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke. A recent study found an increase in self-reported high blood pressure among U.S. adults, and an increase in the use of medications to control high blood pressure. In this podcast, Dr. Fleetwood Loustalot discusses the importance of controlling high blood pressure.  Created: 4/4/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/4/2013.

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Controlling Hypertension (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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A recent study found an increase in self-reported high blood pressure among U.S. adults, and an increase in the use of medications to control high blood pressure. This podcast discusses the importance of controlling high blood pressure.  Created: 4/4/2013 by MMWR.   Date Released: 4/4/2013.

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Hidden Sodium

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In this podcast, learn about reducing sodium intake by knowing what to eat and the main sources of sodium in the diet. It's important for a healthy lifestyle.  Created: 3/4/2013 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 3/4/2013.

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Vital Signs - High Blood Pressure

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In the U.S., nearly one third of the adult population have high blood pressure, the leading risk factor for heart disease and stroke - two of the nation's leading causes of death.  Created: 10/2/2012 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 10/17/2012.

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Vital Signs – Presión arterial alta (High Blood Pressure)

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En los EE. UU. casi un tercio de la población adulta tiene presión arterial alta, el principal factor de riesgo de enfermedades cardiacas y accidentes cerebrovasculares, dos de las principales causas de muerte en el país.  Created: 10/2/2012 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 10/17/2012.

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Blood Pressure Check (A Minute of Health with CDC)

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Uncontrolled hypertension can lead to heart attacks, strokes, heart failure, and kidney disease. This podcast discusses the importance of controlling your blood pressure.  Created: 9/13/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/13/2012.

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Blood Pressure Check (A Cup of Health with CDC)

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Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects one in three adults in the United States. Of these, only half have it under control. In this podcasts, Dr. Amy Valderrama discusses the importance of getting your blood pressure screened regularly.  Created: 9/13/2012 by MMWR.   Date Released: 9/13/2012.

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Teaming Up Against High Blood Pressure

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This podcast is based on the September 2012 CDC Vital Signs report. A team-based approach by patients, health care systems, and health care providers is one of the best ways to treat uncontrolled high blood pressure.  Created: 9/4/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/4/2012.

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Unámonos contra la presión arterial alta (Teaming Up Against High Blood Pressure)

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Este podcast se basa en el informe Vital Signs de los CDC de septiembre del 2012. Una de las mejores formas de tratar la presión arterial que no está controlada es con un enfoque de equipo con participación del paciente, del sistema de salud y de los proveedores de atención médica.  Created: 9/4/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/4/2012.

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Teaming Up Against High Blood Pressure PSA (:60)

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Nearly one-third of American adults have high blood pressure, and more than half of them don’t have it under control. Simply seeing a doctor and taking medications isn’t enough for many people who have high blood pressure. A team-based approach by patients, health care systems, and health care providers is one of the best ways to treat uncontrolled high blood pressure.  Created: 9/4/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 9/4/2012.

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Too Much Sodium

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This podcast is based on the February 2012 CDC Vital Signs report. Ninety percent of Americans age two and older eat too much sodium which can increase your risk for high blood pressure and often leads to heart disease and stroke, two leading causes of death in the US. Learn several small steps you can take to reduce the amount of sodium in your diet.  Created: 2/7/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 2/7/2012.

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Demasiado sodio (Too Much Sodium)

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Este podcast se basa en la edición de febrero del 2012 del informe Vital Signs de los CDC. El 90 por ciento de los estadounidenses mayores de dos años de edad consumen mucho sodio (sal), lo cual puede aumentar el riesgo de hipertensión arterial, una afección que a menudo resulta en enfermedades cardiovasculares y accidentes cerebrovasculares, dos de las causas principales de muerte en los EE. UU. Infórmese sobre las medidas sencillas que puede tomar para reducir el consumo de sodio en su alimentación.  Created: 2/7/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 2/7/2012.

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Too Much Sodium PSA (:60)

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This 60 second PSA is based on the February 2012 CDC Vital Signs report. Ninety percent of Americans age two and older eat too much sodium which can increase your risk for high blood pressure and often leads to heart disease and stroke, two leading causes of death in the US. Learn several small steps you can take to reduce the amount of sodium in your diet.  Created: 2/7/2012 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 2/7/2012.

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Salt Matters: Preserving Choice, Protecting Health (Long Version)

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This video presents information about salt as a major contributor to high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke.  Created: 2/1/2011 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP).   Date Released: 4/20/2011.

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High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol-What You Need to Know PSA (:60)

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This 30-second PSA gives ways to reduce your risk for heart disease and stroke.  Created: 2/1/2011 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 2/1/2011.

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High Blood Pressure and Cholesterol—What You Need to Know

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This podcast is based on the February, 2011 CDC Vital Signs report which indicates that two out of three U.S. adults with high cholesterol and half of U.S. adults with high blood pressure don't have their condition under control which puts them at risk for heart disease and stroke. Listen to this program for ways to reduce your risk for heart disease and stroke.  Created: 2/1/2011 by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Date Released: 2/1/2011.

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Salt Matters: Preserving Choice, Protecting Health (Short Version)

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This video presents information about salt as a major contributor to high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke.  Created: 2/1/2011 by National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP).   Date Released: 2/1/2011.

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Heart Disease and Stroke in Women

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This women's health podcast focuses on the impact of heart disease and stroke in women and includes steps to prevent these conditions.  Created: 5/11/2009 by Office of Women’s Health (OWH) and National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP).   Date Released: 5/11/2009.

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